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It has been said that the best solution for fall protection is to not fall, but as falls account for several deaths on construction sites, it turns out this plan doesn’t work out and will make OSHA very grumpy. This topic may be stale news to the salty veterans who have been around the block a time...
A lot has been said about falls and fall protection. The U.S. Federal Occupational Safety & Health Administration, OSHA, has emphasized fall hazard awareness and increased enforcement of the fall protection regulations for years in the hope that deaths and major injuries due to falls in the...
 An inside look at why fall protection anchors must be tested Fall protection!  When you put on your harness, tie off to a fall protection system, and step to the edge of the roof on a 20 foot tall building, do you know that you are truly safe?  Or is this maybe just a false sense of security that...
A quiz that evaluates your understanding of the correct installation and use of supported scaffold platforms and fall protection. How well do you know the mandatory standards that dictate how we are to build scaffolds?  Specifically, how well do you know the mandatory standards that counsel us in...
Masons are allowed to be exposed to fall hazards due to over-hand bricklaying while on steel supported scaffolds; the use of side brackets (knee-outs) with supported scaffolds. It is difficult to imagine masonry construction without scaffolding.  Prior to the advent of steel frame scaffolding,...