Plan, Provide And Train How OSHA’s Standard Protocol Saves Lives Every Year

Fall protection courses

Work environments are hazardous. This goes for just about any form of work (even sedentary positions can cause gradual harm in the wrists and spine), but construction industries are well-known for the highest rate of dangers on average. Slips, trips and falls are seemingly innocuous occurrences that have long-term consequences if not properly prepared for. Thanks to ongoing efforts by OSHA (short for Occupational Safety and Hazard Administration), work environments are able to create comprehensive guides on preparing workers for what’s to come.

What should you know? Check out the list below on OSHA fall protection training.

How Bad Are Slip, Trip And Fall Rates?

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Fall Protection Systems Keeping Employers And Employees Safe

Crane training

The last thing anyone wants is for people to get hurt on the job. Unfortunately, it does still happen a lot more than it should. With that being said, workplace injuries and illnesses are down. In 1972, there were 10.9 incidents per 100 workers. In 2011, there were just 3.4 incidents per 100 workers. One of the reasons why this rate has gone down is perhaps a reduction in workplace falls. And part of the reason why there has been a reduction in workplace falls is due to the creation of OSHA fall protection systems. OSHA fall protection systems have helped cut down on the amount of people being injured on the job — or even possibly killed. People don’t hav Continue reading