Tag: safety training

Formwork – Leading edge

Formwork—Leading edge Explain dangers In the high-rise formwork industry, nearly 23 per cent of all lost-time injuries are caused by falls. Most of these injuries result in sprains and tears, fractures, and concussions. A leading edge is the unprotected side and edge of a floor, a roof, or formwork. It changes location as workers place […]

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Working at heights – Site-Specific Training

Working at heights—Site-specific training Explain dangers Falling from heights continues to be a leading cause of injuries and fatalities in the construction industry. Despite the introduction of standardized working at heights (WAH) training, too many workers are dying from fall-related injuries. The WAH training standard recognizes that classroom-based WAH training is only the first step. […]

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