Interpreting the Interpretation Letter Pt 7
“Requirements for attachable scaffold ladders used in construction; toe-hold minimum distance requirement?”
300 LOG AND ITA DEADLINE
OSHA 300 and 300A must be completed for any establishment with greater than 10 employees for the year 2019 by February 1st, 2020.
GUARDRAIL SYSTEMS AND PROPER PLANNING
This is a result of proper planning by the construction management team.
ROOFING OPERATIONS AND FALL PROTECTION MEASURES
Anytime work is performed on an elevated surface at or above 6 ft., fall protection measures are required.
FALL PROTECTION SYSTEMS & OSHA REQUIREMENTS
Fall protection systems such as guard railing have specific OSHA requirements to ensure that the potential falling hazards are minimized.
MOTORIZED EQUIPMENT AND AIRBORNE FUMES
Welding operations have high potential hazards associated with the various tasks performed. A potential hazard that can be mechanically or naturally abated is the accumulation of airborne fumes.
OSHA DROPS ELECTRONIC REQUIREMENT: OSHA FORMS 300 & 301
OSHA has issued a final rule that eliminates the requirement to electronically submit information from OSHA Forms 300 and 301 to OSHA each year.
PREPLANNING PREVENTS POTENTIAL HAZARDS
Preplanning is always a great way to prevent potential hazards.