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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. Also available in Spanish (PPT).

Compliance Assistance

Reducing Falls During Residential Construction

Erecting Exterior and Interior Walls (PDF*). OSHA Fact Sheet. Also available in Spanish (PDF*).

Floor Joist Installation and Decking (PDF*). OSHA Fact Sheet. Also available in Spanish (PDF*).

Working in Attics (PDF*). OSHA Fact Sheet. Also available in Spanish (PDF*).

Roof Sheathing (PDF*). OSHA Fact Sheet. Also available in Spanish (PDF*).

Installing Standing Seam Metal Roofs (PDF*). OSHA Fact Sheet. Also available in Spanish (PDF*).

Re-Roofing (PDF*). OSHA Fact Sheet. Also available in Spanish (PDF*).

Installing Tile Roofs (PDF*). OSHA Fact Sheet. Also available in Spanish (PDF*).

Installing Roof Trusses (PDF*). OSHA Fact Sheet. Also available in Spanish (PDF*).

Roof Repair (PDF*). OSHA Fact Sheet. Also available in Spanish (PDF*).

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

Residential Construction Questions and Answers. OSHA.

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

Fall Protection in Residential Construction (PDF). OSHA Guidance Document. Also available in Spanish (PDF).

Other Resources

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

U.S. 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, (December 22, 2010).

Preventing Falls in Construction

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