National Safety Stand Down
What is a Safety Stand-Down?
A Safety Stand-Down is a voluntary event for employers to talk directly to employees about safety. Any workplace can hold a stand-down by taking a break on focus on "Fall Hazards" and reinforcing the importance of "Fall Prevention". Employers of companies not exposed to fall hazards, can also use this opportunity to have a conversation with employees about the other job hazards they face, protective methods, and the company's safety policies and goals. It can also be an opportunity for employees to talk to management about fall and other job hazards they see.
Link to websites with information on National Safety Stand Down
- OSHA National Safety Stand Down
- CPWR – Stop Construction Falls
- NIOSH – National Campaign to Prevent Construction Falls