Fall Protection Safety Stand-Down Events in MA, NJ, NY and RI

June 2-6, 2014 is national safety stand-down week for the prevention of falls in construction. The stand down will provide employers with an opportunity to pause work to discuss these important safety concerns.OSHA is encouraging employers to hold a stand-down meeting at any point during the week to train employees on fall prevention in construction.  OSHA has put together some materials to consider when preparing for the stand down, which you can access here.  There are many regional safety stand-down events scheduled to take place next week:MassachusettsWednesday, June 4 |10:00am34 Norwell Street Dorchester, MAFall Stand Down hosted by Youth Build BostonContact: (617)565- 6924 x630 AAD Peter BarlettaRhode IslandMonday, June 2| 8:30am335 Central Ave, Johnston, RI 02919Fall Stand Down Week Kick Off hosted by Dimeo ConstructionContact: Maryann Medeiros (401) 528-4669 New York Thursday, June 5| 12:00pm Harbor Center Construction project, 1 Seymour Knox III Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14203Stand-down event for all contractors and sub-contractors on the project hosted by Mortensen Construction.Contact (763)287 -5791 Dalton HarrisonNew JerseyWednesday, June 4| 9:00amPSE&G Conference Center, 234 Pierson Ave, Edison, NJ 08837Construction Fall Prevention training will be presented and Stand Down outreach materials will be available. Hosted by Northern NJ Federal Safety & Health CouncilContact: lento.lou@dol.gov Lou Lento, CAS, USDOL-OSHA-HHAOA full list of regional activities can be found here.