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FAQs on new OSHA Fall Protection Regulations: Vol. 8 – Ladder Fall Protection II

While our previous post in this series focused on the new requirement for ladder safety systems, this post discusses some additional requirements that affect ladder use and design. 337 more words

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Top Ten OSHA Violations in 2017

Deputy Director  of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs Patrick Kapust presented the agency’s preliminary list at the National Safety Congress and Expo on September 26. 77 more words

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FAQs on new OSHA Fall Protection Regulations: Vol. 7 – Fall Protection for Fixed Ladders

In this installment of our blog series, we’re focusing on new OSHA regulations related to fall protection for fixed ladders.

It’s important to note that the final rule phases out the use of cages and wells as fall protection devices on fixed ladders that extend more than 24 feet. 224 more words

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FAQs on new OSHA Fall Protection Regulations: Vol. 6 - Rope Descent System Anchorages

This post in our blog series on new OSHA fall protection regulation focuses on common questions related to fall protection anchorages.

Most questions on this topic stem directly from the language below from 29 CFR 1910.27(b)(1)(i): 404 more words

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FAQs on new OSHA Fall Protection Regulations: Vol. 5 - OSHA clarifications

Many organizations have struggled to interpret some of the new requirements outlined in OSHA’s update to the General Industry Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Equipment Standards (29 CFR part 1910, Subparts D&I). 519 more words

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Get Your Money's Worth with Fall Protection

I spend a lot of time on the road meeting with contractors onsite, either delivering goods or following up to make sure they are satisfied with their products. 335 more words

FAQs on new OSHA Fall Protection Regulations: Vol. 4 – Assessments II

Following up on Volume 3 in our series, this installment answers additional questions related to the new requirement for conducting fall hazard assessments.

When does the assessment need to be complete? 307 more words

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