During the demolition of a building, a complaint was lodged with UK Health and Safety Executive inspectors, who visited the site and found a worker stripping slates from a fragile roof without any safety measures in place to prevent a fall, or mitigate any potential life-threatening effects as a result of such a fall.
3M has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Capital Safety -- a leading global provider of fall protection equipment, one of the fastest-growing safety categories within the global personal protective equipment industry.
Innovative ladder style now available with casters; enhanced mobility provides improved productivity and comfort
May 20, 2015
Werner, the trusted leader in the manufacturing of professional and consumer ladders, announces the introduction of Podium ladders with casters. The Podium is a new style of ladder that allows the user to work facing any direction and is now available with factory installed casters. With the addition of casters, the Podium ladder is easier to move around the jobsite to further improve productivity.
OSHA, NIOSH, NORA, CPWR partner to spread the fall prevention message
May 6, 2015
With this year’s National Fall Safety Stand-Down – which began on Monday – OSHA is hoping to reach even more than the million+ workers who heard the word in the 2014 event, by way of the more than 5,000 construction industry employers who got involved.