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September 14-18, 2020


Resources for Employers and Employees

Stand-Down Posters

National Safety STAND-DOWN TO PREVENT FALLS IN CONSTRUCTION September 1418, 2020. Stop Falls Stand-Down - Plan a toolbox talk or other safety activity; Take a break to talk about how to prevent falls; Provide training for all workers. For more information: www.osha.gov/StopFallsStandDown #StandDown4Safety - (800) 321-OSHA (6742) - sponsored by U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, CDC Workplace Safety and Health, NIOSH, and NORA. Safety Pays. Falls Cost.
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OSHA's Falls Prevention Campaign Page (en español)

Fall Prevention Training Guide

A Lesson Plan for Employers (PDF) (EPUB | MOBI). Spanish (PDF) (EPUB | MOBI).

Fall Prevention Publications

Webpage contains fall prevention materials in English and Spanish.

Ladder Safety Guidance


  • Ladder Jack Scaffolds Fact Sheet (PDF)
  • Narrow Frame Scaffolds Fact Sheet (HTML PDF)
  • Tube and Coupler Scaffolds - Erection and Use Fact Sheet (PDF)
  • Tube and Coupler Scaffolds - Planning and Design Fact Sheet (PDF)
  • Scaffolding Booklet (HTML PDF)
  • OSHA Scaffold eTool

Additional Educational Materials

Stand-Down Partner Materials

Outreach Training Materials

Fall Safety Videos

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