Temperatures have started to drop and winter is officially here. Cold weather can introduce barriers for workers in the construction industry that can hinder performance on the job site while also posing a risk to one’s health and safety.
In the last fiscal year OSHA reports there were 2,625 citations written concerning ladders. The leading cause of deaths in construction is a fall. However, the design of the basic ladder has not changed very much in hundreds of
Federal OSHA has several requirements that must be covered in any fall protection training in construction, they are listed below. OSHA further states that the training must be conducted by a competent person that is qualified in the subject