Tag Archives: #OSHA

Fall Protection for Rooftop Challenges

Not all rooftops are simple.  There may be some rooftop challenges such as parapets, pipes, or other fall hazard obstacles.  Frequently, rooftop equipment needs regular maintenance necessitating workers on the rooftop.  Fall protection for rooftops is necessary to prevent injuries and fatalities.  First of all, before considering some fall protection for rooftop challenges, it is […]

Fall Prevention Compared to Fall Protection

Roof Safety Rail Installation

Fall prevention and protection considerations are important in industry and construction because falls are among the most common causes of work injuries and fatalities.  How are fall protection and fall prevention similar?  How are they different?  Are they the same thing entirely?  We often use these phrases involving key words “protect” or “prevent” interchangeably.  Yet, […]

OSHA’s Most Cited Violation and Non-Compliance Costs

EDGE 360 Mobile Safety Rail - EDGE Fall Protection, LLC

OSHA requires employers and building owners to provide a safe working environment to prevent employees from falling off elevated work areas, work platforms, or falling into holes in the roof or floor.  Fall protection is consistently one of the top most violations because the most common causes of work- related injuries and deaths are due […]