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Do laws pertaining to fall protection apply to a supervisor

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Do laws pertaining to fall protection apply to a supervisor who goes onto a roof for the purpose of giving direction to workers.
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Employment Law
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do you mean workers comp?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
No, I mean tying off or wearing fall protection.
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This is Samuel and I will provide you information in this regard.

Fall Protection is mandated under OSHA and is required regardless of the employees classification. So whether a Supervisor or Laborer, it is federally mandated. No laws have changed. You can read more at this LINK

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