Kern County Builders' Exchange News

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5/21/2015 Safety
Cal OSHA Reports On ”Slips, Trips and Falls” and How to Find Help to Prevent Them

Cal OSHA Reports On ‘”Slips, Trips and Falls” and How to Find Help to Prevent Them

According to 2013 statistics on California workplace fatalities published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 22 of 61 fatalities in the construction industry were due to slips, trips and falls. Cal/OSHA maintains helpful lists of fall protection requirements and safety information on its website.

 

Cal/OSHA helps protect workers from health and safety hazards on the job in almost every workplace in California. Employers who want to learn more about California workplace health and safety standards or labor law violations can access information on DIR’s website as well as on Facebook and Twitter.

 

Cal/OSHA’s Consultation Program provides free and voluntary assistance to employers and employee organizations to improve their health and safety programs. Employers should call (800) 963-9424 for assistance from the Cal/OSHA Consultation Program.