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Fall Protection Remains the Highest Cited OSHA Standard Violation

Dec 4th, 2019

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released the list of frequently cited standard violations in the construction industry for 2019. Among the top ten, taking first place again this year is fall protection followed by scaffolds and ladders. The total number of citations in the construction industry for the year was almost 28,000 […]

Organizations Step Up for Ladder Safety

Jun 7th, 2016

Falls are a major hazard in the construction field, accounting forĀ 349 out of 874 total deaths in construction in 2014, according to statistics from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Ladders play a big role in a lot of those accidents. OSHA statistics show that construction violations related to ladders ranked as the seventh […]