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    Day Four, OSHA Fall Protection Stand Down Week

    Thursday, June 5, 2014Day Four, OSHA Fall Protection Stand Down Week

    To All CCIA Members:

    Today is Day Four of OSHA’s Fall Protection Stand Down Week to raise awareness of preventing fall hazards in construction. This is the fourth of five daily reminders that CCIA is sending out to you this week to encourage you to conduct a Stand Down training event at some point during this week, and report, through this link on the CCIA website, the number of employees you have trained in Fall Protection.

    Today’s topic is Ladder Safety, and we are providing to you several resources available on the OSHA website, for your use in conducting a Stand Down training program.

    • Falling Off Ladders Can Kill: Use Them Safely - Booklet
      [1.3 MB PDF* | EPUB* | MOBI*, 16 pages]
    • Safe Use of Extension Ladders - Fact Sheet (English) [554 KB PDF*, 3 pages]
    • Safe Use of Job-made Wooden Ladders - Fact Sheet (English) [656 KB PDF*, 2 pages]
    • Safe Use of Stepladders - Fact Sheet (English) [515 KB PDF*, 2 pages]
    • NIOSH Ladder safety phone app - English and Spanish

    You may access other resources on various Fall Protection training topics at OSHA’s Stand Down Week website.

    The topic for tomorrow, Friday, June 6, 2014 – Day Five of Fall Protection Stand Down Week – will be a Wrap Up of all the resources we provided to you in the previous four days.

    On behalf of the CCIA Safety Committee, I wish you a safe and healthy day.

    John Butts
    CCIA Safety Committee Liaison

    Executive Director, Associated General Contractors of Connecticut
    A Division of the Connecticut Construction Industries Association