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What Types of Jobs Require Fall Protection

Falling is the leading cause of death among workers in the construction industry and was responsible for an overwhelming 38.8% of construction worker fatalities in 2015. Similarly, fall protection is among the 10 most frequently cited OSHA standards violations. Many jobs require working at height, so it is imperative that the proper precautions are taken. Thinking about a career working at heights?  Here are ten jobs that frequently require fall protection:

  1. Crane Installer or Inspector
  2. Roofer
  3. Cell Tower Technician
  4. Oil and Gas Driller
  5. Aerial Lift Operator
  6. Utility/Powerline Worker
  7. Window Washer
  8. Iron Worker
  9. Construction Worker
  10. Wind/Energy Worker

Protect Yourself

Wearing the correct equipment and using it efficiently can make all the difference between a safe day at work and tragedy. When it comes to fall protection equipment, you shouldn’t take any chances. Certified Slings & Supply® has a wide variety of fall protection equipment to satisfy all your needs and we also offer fall protection seminars to ensure a proper understanding of the hardware and how to use it as effectively as possible. Call us with any questions at 1-800-486-5542.

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