OSHA’s recent updates to its General Industry Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Standards will impact 112 million workers at 7 million workplaces. According to OSHA estimates, the new Slips, Trips, and Falls regulations will prevent 29 fatalities and 5,842 lost-workday injuries every year. If you are wondering about the timeline for implementing the new standards, we have a new post that may help…..
Changes to OSHA’s Walking-Working Surfaces Ruling have been years in the making and many EHS professionals are now scrambling to make sense of the new ruling. If this scenario sounds familiar, we suggest downloading our new e-book guide to OSHA’s Revised Walking-Working Surfaces Regulations, which is available here. As always, if you have questions about fall protection or how the new OSHA regulations may impact your facility, feel free to contact Diversified Fall Protection for further assistance.