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Fall Protection Quiz

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Manhole steps and step bolts must be checked for
  • (A)  Sharp corners, protruding objects, and burrs
  • (B)  Bent step bolts
  • (C)  Corrosion
  • (D)  All of the above
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All necessary precautions should be taken to ensure worker safety.
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Correct answer is:
  • (D)  All of the above
Explanation:
All manhole steps and step bolts installed after and used in corrosive environments, shall be constructed of, or coated with, a material that will retard corrosion of the step or bolt.

As per OSHA standard 1910.268(h)(8)(i)Metal manhole ladders shall be free of structural defects and free of accident hazards such as sharp edges and burrs. The metal shall be protected against corrosion unless inherently corrosion-resistant.

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