Three Point Control Defined by OSHA

Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be the leading cause of death for construction workers, accounting for 345 of the 899 construction fatalities recorded in 2014. Falls from ladders make up nearly a third of those deaths. Some of these deaths can be prevented if designers incorporate horizontal grab features to enable workers to more effectively use three-point control when climbing ladders and other structures.

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