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Oregon OSHA defines a stairway as a series of steps and landings having three or more risers. Most people take stairways (and stairs) for granted until they fall while they are using them. You can make your trip up or down a flight of stairs much safer if you remember to use the handrail. That is why every flight of stairs having four or more risers must have a standard railing or handrail.

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    • Walking-working surfaces: At a glance
      Provides an overview of walking-working surface requirements in general industry workplaces. Highlights the key walking-working surfaces rules and the rules that have delayed effective dates.
      English  09/06/2017

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