OSHA’s new Walking and Working Surfaces Rule

May 18, 2017

As of January 2017 OSHA’s Walking and Working Surfaces rule has taken effect. Will this effect your work place ? It’s likely that it will!

 

 

1910.22(a)

Surface conditions. The employer must ensure:

1910.22(a)(1)

All places of employment, passageways, storerooms, service rooms, and walking-working surfaces are kept in a clean, orderly, and sanitary condition.

1910.22(a)(2)

The floor of each workroom is maintained in a clean and, to the extent feasible, in a dry condition. When wet processes are used, drainage must be maintained and, to the extent feasible, dry standing places, such as false floors, platforms, and mats must be provided.

1910.22(a)(3)

Walking-working surfaces are maintained free of hazards such as sharp or protruding objects, loose boards, corrosion, leaks, spills, snow, and ice.

 

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