Did you know that the #1 cause of death in the construction industry is falls? Death from a fall on the job site can be preventable when you follow these 3 tips from OSHA.
- PLAN to complete the job safely. When quoting a job, your employer should be factoring into his costs the rental of tools like scaffolding and ladders if you are required to work at any height.
- PROVIDE the proper equipment. When you are working at any height over 6 feet, you are at a greater risk of serious injury, even death, if you fall. Different tools are more appropriate for different jobs. Make sure you are being provided with the proper tools to complete your job.
- TRAIN on safe equipment use. Your employer should train you on the proper use of any tools or equipment you will be using on the job site.
The worker’s compensation attorneys at Carter Mario want to make sure you stay safe on the job site.