Costliest Construction Injuries:
2021 Liberty Mutual Index
OSHA’s Top 10 most cited violations for FY 2021
#1 Fall Protection – General Requirements
#5 Fall Protection
Falls are the leading cause of death in construction and every year falls from ladders make up nearly a third of those deaths. These deaths are preventable.
Occupational Health & Safety
Ladders (29 CFR 1926.1053) is one of two construction industry specific standards in the top three of OSHA’s Top 10 list. This standard saw 2,026 violations in fiscal year 2021.
– Ladders were not being used for the purpose of their design
– Employees were using the top step of the ladder
– Ladders were being used on unstable or unlevel ground
Safety Facts. Falls Cost
326199 – All other Plastic Products Manufacturing
PSC Codes4240 – Safety & Rescue Equip.
4940 – Miscellaneous Maintenance & Repair Shop Specialized Equipment
5440 – Scaffolding Equipment & Concrete Forms…Builders’ Ladders & Stepladders