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    CAMPAIGN TO PREVENT CONSTRUCTION FALLS STATESIDE

    US working at height campaign provides insight into approach and guidance

    A national campaign has been launched in the USA to prevent construction-worker falls. The campaign is a “government-labor-management partnership” to encourage everyone in the construction industry to “work safely and use the right equipment to reduce falls”. 

    Special emphasis and activity will focus on residential construction contractors and workers. Falls account for one-third of on-the-job injury deaths in the US construction industry.  

    Campaign messages and materials

    The Campaign uses a variety of strategies to reach key construction audiences with three main messages:

    1. Contractors and workers can plan together, before every job, to work safely at heights;
    2. Contractors must provide, and workers use, the right equipment for working at heights; and
    3. Contractors and workers need to be trained to use the equipment and to work safely. 

    A variety of campaign materials have been prepared to raise awareness and provide practical information about fall prevention.  These include posters, fact sheets, training materials, stickers etc. 

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