Here in the states we are nearing the end of July and entering into late summer. Farmers markets, roadside vegetable stands, and pick your own fruit signs are seemingly everywhere. Some of our own gardens are thriving and beginning to produce succulent fruits and veggies. Getting to this point, however, can be tricky. We are not the only creatures interested in the fruits of our labor.
Summer is here and we are at the height of construction season. Thousands of roads, bridges, buildings, and homes are being repaired, constructed, or demolished each day. Safety is quickly becoming a priority for a majority of construction sites but the number one citation OSHA issued in 2014 was for inadequate fall protection. Falls from various levels and heights accounted for 39% of construction worker deaths.