As many as five construction workers a week are killed in falls. In fact, falls are the No. 1 cause of work-related deaths for construction workers. According to this infographic from the Laborers Health and Safety Fund of North America, workers don’t have to fall very far to suffer serious injuries or even death. Nearly two-thirds of all injuries are related to slips, trips and falls from ladders. Almost half of all fatal falls are from 20 feet or less; some are from less than 6 ...

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