"Keeping Factory Falls Down: Lessons from OSHA's Construction Safety Stand-Down," Industry Week May 19, 2015
“Understanding the most common OSHA regulations for fall safety that apply to the manufacturing industry is the first step toward creating a safer environment that helps to minimize and prevent not only falls, but also the potential for an OSHA citation,” writes Stefan A. Borovina, an attorney in Goldberg Segalla’s OSHA and Worksite Safety Practice Group.
In this article authored for Industry Week, Stefan explores the lessons manufacturers can learn from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s annual “National Safety Stand-Down” to prevent falls in the construction industry.
“While fall-related injuries and deaths are not as prevalent in manufacturing as they are in construction, where they are a leading cause of death, they still rank in the top three overall workplace accidents,” Stefan writes. “And in manufacturing, just as in construction, the majority of them are preventable.”
Read the article here:
- “Keeping Factory Falls Down: Lessons from OSHA's Construction Safety Stand-Down,” Industry Week, May 19, 2015