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OSHA Launches Nationwide Fall Protection Initiative

May 1, 2023

Via: ENR

The Dept. of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is undertaking a nationwide effort to prevent falls in construction and all other industries. Falls are responsible for more worksite deaths than any other type of accident.

In announcing the National Emphasis Program on May 1, OSHA also said that fall-related violations are the the kind most frequently cited in the agency’s construction inspections.

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