Job Site Fall Safety from Moffitt

Job site fall safety needs to be every contractor’s top priority. Prepare yourself and know the risks to prevent the unthinkable. The infographic below breaks down the facts about nonfatal injuries from falls on the job. Workplace safety, especially ladder safety, lift safety, and personal safety, are essential components for the success of Moffitt.

Job Site Fall Safety
Job Site Fall Safety

Job Site Safety: Did you know?

  1. 33% of fractures are from falls from the same level. Not off a roof or down stands, simply falling down from standing.
  2. 13% of Falls to a lower level are through an existing opening. This is a particularly relevant concern for roofing contractors.
  3. An injury from a fall will you put a worker out of commission for an average of 10 days.

Regardless, even non-fatal falls can be catastrophic. For someone in manufacturing or construction, they can cause a fundamental problem for a worker’s livelihood. All from simple, often avoidable, falls. Personal injury lawsuits can be long and complex and therefore preventing slip and fall accidents from happening in the first place should always be a priority.

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