New OSHA Regulations for Residential Construction

Falls remain the number one cause of death in the construction industry. "We cannot tolerate workers getting killed in residential construction when effective means are readily available to prevent those deaths," OSHA Chief Dr. David Michaels said.

OSHA regulations for residential construction activities were overhauled and took effect December 16, 2010. To see the changes and how they might effect you, check out http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=DIRECTIVES&p_id=4755.

Arrow Building Centers offer two safety products:

Bucket of Safe-Tie Fall Arrest Kit
The Bucket of Safe-Tie is designed to provide fall arrest, fall restraint, or positioning capabilities. The Bucket features a universal harness with 5 points of adjustment for added comfort, Vertical Lifeline Assembly with Shock Pack, and permanently attached Positioning Device with 18" lanyard extension to keep the device within reach.

Guardian Fall Protection-Residential Guardrail System
This system offers contractors a versatile fall protection system which allows roofing activities to be performed safely. The Ultra-Adjust Roof Bracket is designed for five different positions from 6/12 to 16/12. This system complies with OSHA’s regulations when used in conjunction with 2" x 4" and 2" x 6" toe boards.
 
Please contact your Arrow Building Center yard manager or sales representative for further details on these life-saving products.

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