Tag: fall prevention

Construction Processes, Construction Site Safety, Legal, Regulations

Occupational fatality leads to lawsuit against PPE maker

February 14, 2020


The widow of a worker who suffered fatal injuries in a fall has filed a lawsuit against 3M, alleging that the manufacturer’s fall prevention product failed to perform according to representations made by the company. According to news sources, construction […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Aerial work remains dangerous

March 21, 2017


Despite advances in safety for construction workers across a variety of settings, those who must use elevating work platforms (MEWPs) and aerial work platforms (AWPs) to perform their job duties remain at risk. According to the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), […]

Construction Site Safety, Hazards

How to work safely in aerial lifts

March 10, 2017


Operators of any aerial work platform should be trained and familiar with the equipment before using it. During operation, it is essential for operators to remain aware of site work hazards and changing conditions that may affect safe operation of […]