Walking-Working Surfaces (General Industry)Overview :
One of the ten most-cited serious OSHA general industry violations and safety training topics we outline in this course 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.