The Basics of Working Off the Ground

This 1 minute safety training video covers: What are the dangers of working off the ground, how to work safely above the ground, how to avoid fall accidents.

Video Transcript

Inspect your work area before starting. Working your feet on a solid ground is difficult enough but works at height and you had danger to difficult. Everyday workers are injured falling from heights, so there are standards your employer needs to keep you working safely. Wherever you work if its 4 feet off the ground for general industry or 6 feet off the ground in the construction, your employer’s competent person identifies any fall hazard you could face. You’ll learn to recognize unsafe practices and know which tasks increase your risks of falling. Remember prevention is your best defense.