OSHA NATIONAL STAND DOWN
At Fleming West we not only enforce safety standards at our constructions sites, but we also promote them year round. For example, we’re currently participating in OSHA’s National Stand Down.
What is a National Stand Down? It’s when we, as the construction industry, take time to recognize the importance of fall safety, provide additional training to associates, and reinforce the importance of everyone’s jobsite safety practices.
Safety Fall Facts
You may be surprised to learn the following facts as published by BLS in 2015.
- Falls are the leading cause of death among construction workers
- 350 construction workers suffered a fatal fall in 2015
- More than 1 in 3 fatal falls in construction in 2015 were just 15 feet or less
- Almost 1 in 4 fatal falls were from ladders
Fleming Complete takes the time to Plan ahead to get the job done safely, Provide the right equipment and Train everyone to use the equipment safely. Isn’t it comforting knowing you’re hiring a general contractor who’s attending to safety needs at your site?
Learn more about the OSHA National Stand Down.