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  1. Graphic: Use this week’s animated graphic on your social media channels and in employee communications to get the word out.
  2. Webinar:

    Workplace Safety Summit: Insights and Actions to Prevent the Most Common Injury on the Job  
    June 15, 1 p.m. ET
    Our upcoming summit, timed to the one-year anniversary of the MSD Pledge debut, is designed to celebrate this incredible progress while discussing the future of work, emerging MSD research, insights gained, and what this means for organizations of all sizes looking to advance their safety journey and mitigate MSD risk. Register Now >

  3. Off-the-Job Resources: Safety needs to be 24/7. Let the following resources help you and those you care about stay safe around the clock.

    • NEW! Older Adult Fall Safety checklist  
    • Keep Older Adults Safe From Falls
  4. Articles: The Council’s flagship publication, Safety+Health magazine, provides a wealth of knowledge. Check out articles related to this week:

    • 7 Tips for Safe Use of Ladders  
    • Use Scaffolding Safely  
    • Construction Safety: Prevent Falls Through Skylights and Other Openings  
    • Reducing Slips, Trips and Falls
  5. Get the Facts: Check out the latest statistics on slips, trips and falls from Injury Facts®. Call out statistics in your NSM emails or presentations to hit home why this topic is important.

    • Falls – Lower Level  
    • Falls – Same Level  
    • Older Adult Falls 
  6. Safety Pro Resources: Learn more about ways to protect workers from falls, including through the use of technology:
    • Falls from Heights Toolkit  
    • Featured Technology Report on Drones for Working at Height  
    • An Introduction to Drones for Workplace Safety webinar (60 minutes)                
    • Case Study: AES’s Use of Drones  

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Want extra safety resources? NSC members get more during NSM and all year long, including a customizable slips, trips and falls prevention program template, sample communications and exclusive webinars. Not a member? Join today

NSC members, click here to access to your exclusive NSM materials.

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CHECKLIST: Older adult fall prevention

Additional Resources

  1. Online Training Options: Type in or copy and paste the following titles into the platform’s search field:

    • Fall Protection   
    • Slips, Trips, and Fall Safety   
    • Ladder Safety
  2. NSC Workplace Training: NSC offers Slips, Trips and Fall Prevention training including classroom options and facilitator kits.  
  3. NSC Work to Zero Initiative: The Council’s Work to Zero initiatives provides resources to help workplaces address a top hazardous situation – work at height
  4. OSHA Fall Prevention Campaign

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