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5 Tips for Fall Prevention

May 8-12 marks the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction campaign. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that falls remain one of the leading causes of fatalities in construction in Texas, but you can take these steps to prevent falls and save lives.

It’s not too late to register for the Texas Safety Summit

Texas Safety Summit video on YouTube

May 9 – 11, 2017

Hilton Austin Hotel

9515 Hotel Drive, Austin

Join us at the 21st Annual Workplace Safety and Health Conference for safety updates, practical tools, and networking.

The 2017 Texas Safety Summit features:

  • Keynote speakers: Kelly Knighton, OSHA Region VI Regional Administrator; Margaret Spence, President/CEO, C. Douglas & Associates, Inc.; and Lt. Terry Choate, CEO, Blue-U Defense, LLC
  • 35 pre-conference and breakout sessions with safety experts
  • Safety expo
  • Lone Star Safety Award winners
  • Continuing education credits

National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

In 2015, 41 construction employees died from fall-related incidents on the job in Texas.
Join OSHA’s Safety Stand-Down during the week of May 8-12, 2017.

Hurricane Preparedness Week

May 7-13 is Hurricane Preparedness Week. Find toolkits, tips, videos, and forecasts at More preparedness information and hurricane-related safety publications are available on the TDI website

Free OSHA 10-Hour Construction Classes

Learn about safety requirements and hazard recognition for the construction industry. Participants who complete the course get a completion card. Classes taught in both English and Spanish and held in Austin, El Paso, Fort Worth, Houston, La Marque, and San Antonio.

Check out our online calendar and sign up today.

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