43 Percent of Fatal Falls in the Last Decade Have Involved a Ladder

Excerpt of an article from Centers for Disease and Prevention: Falls remain a leading cause of unintentional injury mortality nationwide, and 43% of fatal falls in the last decade have involved a ladder (1). Among workers, approximately 20% of fall injuries involve ladders (2–4). Among construction workers, an estimated 81% of fall injuries treated in U.S. emergency departments (EDs) involve a ladder (5).

The 121-storey transparent glass Shanghai Tower will twist and taper as it rises to a height of 632 metres, making it China’s tallest skyscraper. Yet despite its complexity, the design team has developed an elegantly simple solution. – See more at: http://sourceable.net/simplifying-the-structure-of-chinas-tallest-skyscraper/#sthash.gCdY6NfE.dpuf
The 121-storey transparent glass Shanghai Tower will twist and taper as it rises to a height of 632 metres, making it China’s tallest skyscraper. Yet despite its complexity, the design team has developed an elegantly simple solution. – See more at: http://sourceable.net/simplifying-the-structure-of-chinas-tallest-skyscraper/#sthash.gCdY6NfE.dpuf
The 121-storey transparent glass Shanghai Tower will twist and taper as it rises to a height of 632 metres, making it China’s tallest skyscraper. Yet despite its complexity, the design team has developed an elegantly simple solution. – See more at: http://sourceable.net/simplifying-the-structure-of-chinas-tallest-skyscraper/#sthash.gCdY6NfE.dpuf

The 121-storey transparent glass Shanghai Tower will twist and taper as it rises to a height of 632 metres, making it China’s tallest skyscraper. Yet despite its complexity, the design team has developed an elegantly simple solution. – See more at: http://sourceable.net/simplifying-the-structure-of-chinas-tallest-skyscraper/#sthash.gCdY6NfE.dpuf

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