SAFETY NETS

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A safety net is a device used to minimize fall hazards in construction sites and other work areas where nets are required to prevent fall hazards. They are one of three safety solutions stipulated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in response to fall hazards including guard rails…

Rollover protective structures (ROPS) apply to the following types of materials handling equipment: all rubber-tired, self-propelled scrapers, rubber-tired frontend loaders, rubber-tired dozers, wheel-type agricultural and industrial tractors, crawler tractors, crawler-type loaders, and motor graders, with or without attachments, that are used in construction work. This requirement does not apply to side-boom pipelaying tractors. 1926.1000(a)(1)