Fall protection and prevention is still the most frequently cited Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) violation for several years now, which means, what industries are doing to address the issue isn’t working.
Falls are a straightforward problem with a straightforward solution—the same solution for every occupational safety problem: the hierarchy of controls.
To help employers educate their workers on the dangers of falls in the workplace, OSHA is hosting a weeklong National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls.
Falls are the #1 reason employees get hurt or killed at work. Learn how to keep your workers safe and comply with OSHA’s fall protection and training standards.
It’s going on two years since the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released its final rule on walking-working surfaces and fall protection standards, but that doesn’t mean it’s any less confusing! Not to worry. We're here to break it down for you.