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ASSP recently sent a letter
to OSHA asking the agency to more strongly emphasize the need for comprehensive fall protection management programs in industry. The Society notes that while fall protection is a specific topic within OSH management system standards such as ANSI/ASSP Z10
and ISO 45001
, more must be done to improve fall protection management.
Specifically, we asked OSHA to enhance its efforts in several ways: