The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration hosted this workshop to explore issues surrounding tower climber safety, injury prevention, and fatalities involving work on communications towers. The workshop included panel discussions on factors contributing to the high rate of injuries and fatalities and best practices to ensure tower climber safety and prevention of injuries and fatalities.
The workshop was held at FCC headquarters on October 14, 2014.
This workshop included a ceremonial signing of the Employment and Training Administration’s Telecommunications Industry Registered Apprenticeship Program (TIRAP).
More information: http://www.fcc.gov/events/workshop-tower-climber-safety-and-injury-protection