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National Safety Stand-Down to prevent falls in construction May 8-12, 2017 - 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)
Poster for Communication Tower Industry (PDF)

  • 3M recalls fall prevention device over safety concerns
    DBI-SALA Lad-Saf Sleeve - Stop Use and Recall/Replacement (English) (Spanish), August 30, 2016

  • National Safety Stand-Down To Prevent Falls in Construction webpage
    • Poster for Communication Tower Industry (PDF)
  • Fall from a Telecommunications Tower: FATAL Facts (PDF). OSHA Fatal Facts.
  • Preventing Falls in Construction. OSHA's Fall Prevention Campaign.
  • Fall protection. OSHA Safety and Health Topics Page.
  • The Telecommunication Industry Registered Apprenticeship Program (TIRAP) is a joint venture of telecommunications companies, industry associations, and the U.S. Department of Labor ("DoL") that develops DoL-credentialed apprenticeship programs available to qualified employers for career development of the telecommunications workforce.
    • FCC and DOL announce wireless apprenticeship program. The Wireless Infrastructure Association is orchestrating the Telecommunications Industry Registered Apprenticeship Program (TIRAP). DOL/FCC Fact Sheet (PDF).
    • TIRAP Educational videos
  • OSHA's On-site Consultation Program offers free and confidential safety and occupational health advice to small and medium-sized businesses in all states across the country, with priority given to high-hazard worksites. On-site Consultation services are separate from enforcement and do not result in penalties or citations. Consultants from state agencies or universities work with employers to identify workplace hazards, provide advice on compliance with OSHA standards, and assist in establishing injury and illness prevention programs.
  • The National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE)
  • RF Radiation Awareness: Presentation, Video, Toolbox Talk, and Guide from the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR)
  • RF Radiation Hazard Alert Publication from CPWR in English and Spanish.

Highlights

National Safety Stand-Down to prevent falls in construction May 8-12, 2017 - 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)
Poster for Communication Tower Industry (PDF)

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