Free webinar: Preventing falls in construction

Falls from elevation are a leading cause of death for construction workers – accounting for 281 of the 849 preventable construction fatalities recorded in 2012, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The National Safety Council and the SWR Institute are hosting a free webinar Tuesday, June 3, on identifying and preventing fall hazards in the construction industry. Learn about common factors that contribute to falls, how to analyze work areas for fall hazards, the hierarchy of controls for fall hazards, and OSHA regulations and resources on fall prevention. Register today.