June 6, 2017
Hello Leaders!
The new OSHA training requirements are now in effect? Please review the information below for more information.  My goal is to keep you informed and ensure you avoid costly HR Mistakes. We also strive to help you dramatically improve your bottom line! 

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Vanessa G. Nelson

Under the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) recent General Industry Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Standards final rule, employers are now required to ensure that workers who use personal fall protection and equipment are trained about fall and equipment hazards, including fall protection systems.

New Training Requirements 
Under the recent final rule, employers whose employees use personal fall protection equipment and work in other specified high hazard situations must provide employee training as to fall hazards, including fall protection systems. Specifically, employees must be trained by a qualified person and must be trained in at least the following topics:

  • The nature of fall hazards in the work area and how to recognize them;
  • The procedures to be followed to minimize those hazards;
  • The ...

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