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Werner, a manufacturer of climbing products and fall protection equipment, has committed to training over 30,000 construction professionals nationwide. Werner hosted more than 150 free in-person training events during the month of May in support of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s 2022 National Safety Stand-Down initiative.
According to OSHA, falls from elevation continue to be the leading cause of death for construction workers. Like all safety leaders, Werner wants every construction pro to get home safely at the end of the day. Securing a free 30-minute in person or virtual training session from an expert by visiting Werner’s website. Team leaders and professionals can schedule a Fall Protection and Ladder Safety session through a simple online form.
Outside of OSHA’s annual Safety Stand-Down initiative, Werner continues to offer a variety of free online training tools, including the free Fall Protection Core Training Course, winner of the 2021 Platinum OH&S Industrial Hygiene Award for online education and training, the company noted.
The online course, available to take any time, covers the ABCDE’s of Fall Protection and allows participants to earn a certificate demonstrating their knowledge of basic safety standards. Werner offers a full library of ladder safety and fall protection videos along with additional training courses that are regularly updated.