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What Every Employer Should Know about OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP)

As a company specializing in fall protection, we focus our efforts on ensuring employee safety and keeping companies in compliance with OSHA regulations.  Although you might think Diversified’s pre-engineered and engineered fall protection systems are our most valuable keys to worker safety and company compliance, we respectfully disagree.  Fall protection systems are important, but our approach calls for listening and educating before designing or installing a solution. This post serves as a basic primer on OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program (also known as SVERP).  By explaining this enforcement initiative using simple language, we will arm you with information needed to stay clear of OSHA’s SVEP crosshairs while protecting your workers and your company.

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Did You Know?

All guardrail that is protecting an opening or leading edge must be able to support 200 pounds on the top rail and 150 pounds on the midrail in any direction?