Infographic: Conventional Fall Protection Standards

This week (May 2-6) is the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, which is a voluntary event that encourages employers to talk directly to employees about fall prevention and safety. This event is being held jointly by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA), and the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR).

Here’s what you need to know about OSHA’s standards for conventional fall protection.

Check out our Back to Basics: Fall Prevention in Construction article for more information.