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LJB Hires Chief Strategy Officer

LJB Hires Chief Strategy Officer

For the past several years, LJB has pursued an aggressive growth…
LJB Earns ACEC Ohio Honor Awards

LJB Earns ACEC Ohio Honor Awards

LJB is pleased to announce that we have earned two awards…
LJB receives two tilt-up design awards

LJB receives two tilt-up design awards

At this year’s Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) Convention & Expo in…
LJB Honored for Focus on Employee Wellbeing

LJB Honored for Focus on Employee Wellbeing

LJB Inc. has been recognized by the 2021 Healthiest Employers of…
LJB Wins Naval Sea Systems Command Contract

LJB Wins Naval Sea Systems Command Contract

Continuing more than 15 years of service to the U.S. Navy,…
LJB Earns Historic Bridge Design Award

LJB Earns Historic Bridge Design Award

The rehabilitation and relocation of the Zenas King Truss Bridge preserved…

Insights + Articles

By embracing proven strategies to improve a fall protection program, hundreds of workers in this country could be saved from fatalities every year – not to mention workers affected by serious injuries with days away from work. The four strategies in this article, outlined by fall protection expert Thomas Kramer, PE, CSP, provide great potential to reduce fall risk.

This article, published in Scaffold & Access Magazine, compares U.S. fall safety performance with that of other nations and further considers Prevention by Design, the Hierarchy of Control, and active and passive means of preventing falls. The article shows that by embracing successful tactics from around the world, hundreds of workers in the U.S. could be saved from fatalities every year.

To keep structural engineering attractive to the next generation and respected by society, we should let others know why our jobs are worthwhile. Instead of consistently highlighting our concerns, we should be letting college students, young engineers, and our communities know how our careers bring satisfaction and meaning to our lives.

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