One of the ten most-cited serious OSHA general industry violations is part of the Walking-Working Surfaces regulations. Violations of 29 CFR 1910.23(c)(1) Open-Sided Floors accounted for 638 OSHA citations in FY 2005. In addition, slips, trips, and falls cause the majority of all general industry accidents and 15% of all accidental deaths.
This course covers the OSHA Walking-Working Surfaces standards for General Industry. This includes information on general safety requirements, protection from holes in the floor and walls, ladder safety, and scaffold safety.
*Flash player may be required to play this course
DISCLAIMER: this course does not track/score like other interactive courses. If you require one that does, please reach out to your representative.
After taking this course, you will be able to:
- Apply the OSHA regulations for walking and working surfaces to avoid slips, trips, and falls in the workplace
- Recognize safe work practices for installing, maintaining, and using stairs, ladders, and scaffolds