Safety

Aids & Fact Sheets

This page contains links to alternative and additional resources for understanding protection against slips, trips, and falls and minimizing fall risks in the workplace. 


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Training Aids

OSHA Fall Prevention Training Guide

This guide provides employers with a lesson plan to give fall prevention training to workers.

Health and Safety Videos

These three short, animated training videos each recreate the true story of a fatal construction incident and detail how it could have been prevented. Available for download or for viewing via YouTube.


Fact Sheets

OSHA 3722 - Narrow Frame Scaffolds

This fact sheet provides information on narrow frame scaffolds and how to use them safely.

OSHA 3662 - Step Ladders

This fact sheet provides information on step ladders and how to use them safely.

OSHA 3710 - Fall Protection for Telecommunications

This incident summary provides an overview of a fatal fall from a telecommunications tower, including likely causes of the incident and how it could have been prevented.

OSHA 3625 - Falling off Ladders

This information booklet provides a guide to using ladders safely.


Infographics

Infographics for the National Campaign to Prevent Construction Falls

These infographics help raise awareness of fall risks, as well as include information on preventing falls from aerial lifts and the connection between falls and noise levels. Available in English and Spanish.

Hazard Alert Cards

These short, image-driven cards deliver simple and direct message for protection against safety and health hazards faced by construction workers. They also include information on aerial lifts, fall protection harnesses, ladder safety, scaffold safety, and more. Available in English and Spanish.

Spot the Hazard Worksheet

These worksheets serve well to apply and assess knowledge gained throughout the fall hazard awareness and prevention training.

Toolbox Talks

These discussion-based handouts incorporated effective training elements such as case studies and site-specific actions to cover 52 different topics, one for each week of the year. Available in English and Spanish.

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