December 14, 2016
Fall protection violations accounted for 47 percent of the construction industry's top 10 violations this year. Topping the list is Oregon OSHA's general fall protection rule (437-003-1501), which establishes the fall-protection requirements and exceptions for workers who work at heights of 10 feet or higher. Remember: The 10-foot trigger height will become six feet on Jan. 1, 2017. Fall-protection training (including certification) and fall protection for scaffolding were also among the top 10 violations.
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