Dr Branche & the National Stand-Down for Fall Prevention
Over the past 2 years, NIOSH, OSHA and CPWR have drawn increased attention to construction safety, and particularly preventing fall-related injuries and fatalities, through the National Stand-Down for Fall Prevention.
The event has helped focus employer and employee attention on the need to identify and control hazards and to cleary communicate the importance of approaching each work task with safety in mind.
During the upcoming ASSE Construction Safety Symposium, Christine Branche, Ph.D., principal associate director and director, NIOSH Office of Construction Safety and Health, will share tips and guidance on delivering a successful safety stand-down. ASSE recently spoke with Dr. Branche about how OSH professionals can use these events to generate positive momentum for safety. Read the interview here.
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