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    • 1. Most Frequently Cited Construction Standards Federal OSHA – FY 2009 OSHA Region V February 2010
    • 2. #1 1926.501 (b)(13)
      • Most the falls are those with no slide guards
      • Workers can slip on shingle or felt to start slipping
      No slide protection used
    • 3. Shingling Abatement
      • Slide guards used when:
      • Roof Slope 8/12 or less
      • Eaves to lower level is 25 feet or less
      • Otherwise Convention Fall protection must be used
      • Must be through each truss with a 16p nail
      • A 2x4 nailed flat is not acceptable
      Example of slide guard.
    • 4. Roof Sheathing
      • Conventional Fall Protection or Alternative Fall Protection requiring:
      • Monitor
      • CAZ
      • Slideguard
      • Training
      No slide guards used
    • 5. Sheathing Abatement
      • Conventional Fall Protection used
      Slideguards used on the roofs.
    • 6. Top Plate
      • The worker has to get on the top plate to give leverage and assist the center man with the large truss.
      • The interim protection rules, NAHB, RCEC, and carpenters all state that it is a violation, however, many contractors still think it is ok.
    • 7. Floor Openings
      • Many falls through openings were stair openings
      Violation: Floor opening with no guardrails.
    • 8. Floor Opening Abatement Violation: 4' x 8' sheets of plywood covering a stairway opening to the basement of a house. Only four nails hold the two covers. The cover is not marked. No Violation: Guardrails used
    • 9. #2 1926.501(b)(1)
      • No midrails on the commercial building.
      • Found quite a bit at elevator shafts, and stairwells also.
    • 10. #3 1926.503(a)(1)
      • This is a program requirement. Many use job safety analysis to determine potential hazards faced in construction.
    • 11. #4 1926.100(a)
      • No Hard Hats
      • When working around the bucket of a back hoe, hard hats should be worn.
    • 12. #5 1926.1053(b)(1)
      • Ladder not extending over the edge 3 feet
    • 13. #6 1926.453(b)(2)(v)
      • No Fall Protection in aerial lifts.
      • Worker in photo is wearing a full body harness for fall arrest.
    • 14. #7 1926.451 (g)(1)
      • No guard rails on scaffolds.
      • Often ends are not protected.
      • The Cross bracing may serve as ONE of the rails only if it meets certain height criteria.
    • 15. #8 1926.451 (e)(1)
      • Unsafe Access to scaffold.
      • No using the cross bracing to climb.
      • Have a maximum spacing between rungs of 16 3/4 inches
    • 16. #9 1926.451(b)(1)
      • Scaffolds not fully planked.
    • 17. #10 1926.454(a)
      • Scaffold Training
    • 18. Next five
      • 1926.102(a)(1) – eye protection
      • 1926.20(b)(1) – safety programs
      • 1926.21(b)(2) – Training
      • 1926.652(a)(1) – cave-in protection
      • 1926.652(a)(1) No cave-in protection trench
    • 19. Resources
      • www.osha.gov
      • Compliance Assistance Specialists in OSHA offices
      • On-site Consultation
      • Quick Takes http://www.osha.gov/as/opa/quicktakes
      • Comments or Corrections go to John Newquist
      • [email_address] or 312-353-5977
    • 20.