For the 6th year in a row, OSHA’s Fall Protection Standard (1926.501) is once again the agency’s most frequently cited standard. We know fall protection is a common issue in construction, but what about for those of us in general industry? Here is a quick reference cheat sheet on OSHA-compliant fall protection for workers staying safe during maintenance and manufacturing in general industry.
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While work platforms have the most control over eliminating — or at least reducing — the hazard of falling, the right fall protection equipment will depend on each company's challenges and limitations.
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