Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Slide 59

Slide 59


    Title: Other Work Methods
    Type: Text and Image Slide

    Working at heights cannot be eliminated, but there are ways to minimize exposure to falls. Assemble as many parts of the building as possible on the ground.

    Properly assembled and braced IAW the manufacture's instruction and the BCSI guide.

    At the bottom left is slide number 59.

    At the bottom right is OSHA's logo.

    [Includes image of a contractor standing next to a set of already assembled trusses on the worksite ground.]

    Speaker Notes:

    As we stated previously, working at heights cannot be eliminated, but there are ways to minimize exposure.

    By assembling as many parts of the structure as possible on the ground we can reduce worker frequency and duration of exposure to falls.

    Properly assembled and braced systems, erected in accordance with the Building Component Safety Information booklet, can be hoisted ...
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