Falling Short: Why Your Fall Protection Program Isn’t Working
By Kady Olson | May 2, 2022
Read Time: 1 Minute
Falls account for nearly one-third of the deaths that occur among construction workers on an annual basis. OSHA’s Fall Protection Standard is the most commonly violated standard, with over 6,000 citations issued to construction companies each year.
In recent years, there have been several advancements in fall protection technology, so why are falls still so prevalent in the construction industry?
Join Wesco’s team of safety consultants as they take an in-depth look at the real reasons why fall protection programs fail. In conjunction with OSHA’s Safety Stand Down, this free course will focus on the underlying causes in your organization that lead to injuries and violations associated with the Fall Protection Standard. This session is designed to shift your focus towards a holistic safety management approach rather than simply complying with the standard.
Learn the key elements to keep your program from falling short of protecting your employees by watching our free, on-demand webinar.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Kady Olson, CSP, is a National Safety Consultant with over ten years of experience in the life sciences, construction and manufacturing industries. She has a B.S. in Chemistry and a M.S. in Occupational Safety. She specializes in health and safety program development, implementation and evaluation, in addition to training customers in OSHA 10- and 30-hour construction, ergonomics, hazardous waste operations and emergency response, and safety leadership.