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Free Fall prevention classes

Posted on 09/25/2012 at 11:00 am by EC Moran Insurance Company
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An urgent safety matter needs your attention!  The Maine Department of Labor and OSHA have identified "falls in construction" as a serious hazard in Maine. While this has always been a national issue, it is acute problem for the state's employers and workers.  In Maine in one year (2011)  we had 535 falls from heights resulted in lost time. Of those, 99% were from ladders.


Most of these incidents occur to small roofing contractors and residential builders. In order to help prevent such accidents, SafetyWorks! will offer several two hours classes at locations throughout the state.  These classes are voluntary and free and represent an excellent opportunity to learn how to reduce both injuries and costs.


In addition, a representative from OSHA will be present to answer any questions of a regulatory nature.


Name of Program:    Breakfast and Learn with SafetyWorks!


Locations: Augusta, Brewer, Houlton, So. Paris, and Portland


Dates: October 22, 2012        Augusta, SafetyWorks! Training Institute - 45 Commerce Drive

            October 23, 2012        Brewer, Jeff's Catering

            October 24, 2012        Houlton, Houlton Recreation Center

            October 25, 2012        So. Paris, So. Paris Fire House

            October 26, 2012        Portland, Season's Event & Conference Center



Description: Classroom instruction and demonstration on ladder use, inspection & fall protection. Also a demonstration of fall protection harnesses from height.


Time: 7 - 9 am


Registration: Please register by calling 623-7900 or our website at<>


Cost: NONE


Additional information will be on the website at<>



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