At a recent Arizona Rock Products Association Safety and Transportation committee meeting, a representative from ADOT reported the following statistics from Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Motor Carrier Management Information System. This snapshot represents data as of 1/27/2017:
In safety we spend a lot of time focused on what went wrong. All the reports and statistics on incidents, injuries, fatalities and citations intended to motivate us to identify and control hazards. In contrast today’s message is to share a success story recently reported by OSHA in their latest edition of Quicktakes.
Join the American Ladder Institute in celebrating the first annual Ladder Safety month. The intent of this new designation is to raise awareness for the hazards posed to the US workforce by this very commonly used equipment.
Falls from ladders are preventable, and yet they account for about 20,000 injuries and 300 deaths each year.