Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Slide 75

Slide 75


    Title: Fall Protection Plan Safety Monitor Duties
    Type: Text Slide

    • For a safety monitoring system under 1926.502(h) the monitor must:
      • Be a competent person.
      • Warn workers of fall dangers.
      • Be on same working level and within visual sighting.
      • Be close enough to communicate orally.
      • Not have responsibilities which take attention away from monitoring.
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    Speaker Notes:

    The safety monitor's sole purpose is to monitor the workers who are exposed to a potential fall hazard.
    The safety monitor:
    • Cannot have any other job which would distract them from monitoring.
    • Must be a competent person.
    • Must have the authority to stop other worker activities.
    • All workers in the CAZ must be directed to comply with the fall hazard warnings of the safety monitor.
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