What you need to know about OSHA's final rule on updating walking-working surfaces standards and personal fall protection systems requirements.
- "OSHA estimates the final standard will prevent 29 fatalities and more than 5,842
- "The rule becomes effective on Jan. 17, 2017, and will affect approximately 112 million workers at
seven million worksites."
- "The final rule's most significant update is allowing employers to select the fall protection system
that works best for them, choosing from a range of accepted options including personal fall
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