OSHA Fall Protection Standard

Definition - What does OSHA Fall Protection Standard mean?

OSHA fall protection standard is a collection of standards for those activities that are not included in the construction industry. It is addressed in the specific standards in general industry, shipyard, long shoring, etc..

Safeopedia explains OSHA Fall Protection Standard

OSHA fall protection standards are for those activities that are other than those in the construction industry. It is addressed in the specific standards. For example, OSHA fall protection standards is for general industry which can include fixed ladders, scaffolding, portable wood ladders, telecommunication, main lifts, electric power generators, etc.. This includes in the ship yard, it can be for working surfaces, access to vessels, personal fall arrest systems, etc..

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