Fall Protection Still a Frontline Issue
On September 16, OSHA revealed the top 10 most-cited violations for FY 2014. It was no surprise that fall protection, once again, made the top of the list. This continues to be a concern in the workplace although the standards are clearly delineated by OSHA as to what constitutes adequate fall protection.
See the info graphic below from Creative Safety Supply for the basics of fall protection at a glance. Although this is a huge issue, the solutions are actually quite simple. In addition, there are several administrative controls which can be implemented onsite, helping all workers involved to take a proactive approach.
G2 is committed to helping our clients develop sustainable safety management procedures with our contract safety services. For issues such as fall protection, we are experienced in developing strategies to ensure compliance and a safe working environment.