February 22, 2016
You will find much new information in Oregon OSHA's just revised Portable Ladders – How to use them so they won't let you down. The revision includes more types of portable ladders and tells you what you need to consider when you set them up. Paper copies should be available by early March. Also revised is the fact sheet Recording and posting workplace injuries and illnesses.
Are crawlspaces, attics, drop ceilings, soffit spaces, ventilation chambers, and air shafts also confined spaces? Do you know what makes them permit spaces? Enlighten yourself with the answers to these questions in Oregon OSHA's newest fact sheet Confined spaces – crawlspaces and attics.
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