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National Safety Stand-Down 2019

Posted: May 2, 2019

National Safety Stand-Down 2019

The sixth annual National Safety Stand-Down to prevent falls in construction will be next week May 6-10th.  Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 366, which is about 35% of the construction fatalities recorded in 2017.

 

Those deaths were preventable. The National Safety Stand-Down raises fall hazard awareness across the country in an effort to stop fall fatalities and injuries.

 

A Safety Stand-Down is a voluntary event for employers to talk directly to employees about safety. Any workplace can hold a stand-down by taking a break to focus on “Fall Hazards” and reinforcing the importance of “Fall Prevention”.

If your team would like help our help in conducting your stand-down, don’t hesitate to call us at 888.250.1830 or email us at info@coresafety.com

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