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1/7/2017 9:33:58 AM
MicroMan Member #: 2039 Registered: 1996-2001
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Company: Micro Service Group Occupation: Wind-Solar-Coax-Copper-Fiber Location: Domestic-International
Hard Hat grunts and the lineman
The BLS..Bureau of Labor says that 240 fatalities has resulted from falling objects or equipment in the USA.  This accounted for roughly 5% of all work place fatalities.  In 2015 there were 42,400 incidents of falling or dropped objects resulting in a medially reported accident.

Maybe a falling nut-bolt-tool-objects from 25 ft only causes minor injury.... but from 300 ft, according to the wind industry, even a small object falling from 300 ft will generate an impact of 300 pounds.


Safety has no quitting time for a family waiting on you to return home......always wear the hard hat


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