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Following highway crashes, falls from height is the second-leading unintentional fatal workplace event. Workers in the construction industry are most at risk, with the most non-fatal cases involving days away from work and 20% of all non-fatal fall-from-height cases each year. The resources in this kit are provided to help keep all workers safe when working at heights.
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