Safety Check: Is Your Roof Fall-Proof?

Did you know that 36.9% of workplace accidents happen in the construction industry and that falls are the leading cause? Take a look at these statistics:

Fall accidents make up 38.8% of total fatalities in the construction industry (2015)
Falls from roofs account for 39% of these accidents
Falls from scaffolds (33%) and ladders (27%) come in 2nd and 3rd on the list

Over the years, OSHA has implemented various rules to improve and ensure workplace safety, especially in the construction industry. In fact, late last year, OSHA issued a ruling specifically for work