New Fact Sheets Available on Hazards Related to Scaffolds, Marine Terminals and Confined Spaces

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released three new fact sheets that are free to  download from OSHA's publications webpage

A ladder jack scaffolds fact sheet illustrates how to prevent injuries from falls when using work platforms supported by portable ladders. 

A confined spaces fact sheet emphasizes the OSHA requirement for employers to develop and implement procedures for summoning rescue or emergency services in permit-required confined spaces. 

Lastly, a fact sheet on longshoring in marine terminals describes how to prevent semi-tractor driver injuries during container lifting operations.

To learn more please visit the OSHA website.