Division of Labor and Industry


National Safety Stand-Down - June 2-6, 2014 - Training and Education - Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH)

MOSH Training and Education: A Safer Maryland Starts Here
National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction - June 2-6, 2014

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The purpose of the National Fall Prevention Stand-Down is to raise awareness of preventing fall hazards in construction. Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction workers, accounting for 269 of the 775 construction fatalities recorded in 2012. Those deaths were preventable. Fall prevention safety standards were among the top 10 most frequently cited OSHA standards, during fiscal year 2012.

What is Safety Stand Down?
A Safety Stand-Down is a voluntary event for employers to talk directly to employees about "Fall Hazards" and to reinforce the importance of "Fall Prevention."

When can be held?
Anytime during the year which works best for your company.

Where will this be held?
Worksite location is up to you.

Who should attend?
Everyone in your organization.

Why this is important?
Safe worksite, Safe attitudes and Safe Workers.

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Join nation for a Safety Stand-Down-any time during the week of JUNE 2-6, 2014


National Safety STAND DOWN - Events around Maryland

MOSH Fall Protection Seminar -
June 5, 2014 at Frederick County Public Safety
5370 Public Safety Place, Frederick, MD 21704
Live demonstration of Fall Protection after the class.
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MOSH Fall Protection Seminar -
June 6, 2014 at MOSH Hunt Valley Training and Education Center
10946 Golden West Drive, Suite 160, Hunt Valley, MD 21031
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Join Chesapeake Region Safety Council for an Open House on June 2, 2014
Learn More to Help Prevent Falls in Construction (PDF document, download Adobe Acrobat for free)