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Tag Archives: OSHA Safety

History of Fall Protection

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The history of fall protection includes gradual changes in safe work practices, innovative equipment, and regulations to keep people safe.  Implementing practices to eliminate or reduce a fall hazard to keep employees safe developed over time.   Creation and utilization of passive fall protection equipment and personal fall protection equipment grew over time as well.  Before […]

OSHA Guidelines for COVID-19 in Construction

The coronavirus, also referred to as COVID-19, is a threat to safety, health, and businesses.  The U.S. construction industry is not immune to the effects and challenges that coronavirus presents.  OSHA issued guidance for construction employees and employers (source:  OSHA’s COVID-19 Control and Prevention/Construction Work).  This guidance does not take the form of a standard […]

Protection From Falling and OSHA Roof Safety

Falls are the leading cause of injury and death among roofers.  Subsequently, there are a variety of safety requirements for protection from falling in the construction roofing industry.  OSHA 29 CFR 1926.501 Fall Protection General Requirements is consistently the most violated OSHA standard in construction.  Common violations under this standard include failure to provide protection […]

Top 10 Workplace Safety OSHA Violations for 2019

For fiscal year 2019, the National Safety Council (NSC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently revealed preliminary top ten most frequently cited workplace safety violations.  It may not come as a surprise that Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501) once again tops the list as the most frequently occurring workplace safety violation.  […]

Microlearning Safety Training

Whether in construction, industry, or manufacturing, many businesses are concerned about workplace safety.  That concern may be with compliance safety, following OSHA or other regulatory rules, or with creating an engaged culture of workplace safety.  There’s a good reason for these concerns.  According to the National Safety Council, a worker experiences a job-related injury every […]