Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

National Safety

To Prevent Falls in Construction



A tremendous success over the last six years!

  • Stand-downs were reported in all 50 states and internationally.
  • Participants included commercial construction companies of all sizes, residential construction contractors, sub- and independent contractors, highway construction companies, general industry employers, the U.S. Military, other government participants, unions, employer's trade associations, institutes, employee interest organizations, and safety equipment manufacturers.
  • Over 150 public events were held across the country each year
  • Falls to a lower level decreased from 366 to 320 (2018 BLS Data).

Six Years of National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

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