Fall Protection


Poor Housekeeping By the Numbers

Odds of winning the lottery 1 in 135,145,920 (multi-state, mega-millions jackpot) Odds of a slip, trip or fall being linked to poor housekeeping: 1 in 2 (UK Health and Sa


Defying the Laws of Physics and Common Sense

It’s almost hard to know where to begin this one – but once the shock and awe wears off, it’s obvious there’s a lot wrong with this picture. First, the workers in


Picture This! Icy Slip and Slide!

Winter weather means snow and ice, which can cause slips-and-falls. So, this time of year, it’s important to take steps to ensure that outdoor areas of the workplace, such


Picture This! No Butts About It, This is Unsafe

Working high off the ground without any form of fall protection is dangerous enough, but an unintentional collision between these two workers could send one or both to the gr


Homeowner Fined for OHS Violation

Normally, a $1,000 OHS fine wouldn’t rate its own item in the CASES section of our Month in Review. But this case is a bit unusual, not because of the offence, i.e., failur

Falling Cow Causes Head, Neck Injuries

A butcher in a slaughterhouse suffered shoulder and neck injuries after a dead cow somehow fell from a hook and struck him. The 30-year-old worker’s injuries were not co

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