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OSHA to phase out ladder cages and wells

August 14, 2019


There’s going to be some big changes in the fall safety industry. In 2017, OSHA published new regulations regarding fixed ladders that will shape how workers are protected for years to come. First of all, the ruling from OSHA 1910.28(b)(9) states that general industry employers are now required to provide fall safety protection on fixed ladders that are 24’ above a lower level. This regulation puts the general industry on par with with OSHA’s construction standards, which already had similar requirements.

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