Not everyone is fortunate enough to have a desk job. There are a lot of people in the work force, including construction workers and window cleaners who not only have to work outside, but can work many feet off of the ground. This line of work may not be ideal, but it is necessary and most importantly, it is dangerous. Workers who are six feet or more above lower levels are at risk for serious injury or death if they should fall. To protect these workers, employers must provide fall protection and the right equipment for the job, including the right kinds of ladders, scaffolds, and safety gear. In order to keep these workers safe, the OSHA, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, makes sure that these employers use a fall protection system for their employees.
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