Kentucky Hazard Alert: Roofing and Construction Workers Killed Due to High Winds

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Kentucky FACE Program

Summary Statement

This hazard alert issued by the Kentucky FACE program provides two case studies of construction fatalities due to high winds. The alert warns employers not to have workers handle materials from rooftop or scaffolding during periods of high winds. It also states what both employers and employees should do in order to prevent worker injuries due to high winds.
June 2014