- Provide working conditions that are free of known dangers.
- Keep floors in work areas in a clean and, so far as possible, a dry condition.
- Select and provide required personal protective equipment at no cost to workers.
- Train workers about job hazards in a language that they can understand.
Fall protection requirements start at different heights depending on the industry; see which height your industry needs to enact fall protection measures. Falls are one of the leading causes of injuries and deaths in the workplace. While this is true in all industries, falls are a significant danger in the construction industry. OSHA has put in place fall protection requirements for all industries to eliminate fall dangers and prevent injuries and fatalities. The first place to start is knowing the height requirements for fall protection, or at what heights employers must take preventative steps to protect workers from fall hazards. Employer Requirements per OSHA OSHA requires that employers take steps to protect the health and well-being of their employees. In all industries, all employers are required by OSHA to do the following: