Standards for Guardrail and Handrail Systems
When it comes to guardrails and handrails there are certain standards that must be applied. According to OSHA regulations, a railing is required when working at 4 inches or more. OSHA 1910.23(c)(1) Every open-sided floor or platform 4 feet or more above
Understanding Rooftop Safety Requirements in Canada Part 2 - Provincial Requirements
Rooftop safety requirements in Canada are divided by region. Following these requirements can help your company protect an unsafe roof. In our article we published online in June Understanding Rooftop Safety Requirements in Canada - Part 1, we briefly
Why Series: Fixed Ladder Fall Protection Requirements
Access ladders have hidden dangers that can lead to severe consequences if fixed ladder fall protection requirements are not met.
Building Regulations for Roof Access Hatch
There are a number of safety regulations and building code requirements in Ontario relating to the use of roof access hatches. Hatches must meet the standards required by the National Building Code (Canada) and the Occupational Health and Safety
Ontario Ladder Safety Regulations
Misusing ladders or ignoring safety precautions can result in serious injuries or fatalities. When ladders are not secured properly, are slippery or defective, or not used in conjunction with appropriate stabilizers, workers are far more vulnerable to a
Roof Work Safety Checklist - Part One
The following information is an OSHA compliant roofing safety checklist and guide to support basic safety measures for workers on rooftops.
Roof Work Safety Checklist - Part Two
In this article, we will review several other key components to developing a comprehensive and OSHA-compliant roofing safety checklist.