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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Worker wearing a hardhat and fall protection climbing up a tower.
Fall Protection

Safety Precautions for Typical Tower Climbing Work Activities

Because tower climbing is so physically and mentally demanding, preparation is key and all tower climbers must be trained before being allowed to climb.

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Construction Site, Missing Guardrails
Fall Protection

Guardrails are Important for Mitigating Fall Hazards

Guardrails are critical to help prevent falls, but they must be constructed properly and according to the strict OSHA standards set up for guardrails.

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Worker on roof making repairs.
Fall Protection

Fall Protection Safety for Roof Repairs to Protect Workers

There are several fall protection methods that workers can use during roof repair jobs to ensure the work proceeds safely.

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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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Preventing Fatalities in the Construction Industry
Fall Protection

Preventing Fatalities in the Construction Industry

This study looks into the causes of fatalities in the construction industry with the intention of learning new methods of preventing worker fatalities.

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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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Two workers utilizing fall protection while removing snow from a rooftop.
Fall Protection

Workplace Winter Safety for Rooftop Snow Removal Operations

Snow removal operations can be dangerous and workers should be trained on how to safely remove snow from rooftops and other elevated structures.

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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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