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September 25 - October 1, 2016

Last month, a painter fell to his death on a water tower job, working for a firm with numerous safety violations and falls in its history. What more can be done to prevent such tragedies?



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Fines for repeat offenders should be greater, and companies with multiple violations should be monitored more closely to ensure their safety culture changes.
Companies with a number of repeat safety violations should have their licenses revoked; fines are clearly not a deterrent to unsafe practices.
Unfortunately, there's not much we can do; some workers simply don't follow safety rules, and sometimes the consequences are tragic.



Tagged categories: Accidents; Fall protection; Health and safety
   

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