Safety should always remain a top priority in workplaces where employees have to work at height whether every day or only on occasion. All it takes is one mistake to turn a routine task into a serious injury or, at times, a fatality. Relevant data shows that fall hazards are the leading cause of construction worker deaths each year.
As an employer, you have to protect your employees from potential fall hazards when they have to work at height. The key safety issue boils down to whether or not there are fall safety systems (like edge protection) in place. Let’s take a look at the following safety tips and products to use when working at height.