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OSHA Cell Phone Tower Fall Protection Enforcement

Last month, we did a post on the rising number of fatal falls sustained by workers in the cell phone tower industry.  OSHA is stepping up outreach and enforcement efforts in an attempt to encourage use of fall protection equipment and to stem the tide of worker fatalities.  Sadly, OSHA’s push to create safer working conditions failed to save the life of 25 year old man who was fatally injured when he fell 50 feet from a communications tower last fall near Witchita, Kansas.

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Did You Know?

There were 6,271 cited Fall Protection OSHA standards violations in 2015?