Falls

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Jan 22, 2017
OSHA's Fall Prevention Campaign

http://www.osha.gov/stopfalls/index.html

This website is part of OSHA's nationwide outreach campaign to raise awareness among workers and employers about the hazards of falls from ladders, scaffolds and roofs.

Source: OSHA

Feb 01, 2016
Portable Ladders: How to use them so they don't let you down

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/3083.pdf

Portable ladders are often the first tool we choose when working at elevation. Yet more workers are injured in falls from ladders than from any other elevated surface.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Sep 01, 2014
Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet: Stair Railings for General Industry Workplaces

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/factsheets/fs04.pdf

This fact sheet explains Oregon OSHA rules requiring standard railings at 4 feet above a lower level at general industry workplaces.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Aug 01, 2014
Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet Plus: Fall protection trigger heights for general industry

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/factsheets/fs58.pdf

This Fact Sheet, provided by Oregon OSHA, identifies trigger heights and fall protection requirements for general industry.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Mar 01, 2007
OR-OSHA Topic Page: Fall Protection

http://osha.oregon.gov/Pages/topics/fall-protection.aspx

This OR-OSHA Topic Page provides access to OR-OSHA documents and resources addressing fall protection including, rules, program directives, letters of interpretation, publications, fact sheets and videos.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Mar 01, 2003
OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Fall Protection

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/fallprotection/index.html

Each year, falls consistently account for the greatest number of fatalities in the construction industry, and are always a major concern in other industries..

Source: OSHA