O Hazard: Each year, falls consistently accountO for the greatest number of fatalities in theO construction industry. A number of factors areO often involved in falls, including unstableO working surfaces, misuse or failure to use fallO protection equipment and human error.O Studies have shown that using guardrails, fallO arrest systems, safety nets, covers andO restraint systems can prevent many deathsO and injuries from falls.
O Consider using aerial lifts or elevated platformsO to provide safer elevated workingO surfaces;
O Erect guardrail systems with toeboards andO warning lines or install control line systemsO to protect workers near the edges of floorsO and roofs;
O Cover floor holes; and/orO • Use safety net systems or personal fallO arrest systems (body harnesses