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?

Answers Votes
Companies with a number of repeat safety violations should have their licenses revoked; fines are clearly not a deterrent to unsafe practices. 56%
Fines for repeat offenders should be greater, and companies with multiple violations should be monitored more closely to ensure their safety culture changes. 32%
Unfortunately, there's not much we can do; some workers simply don't follow safety rules, and sometimes the consequences are tragic. 12%

Tagged categories: Accidents; Asia Pacific; EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa); Fall protection; Health and safety; Latin America; North America