Oct. 15 CONN-OSHA Session to Detail Fall
Protection and Scaffolding Safety
For immediate release
October 11, 2007
WETHERSFIELD, Being aware of one’s surroundings and taking proper safety
precautions on the job is a must for every worker in this state. This is
especially true for a construction worker who must scale heights and climb
scaffolds as part of his or her daily routine. Knowing how to maintain proper
balance and adequately protect oneself in a position that most people would
consider precarious can literally mean the difference between life and death.
Employees in the Connecticut Department of Labor’s Division of Occupational
Safety and Health (CONN-OSHA), will, on Oct. 15, take a close-up look at the
subject during “Fall Protection and Scaffolding Safety Training “ a three-hour
class that offers instruction and advice on ways that construction workers can
best ensure their safety.
The class will be held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the agency’s Central Office,
200 Folly Brook Boulevard in Wethersfield. in Conference Room A.
Anthony Fuschillo, a Compliance Assistance Specialist with the U.S. Department
of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Hartford office, who
has more than 30 years experience in the construction industry, will teach the
“The session will cover the OSHA requirements for fall protection and
scaffolding, with a primary focus on residential construction sites,” explains
Kenneth Tucker, CONN-OSHA Program Manager. “Adequate time for questions will be
Admission is free, but pre-registration is required. To register for the
session, or for additional information, please contact Ken Tucker at (860)
263-6929, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Media Contact: Nancy
Steffens (860) 263-6535