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Solutions to Reduce Injuries

Posted by Kevin Prior on

Second Leading Cause of Death According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were 241 deaths caused by dropped objects in the U.S in 2019. OSHA’s “Focus Four” training recognizes “struck by and object” as the second of four leading causes of worker deaths on construction sites. Dropped objects can also cause injuries to people who are not workers or cause damage to their property. Tool Tethering + Training + Inspection = Prevention Tool tethering equipment combined with appropriate worker training and regular equipment inspection can help to prevent these deaths, injuries, and damage. Manufacturers should comply with...

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