WATERTOWN, S.D. — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will hold a National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction from May 7–11, and The National Association of Tower Erectors encourages members others in the wireless industry to participate next week.
NATE and OSHA are requesting that employers facilitate safety meetings and activities to have a discussion about industry safety and fall prevention. The National Safety Stand-Down raises fall hazard awareness in an effort to stop fall fatalities and injuries.
“NATE is passionately committed to developing the resources, best practices, standards and curriculum to ensure our industry’s most precious asset, the tower technician workforce, remains safe at their respective job sites. OSHA’s National Safety Stand Down presents a golden opportunity for all stakeholders at every level of the diverse communications tower ecosystem to reaffirm their commitment to safety,” said Board of Directors Member John Paul Jones from Cedar Park, Texas.