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November 17, 2011
 
 

OSHA & New Fall Protection Rules

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OSHA & New Fall Protection Rules
 
OSHA has some new more stringent Fall Protection guidelines effective as of September 16. OSHA frequently does some spot checks where a new regulation goes into effect.   OSHA has increased its inspections in the Atlanta area and some builders have been cited for violations.

Detailed information on the regulation can be found at www.nahb.org/fallprotection. NAHB also has a PowerPoint webinar.

OSHA has been focusing on good record keeping and proper paperwork. The following website provides great information and is easily understandable: http://www.dol.gov/elaws/OSHARecordkeeping.htm.
 

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