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Walking and Working Surfaces

Learn the various OSHA standards and procedures to protect walking and working surfaces.

Description

Did you know that slips, trips, and falls are leading causes of general industry accidents? These types of accidents constitute about 15 percent of all accidental deaths in the United States.


In this Walking and Working Surfaces you will be introduced the general safety requirements for housekeeping, aisles and passageways, covers and guardrails, and floor loading protection. We will introduce you to the various ways and techniques that you can use to protect floor openings, holes, and wall openings. We will also take a look at potential safety threats for stairways and portable ladders and the safety measures you can take to secure these areas.


This course was created in compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHAct) of 1970 and the OSHA regulations.

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Curriculum

  • Walking and Working Surfaces
    Introduction
    1:52
    General Requirements
    1:59
    Floor Openings, Holes, and Wall Openings
    4:42
  • Stairways and Portable Ladders
    Open-Sided Surfaces and Stairways
    2:31
    Ladders and Scaffolding
    5:34
    Summary
    1:02
  • Supplemental Materials
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Skills

  • Personal Safety

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