We’ve all seen the pictures of some poor schmuck in some third world country standing at the top of a pole, untethered, while trying to do his job and avoid electrocution. 448 more words
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Final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards and establishing personal fall protection systems requirements – what does this mean in practice?
OSHA general industry standards on walking-working surfaces to prevent and reduce workplace slips, trips, and falls, as well as other injuries and fatalities associated with walking-working surface hazards, become effective next week. 669 more words
Oregon construction contractors must ensure workers are protected from falls if work is done six or more feet above a surface, under a new state regulation that took effect Jan. 38 more words
Change in Oregon construction safety rules (Bend Bulletin, 1/4/2017)
Fall protection trigger heights for the construction industry (2016) Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division
As we turn the calendar to a new year, it’s fitting to make plans for what should be new, improved or different. If safety and risk management matters to you, I highly recommend that you plan to focus on fall protection in 2017. 392 more words