The state of Washington is offering some invaluable online safety and training courses on their website. Topics include:
Accident Investigation Safety Checklists HAZCOM Ergonomics Fall Protection Janitorial Services Job Safety / Hazard Analyses Lockout / Tagout Noise Process Safety Management (PSM) and much more
You can find the courses and modules on [...]
For information on fall protection, see OHShub.com’s Post , Fall Protection Guidelines.
Five popular Scaffolding interpretations from OSHA (29CFR1926.450, Subpart L).
Question 1: When may the space between scaffold planks or between scaffold planks and uprights exceed one inch in width?
Answer: The relevant standard, 29 CFR §1926.451(b)(1)(i), states:
Each platform unit (e.g., scaffold plank, [...]
A synopsis of OSHA’s Fall Protection Standards (OSHA standard 29 CFR 1926.501 through 503).
Fall protection is generally thought of as:
Guardrail systems Safety net systems Personal fall arrest systems Positioning device systems, and/or Warning line systems
Covers most construction workers except persons inspecting, assessing, or investigating the workplace conditions prior to [...]