OSHA Plans National Safety Stand-Down May 6-10

OSHA Plans National Safety Stand-Down May 6-10

Safety manager Jessica Flores waits with Timothy Byrd, an operations supervisor, as he prepares to check trucks entering the yard at Texas Outhouse. He is inspecting to make sure the Safety Vision Observer 4000 HVR high-resolution cameras properly work, and fire extinguishers are charged. (Photos by Jon Shapley)

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will hold its annual National Safety Stand-Down to prevent falling injuries May 6-10.

Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 395 of the 1,069...

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