According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) guidelines for protecting roofing workers, falls from roofs accounted for 34% and close to 1,200 deaths between 2003 and 2013. Equipping roofers with sufficient fall protection training is considered a key factor in cutting back the risk.
The OSHA requires fall protection training to have the following characteristics:
On the other hand, fall protection retraining is required if:
However, some construction accidents happen not because of lack of training, but because of faulty construction equipment. If you think your accident has resulted from a faulty construction tool, the legal team at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® might be able to help you file a claim against the manufacturer involved. Call our Wisconsin office at (414) 271-0900 to learn more about taking legal action.