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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.
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.
- Lesson Learned from the Pandemic: Communities Need Safe & Accessible Pedestrian and Bicycle FacilitiesCommunities across the country experienced sharp increases in sidewalk and trail use during the pandemic. An entirely new group of users were exposed to these facilities as they found themselves looking for ways to get out of their homes, which had also become their school, office, restaurant, and gym. Pedestrian… Read more »
- LJB Delivers on Emergency Design ProjectThe LJB team prides itself on being there for our clients when they need us. On March 20, when the City of Bellbrook, Ohio, called on us in an emergency, we were ready to jump in and navigate the waters with them. And, in this case, water was the problem.… Read more »
- Winter is Coming: 3 Considerations for Addressing COVID-19 Risk This SeasonDuring a global pandemic, it is critical to anticipate future changes to provide and maintain healthy and safe environments. LJB’s preventive health experts have been helping organizations develop and implement Continuity of Operations Plans and health and safety controls to reduce transmission of COVID-19 and keep organizations running. As we… Read more »
- Reducing Fall Hazard Risk: Provide Effective Fall Protection TrainingFor this year’s National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, I’m sharing these top five ways to reduce fall hazard risk, based on a quarter century of experience providing fall protection consultation. The first four ways are listed below and can be found here: Apply Prevention through Design Perform… Read more »