The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards on fall protection state employers must have a written fall protection program if workers are exposed to falls from heights.
Most of the construction projects in the United States have some sort of scaffolding on the job site at some point during the various phases of construction. There are 3 main types of scaffolds: suspension, supported, and aerial lifts.
A scissor lift is an elevated work platform that helps move workers vertically and to different locations in a facility or on a job site. Whether it is part of everyday use or part of your maintenance duties such as changing light bulbs in your facility, most companies have a scissor lift or a need for using a scissor lift.
KEMI is encouraging employers to participate in the OSHA National Safety Stand-Down, a voluntary event where employers will talk directly to employees about safety. Managers are encouraged to plan a stand-down that works best for their workplace anytime during May 6-10, 2019.
What do you do if someone falls and becomes suspended toward the top of a tower? Would you know how to get that person down? A good fall rescue plan helps everyone understand what to do before a fall.
Para la mayoría de nosotros, un camino del estacionamiento a la oficina, el área de trabajo, etc., es un parte de nuestra rutina diaria laboral. Durante el invierno, tal camino puede presentar un peligro de resbalón o caída. Se pueden aumentar los accidentes de resbalón y caída debido a la probabilidad de la nieve y el hielo en las escaleras, las rampas, las pendientes, los estacionamientos y las banquetas.