2024 Construction Safety Week & OSHA Falls Stand-Down

, May 6 - 10, is an annual event in which people, companies, and even competitors, work together and celebrate the incredibly hard work by people in our industry who make safety the foundation of everything they do. The , held during the same week, raises fall hazard awareness across the country in an effort to stop fall fatalities and injuries.

All the resources you need to celebrate  and recognize the  can we found on their respective webpages. 鶹Ƶ is a proud supporter of both events and below you will find some additional events and resources to add to your May 6 - 10 schedule. 

Construction Safety Week

Click to access all Construction Safety Week resources. Below are some additional resources. 

Podcast: Preparing for Safety Week 2024

On this episode of ConstructorCast, Dan Johnson, CEO of Mortenson, and Mike Choutka, Chairman and CEO of Hensel Phelps, dive deep into the upcoming 10th-anniversary celebration of Construction Safety Week. As this year's Chair and Co-chair, Dan and Mike share their insights on the growth and evolution of Construction Safety Week over the past decade, and discuss the theme for this year, "Value Every Voice."

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Mental Health & Suicide Prevention  

鶹Ƶ of America established a Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Task Force comprised of professionals from across the country. The task force hosts quarterly forums to discuss best practices, engage with industry partners and legislators, and conducts needs analyses to develop a comprehensive collection of resources for construction companies and their workers. 

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    • 8- part on how to address Mental Health in the workplace:
      1. to help you communicate that commitment to your team along with resources.
    • Dozens of Toolbox Talks
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    • Access to free artwork for Coins, Stickers, Posters, and Banners to promote your commitment.
    • A network of professionals in the industry collaborating on preventative action.
      1. Forums - an opportunity to learn and connect each quarter.
      2. Task Force and Ambassadors- a team of individuals ready to assist.
    • Our biannual - an opportunity to engage in peer-to-peer learning and discussion on hot topics relevant to workplace mental wellbeing.
    • Youturn Health Discount Program - 鶹Ƶ Members receive access to Youturn Health's Program at a discounted rate.
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Culture of CARE

Culture of CARE is challenging leaders to take a bold and visible step towards ensuring their workplaces are welcoming, safe and inclusive for an increasingly diverse and talented pool of workers by taking the . Once you sign the pledge, Culture of CARE provides companies with tools and resources to help establish a Culture of CARE in their workplaces.

The companies who commit to a Culture of CARE aren’t passively thinking about their company culture. They are actively working to ensure that every employee – from the CEO to the laborer – has the opportunity to feel valued, respected and heard. Companies who commit to a Culture of CARE believe that everyone has the right to a work environment that is free from harassment, hazing and bullying. You’ll be in good company – see the list of  who have already taken the pledge.

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Hardhats to Helmets

Hard Hats to Helmets (H2H) is a home for information, communication, and awareness of the benefits of providing construction workers the most effective head protection available. The H2H initiative was developed in the framework of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) Safety and Risk Management Council (SRMC).

This website is the result of this strategic initiative, with a more encompassing objectives of providing current, relevant information regarding the transition of H2H, providing a one stop shop for understanding why this transition is important, providing technical and regulatory information, creating an efficient landing spot to review helmet manufacturer information, and serving as a platform for sharing success stories.

Crisis Response and Communication Resources

鶹Ƶ is pleased to provide you with a wealth of tools that any construction firm can use before, during and after any crisis situation.

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Milwaukee Tool

To schedule a 2024 Safety Week training event with Milwaukee Tool, click .

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OSHA National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

Click to Access all OSHA Stand-Down Resources. Below are some additional resources. 

Conquering Heights in Construction Safety - May 6, 12pm - 1pm Eastern Time (VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM)

Join us for an 鶹Ƶ/ISEA webinar poised to elevate your understanding of safety at heights in construction. Discover essential dos and don’ts for working at heights, curated to empower safety managers, employers, and workers with the knowledge they need to stay safe and secure. From harness protocols to effective fall prevention strategies, our panelists will equip you with the tools to navigate elevated workspaces with confidence.

Seminario web de la Campaña Nacional de Prevención de Caídas 2024 - 8 de Mayo, 2pm - 3:30pm hora del Este (VIRTUALES VÍA ZOOM)

Inscríbase en el seminario web para la Campaña Nacional para Prevención contra Caídas 2024 para aprender sobre análisis de riesgos, mejores prácticas de prevención, efecto del peso en una caída y el síndrome del arnés.

Fall Prevention in Construction Safety Training - May 8 & 9 (select one), 9am - 6pm Eastern Time (VIRTUAL VIA ZOOM)

鶹Ƶ of America is pleased to offer this NO-COST one-day training program based on OSHA standards and best practices to answer the need for quality training within the industry. Attendees will have the opportunity to earn continuing education credits (0.8 IACET CEUs).

Fall Protection Training Modules for the Construction Industry

Consistently, 34-39% of construction fatalities are from falls. Each year, falls account for the greatest number of fatalities in the construction industry, especially with small businesses.  On average, nearly 400 workers are killed and more than 100,000 are injured as a result of falls in the construction industry each year.  To assist with training on fall protection 鶹Ƶ has provided each module for download below. These modules were developed under the OSHA Susan Harwood Training Grant Program.