Your company and OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) are committed to providing you a safe and healthy workplace. This program is just one piece of the Fall Protection Program your company uses to teach, train and protect you from fall hazards. OSHA’s regulations require certain steps to be taken to protect you from fall hazards. This program will discuss those required steps.
There are numerous fall hazards and potential fall hazards. The most common are cluttered work areas, wet floors, inattentiveness, floor and wall openings, holes, ramps, runways, protruding nails, loose boards and working at heights. OSHA requires protection for employees working at heights of four feet in general industry and six feet in construction. Employees must be protected from falling into dangerous equipment regardless of height.
This Employee Training Booklet is a supplement to our Fall Protection Safety Training Kit w/DVD. The training booklet is 16 pages with a 20-question quiz and covers the following information: