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Slipping and Tripping: The Other Kind of Fall

We have covered the hazards associated with falls in the past. Obviously, the reason is the severity of injuries associated with falls. But we've focused primarily on elevated falls, whether from a ladder or a roof. But slips and trips are another ...

General, Slips, Trips & Falls  •  August 18, 2008

Just One Rung Away

One of my fellow Mainers had a favorite saying about safety meeting subjects. He'd say, "If you can't come up with a topic, grab a ladder and cover what's written on the side."

General, Slips, Trips & Falls  •  August 04, 2008

Numbers at Work: Deadly Falls "Up"

How can a fall "up" be deadly? How can you fall "up" anyway? This post isn't about falling up at all, actually. It's about the fact that from 2003 to 2006 fatalities from falls have increased.

General, Slips, Trips & Falls  •  July 18, 2008