Posts Tagged: Falls

Fall Clearance: How to Correctly Calculate

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If you or your construction team work at heights, you must understand how to effectively calculate fall clearance. This is the distance needed to prevent a worker from hitting the ground or lower level in case of a fall. ┬áBecause even a small miscalculation can result in serious injury or death, accuracy is essential. Follow… Read More »

Slips, Trips and Falls

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Safety tips: Keep the floor clear. Remember to keep hoses and electrical cords out of walkways. Keep the floor clean. Clean up grease, water and other liquids immediately. Install non-skid mats in walkways and handrails in stairways. Climbing and reaching high places will increase your chance of falling. Use appropriate gear for tasks in these… Read More »

Slips, Trips, and Falls

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Each year many people are disabled from falling accidents. Slips, trips and falls often result in serious injuries including strains, sprains, broken bones and fractures. Slips occur when there is not enough friction between your feet and the surface on which you work or walk. Wet surfaces, occasional spills, weather hazards such as snow or… Read More »