What Is Osha?

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance. Under the OSH Act, employers are responsible for providing a safe and […]

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How To Prevent Ladder Falls

How do you prevent falls from ladders? Implement a comprehensive safety program. – Understand OSHA ladders regulations. – Train workers to identify hazards associated with ladders. – Use safe work practices. Common ladder hazards – Improper set-up. – Portable ladders not 3 feet above landing surface. – Not securing ladder correctly. – Standing on the […]

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