In almost all workplaces, there are tasks that require work at height. In order to be well prepared to carry them out, there are steps to follow that increase the effectiveness of fall management and eliminate or reduce the risk of falls.
In 2018, the number of accident files opened and accepted in relation to falls at a lower level was 4,750, which represents an increase of 328 files compared to 2017. In addition, the number of deaths following falls rose from 10 in 2017 to 15 in 2018, which represents almost a quarter of all deaths (24,2%)
Do you know the risks of working with ladders?
Your mind might go straight to falls and resulting injuries, but did you know that electrification and electrocution are frequently associated with the use of these tools?
Here’s how you can reduce your risks for many types of accidents in five simple steps:
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Intervention Prévention concentrates its operations in the field of work safety, offering specialized services following Standards CSA Z462 – Workplace Electrical Safety, CSA Z460 – Control of Hazardous Energy: Lock-out and Other Methods, and CSA Z432 – Safeguarding of Machinery.