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New OSHA Rules for Walking Surfaces & Fall Prevention: Reduce Injuries


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

OSHA has revised its Walking-Working Surface & Fall Prevention requirements for 2017, creating new definitions, rules and responsibilities for employers. Slip and fall injuries are the most common type of workplace injury, costing American business over $60 billion in Workers' Compensation costs annually - plus can trigger unscheduled OSHA inspections. How can you ensure compliance with OSHA's new rule and reduce the risk of fall injuries to save your company thousands? Join us for this must-know, 90-minute webinar to discover:

  • The applicability of OSHA's new rule on all types of walking surfaces & fall protection
  • Employer responsibilities to prevent slip & fall injuries: Reducing your risks
  • Clear understanding of the various consensus standards in the changes
  • Types of surfaces impacted by the new rule: Including stairs, ladders and ramps

Program Highlights

  • OSHA's New General Industry Requirements for Walking-Working Surfaces

    • The old standard & new requirements: Keys differences to know
    • Critical implementation dates to ensure compliance and prevent inspections
    • Key areas of focus in the new requirement: Ladders, platforms, ramps & more
  • Preventing Slip & Falls: Keys to Protecting Employees & Your Company

    • Understanding the new definitions to minimize your risks
    • New training requirements for walking-working surfaces
    • Performing inspections and corrective actions to ensure safe walking surfaces
  • Updating Your Fall Prevention Systems to Comply with the New Rule

    • Conducting and documenting hazard assessments to prevent injuries
    • Safe use of Dockboards and Chocks you need to know for compliance
    • How to determine the appropriate fall prevention system for your company
  • Live Q&A - Have your OSHA walking surface questions answered by the expert!

About The Speaker

Jack Fearing, CPEA, is the Managing Partner for Fearing International Group LLC.

  • Mr. Fearing has more than 30 years of experience in occupational safety & health management and DOD aviation safety. His experience includes EHS Director for a global defense contractor, an audit program director for multi-national manufacturing company and audit team leader for a leading pharmaceutical company.
  • He is a certified Health & Safety auditor, an OSHA-authorized 10/30 hour(501) instructor, and a professional member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).
  • He has extensive hands-on experience in developing OSHA compliance programs, and coordinating with state and Federal regulatory agencies in both union and non-union environments.
  • He is an accomplished speaker and author and has been published in "CoatingsPro", "Today's Facility Manager", "Facility Safety Management," and various American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) professional journals on several safety topics.
  • He is a frequent speaker and trainer for local, regional and international venues.

Program Benefits

Join us for this can't-miss, 90-minute webinar to uncover the new requirements in OSHA's update to Walking-Working Surface and Fall Prevention to ensure legal compliance and reduce your risk of a costly slip and fall injuries.