This topic covers OSHA’s walking and working surfaces standard for general industry, better known as slips, trips, and falls.
The walking and working surfaces standard regulates most areas where employees work or travel in the workplace. Walking and working surfaces include ladders, wall and floor openings, aisles, scaffolds, and stairs. OSHA’s regulations cover design, construction, and installation specifications for injury prevention, as well as procedures and guidelines for the safe use of equipment such as scaffolds and portable ladders.
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