Construction Safety Week 2024 Puts Spotlight on Fall Prevention

During the 10th annual event, contractors will stand down with OSHA to highlight hazards associated with working at heights.

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More than 70 major contractors in the U.S. and Canada will take part in the 10th annual Construction Safety Week starting Monday. 

Founded by the Construction Industry Safety Initiative and the Incident & Injury Free Executive Forum, the event’s organizers provide companies with resources for toolbox talks in an effort to raise awareness about worker health and safety in the industry, presenting an opportunity to recommit to best practices in the workplace.

This year, the leaders of Construction Safety Week are partnering with OSHA and its National Safety Stand-down initiative to call attention to fall prevention in construction. Falls are a leading cause of injury and death in the industry.

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