* Press Information <http://www.aamanet.org/news.asp?sect=1&id=38&newsid=217&showarchive=> * AAMA’s Skylight Council publishes Fall Protection paper SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — Responding to heightened industry and public concerns about fall prevention, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s (AAMA’s) Skylight Council has published a position paper entitled Fall Protection, which provides practical suggestions for minimizing and preventing falls through roof openings. Highlighted within […]
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