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Weekly Poll (16)


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?


When a safety inspector finds a potentially unsafe condition on a jobsite and notifies supervisors who then fail to warn workers of the danger, he or she should:


A new system allows workers to anonymously text information and photos about site hazards and near misses to employers. Good idea or bad idea?


How much training do you/your employees receive in dealing with emergencies (fire, structural collapse, etc.) on a work site?


What do you think of OSHA’s proposal to move injury and illness reporting online and make it available to the public?


Deaths and citations from worksite falls are reaching new highs. So why do so many workers still skip fall protection?


Deaths and citations from worksite falls are reaching new highs. Why don’t more workers use appropriate fall protection?


Some parties involved in fatal structural collapses are facing criminal charges. Should such collapses be investigated as civil matters, criminal matters, or both?


Multiple studies suggest that workers underreport on-the-job injuries and illnesses. What do you see?


Recent fatal structural collapses have led to criminal charges against site owners, contractors and even local authorities. In general, should these accidents be investigated as crimes?


A Pennsylvania painting company owner faces criminal charges for the electrocution of an employee. Authorities say he ignored the presence of high-power lines on a job site. Is the charge fair?


An experienced industrial painter crippled in a 40-foot fall was recently awarded $2.3 million for his injuries, although he was not wearing fall protection. What do you think of this jury verdict?


Most workplace deaths and serious injuries are easily prevented with well-known safety precautions, yet horrific industry accidents still happen frequently. Who is most responsible for this situation?


A year after the catastrophic BP oil spill in the Gulf, which aspect of the offshore industry still needs the most attention?


What do you see as the chief cause of accidents on site?


Several recent catastrophic workplace accidents have prompted criminal charges against owners of companies involved in the project. When should criminal charges against company officers be an option?


 
 
   

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