Occupational hazards are a serious aspect employers must consider. Many safety applications exist to protect workers from harm, including death. It may surprise you to learn that for Michigan workers, the most frequent cause of death for 2017 was due to falls. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, reported falls as the most common cause of work-related deaths for 2016 nationwide, which was 38.7% of all deaths reported. This may bring to mind the image of a construction worker or roofer falling from a high structure. In reality, falls from less than 6 feet can also cause … Continue reading
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