Presentation Title
OSHA’s new Walking and Working Surfaces Standard
 
About the Presentation

Slips, trips, and falls constitute the majority of general industry accidents. They cause 15% of all accidental deaths, and are second only to motor vehicles as a cause of fatalities. The OSHA standards for walking/working surfaces apply to all permanent places of employment. OSHA’s newly passed and long awaited Subpart D on Walking Working Surfaces established new requirements for employers and workplaces. This session will review the key aspects of the new rule with practical pointers on improving walking surface safety in your facility.

 
The Presenters
Steven High, MPH, MS, CIH, CSP, ARM, CHST, CXLT, EMT, President, High Environmental Health & Safety Consulting Ltd.
 
Presenter Biography

Steve High is the President of High Environmental Health and Safety Consulting Ltd. The company provides assistance in identifying, evaluating and controlling safety and health exposure risks in various applications. Steve holds a BS in Business Administration from Elizabethtown College; an MS in Safety Sciences from Indiana University of Pennsylvania; a Masters of Public Health from Johns Hopkins; a post-baccalaureate certificate in epidemiology and biostatistics through Drexel University. He holds many other certifications including certification as an industrial hygienist (CIH), safety professional (CSP) and XL tribometrist (CXLT), regularly evaluating walking surfaces, floor treatments and footwear for slip-resistance for manufacturers and facility owners as well as serving as an expert witness on slip and fall cases. His work experience includes thirty years in safety and health and his free time he likes to spend time with his family…or read OSHA regulations.