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Construction Industry (29 CFR 1926)

Standard Interpretations


Workers' Compensation Costs of Falls in Construction (PPT). OSHA Slide Presentation.

Compliance Assistance: Fall Protection in Residential Construction (Video*). OSHA.

Residential Fall Protection Presentation (PPT). OSHA Slide Presentation. A Spanish version (PPT) is also available.

Compliance Assistance

Reducing Falls During Residential Construction

Sample Fall Protection Plan for Residential Construction. OSHA. (DOC)

Residential Construction Questions and Answers. OSHA.

Fall Protection in Residential Construction (PDF). OSHA Fact Sheet.

Fall Protection in Residential Construction (PDF). OSHA Guidance Document. A Spanish version is also available.

Other Resources

Compliance Directive for Fall Protection in Residential Construction. OSHA Federal Register Notice 75:80315, (2010, December 22).

US Labor Department's OSHA acts to protect residential roofing workers Agency rescinds Clinton-era directive and gives workers more safeguards against falls. OSHA News Release, (2010, December 22).

Preventing Falls in Construction


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