New OSHA fall-protection rules to be phased in over 3 months

06/14/2011 | Finance and Commerce (Minneapolis)

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced it will phase in enforcement of its new fall-protection rules through Sept. 15. The policy concerns some because it will end the use of the known and functional sliding guards that roofing crews are used to, according to Tom Shanahan, associate executive director of risk management for the National Roofing Contractors Association.

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