Seven Fatal Construction Falls in Washington in 2017

Falls have accounted for seven fatalities on construction sites in Washington state so far this year.  Oregon-based Sayde Construction was recently fined over $115,000 for safety violations related to an April 2017 incident in north Clark County where a worker fell from a house nearly 20 feet to his death.  The most serious violations were related to fall protection, which Washington L&I believes would have prevented the fatal incident.

Read more from Washington L&I.


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