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March 19, 2012

OSHA Extends Residential Fall Protection

OSHA fall protection signOSHA has extended the transition phase for enforcement of residential fall protection directive STD 03-11-002. That gives residential contractors six more months of temporary enforcement measures, including priority free on-site compliance assistance, penalty reductions and extended abatement dates. The original effective date was March 15.

OSHA's website has a variety of educational and training materials to assist employers with fall protection compliance, including fact sheets, slide presentations and other items.

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