Safety articles on Fall Protection

Person Stepping into Construction Floor Hole
Fall Protection

All About Floor Holes: OSHA's Fall Protection Standards

Always look for areas on the job site that may have floor holes and be aware of holes that may not be adequately marked, covered, barricaded, or guarded.

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Construction Worker Installing Fall Protection Guardrails
Fall Protection

Fall Protection System Failures That Can Be Prevented

Despite the emerging sophisticated and innovative fall protection systems, learn more about why fall-related injuries and fatalities are still happening.

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Vertical rebar that is capped to prevent an impalement hazard.
Fall Protection

How to Handle Impalement Hazards on Construction Sites

Safety precautions and best practices to consider when impalement hazards are a risk on the construction site.

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Re-enactment of a worker who is not wearing a hard hat with a tool about to hit his head.
Fall Protection

Protect Workers from Falling Object Dangers to Prevent Injuries

When workers are exposed to falling object hazards, they must wear head protection and additional safety measures must be implemented.

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Stairway Still Under Construction
Fall Protection

Safety Considerations for Stairways on Construction Sites

Safety tips on how to keep workers safe when the stairways are under construction, like the ones being built and used at construction sites.

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Construction Worker Inspecting, Then Wearing Personal Fall Protection System (PFAS)
Fall Protection

Train Employees to Inspect and Wear Their PFAS Correctly

Personal Fall Arrest Systems can be tricky, so employees must know how to wear them correctly and what to look for during a PFAS inspection.

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Workers Using Fall Protection
Fall Protection

Falls from Ladders, Scaffolds and Roofs Can Be Prevented

Here are the best points to emphasize when you hold your next safety meeting or toolbox talk about workplace fall prevention and protection.

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Construction worker's boot getting tripped into a floor hole on construction site.
Fall Protection

Floor Holes Can Pose Significant Slip, Trip and Fall Risks

Floor holes are one area where many workers forget to take the necessary safety measures to protect themselves and their co-workers.

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Worker wearing a hard hat climbing up a ladder to get into an attic.
Fall Protection

Fall Hazards and Fall Protection Methods for Workers in Attics

All workers exposed to fall hazards must be trained and know the procedures to follow to minimize fall hazards to ensure their safety while working in attics.

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