FACT: Every DAY, two people die in the United States as a result of a fall at work. Yes, that’s right – two deaths per day, according to the National Safety Council.
As you probably know, June is National Safety Month and this week, the National Safety Council’s focus is on Fall Prevention. It may be surprising to you that in the year 2018 we still have that many fall-related fatalities on the job. Sadly, we still have a long way to go when it comes to preventing deaths and serious injuries due to falls. Here are some other sobering facts: