Construction Safety Training

We offer construction safety training including, the fall protection planning, OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 training, confined space rescue and more.

Aerial/Scissor Lift (Course ID- CO-201) $95

The four hour training course is a safety program designed for foremen, field supervisors, or anyone involved in the construction industry.  Over the past ten years there has been controversy over the fall protection requirements while working from an aerial lifts and scissor lifts. This course will inform employees as to the regulatory requirements as well as best safe practices. OSHA requires employees to be trained when working from aerial/scissor lifts. This course has be designed to exceed training requirements and give employees a foundation of knowledge to safely operate an aerial/scissor lift.

  • Review of construction requirements
  • Review of current ANSI Standards
  • Fall Protection requirements
  • Personal Fall Arrest Systems
  • Fall Restraint
  • Equipment Inspections
  • Safe Operation
  • Statics
  • Rescue Plan requirements
  • Hands on practical examination

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Asbestos Awareness Class IV (Course ID- CO-202) $95

The four hour training course is a safety program designed for foremen, field supervisors, or anyone involved in the construction industry. Over the past ten years there has been controversy over the fall protection requirements while working from an aerial lifts and scissor lifts. This course will inform employees as to the regulatory requirements as well as best safe practices. OSHA requires employees to be trained when working from aerial/scissor lifts. This course has be designed to exceed training requirements and give employees a foundation of knowledge to safely operate an aerial/scissor lift.

  • Review of construction requirements
  • Review of current ANSI Standards
  • Fall Protection requirements
  • Personal Fall Arrest Systems
  • Fall Restraint
  • Equipment Inspections
  • Safe Operation
  • Statics
  • Rescue Plan requirements
  • Hands on practical examination

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CDOT Flagger – (Course ID- CO-235) $95

This 4 hour course is designed to meet the CDOT requirements for Flaggers.”630.2.6 Flagger Certification. All flaggers on CDOT projects must possess a Flagger’s Certification Card in accordance with subsection 630.14 of the Standard Specifications. Subsection 630.14 requires that all flaggers on CDOT projects be properly certified, having successfully passed the Department’s minimum training requirements within two years of starting work on the project. The Department’s minimum training requirements are defined in CDOT Procedural Directive 306.1 – Flagger Training and Certification Program. Note that CDOT does not certify non-CDOT employees for flagging duties. The certification requirements include reviewing the latest edition of the CDOT Flagger’s Training Manual, viewing a flagger training video, and obtaining a passing score of at least 80 percent on a Flagger Proficiency Test, which must be administered by a Registered Flagger Proctoring Agency.”

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Confined Space (Construction) (Course ID- CO-204) $225

This eight hour training course is designed for Managers, Supervisors, Foremen, and all field personnel in Construction and General Industry. This class will focus on the requirements of OSHA’s, Subpart AA and how to ensure compliance as well as keeping your employees safe. Employers are required to be in compliance with this standard by October 2, 2015. This class will cover:

  • Background
  • Definitions
  • Statistics
  • General Requirements
  • Permit Required Confined Space
  • Permitting process
  • Duties of Entrants/Attendants/Supervisors
  • Nature of the hazards
  • Welding and cutting requirements
  • Air monitoring requirements
  • Ventilation requirements and considerations
  • Scheduling trades
  • Review of the Cabin Creek Incident
  • Rescue and emergency services

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Confined Space Rescue (Course ID- CO-220) $275

This course teaches students how to conduct a variety of rescues in permit-required confined spaces. Students will learn how to develop and update pre-plans, conduct practice rescues, inspect and maintain equipment, and coordinate with other emergency responders. This training will primarily consist of hands-on field training and is 8-hours in length.

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Crane Safety Awareness (Course ID- CO-221) $95

This 4 hour course designed to help employers teach those working around cranes how to be safe. Offered in a classroom setting, attendees will receive instruction and multimedia presentations regarding safe work practices including the dangers of working directly under a load, not approaching the blind side of crane equipment, pinch points and caught between hazards.

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Equipment Operator – (Course ID- CO-235) $95

Students are taught basic safety to operate heavy equipment through in-the-seat operation of many types of heavy equipment and through classroom instruction. This heavy equipment training programs is designed to give a person the fundamental skills and knowledge needed to operate the following types of heavy equipment:

  • Backhoes
  • Wheel Loaders
  • Scrapers
  • Excavators
  • Bulldozers
  • Road Graders
  • Skid Steers
  • These are the skills and knowledge employers are looking for in the construction industry

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Fall Protection Awareness (4 Hour) (Course ID- CO-205) $95

OSHA ‘s Fall Protection Standard is one of the most frequently cited standards in the United States, and falls are the leading cause of fatalities in the construction industry. If you have employees working at heights of six feet or more, this training is required. This class will cover:

  • Review of construction standards including Subpart M Fall Protection height requirements
  • Personal Fall Arrest Systems
  • Anchor requirements
  • Harness
  • Lanyard
  • Fall Restraint
  • Equipment Inspections
  • Calculating Clearance
  • Guardrail and hole cover requirements
  • Rescue Plan requirements
  • Aerial lift and Scissor lift Requirements

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Fall Protection Supervisor (8 Hour) (Course ID- CO-206) $225

OSHA‘s Fall Protection Standard is one of the most frequently cited standards in the United States, and falls are the leading cause of fatalities in the construction industry. If you have employees working at heights of six feet or more, this training is required. This class will cover:

  • Review of construction standards including Subpart M Fall Protection height requirements
  • Personal Fall Arrest Systems
  • Anchor requirements
  • Harness
  • Lanyard
  • Fall Restraint
  • Equipment Inspections
  • Calculating Clearance
  • Guardrail and hole cover requirements
  • Rescue Plan requirements
  • Aerial lift and Scissor lift Requirements

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Fall Protection Competent Person (24 Hour) (Course ID- CO-207) $795

This 24 hour training course is designed for Project Management, Supervisors, Foremen, or anyone involved in work at height. This class meets the requirement of Competent Person Training as defined by the US Army Corps of Engineers, EM385 standard but, only employers will designate who is considered Competent.

Day 1

  • Statistics and review of the standards Responsibilities Hierarchy of Fall Protection
  • Fall Restraint
  • Work Positioning
  • Guardrail installation and inspection
  • Hole Protection and Covers
  • Safety Net installation and inspection
  • Personal Fall Arrest Systems

Day 2

  • Personal Fall Arrest Systems (Continued)
  • Horizontal lifeline design, installation, & inspection
  • Warning Line Systems
  • System and Equipment selection and inspection
  • Post fall recovery, self/assisted rescue, and rescue plans
  • Calculating Fall Distance and Clearance
  • Scaffold and Aerial Lift basic fall requirements
  • Review of EM 385 Section 21 Fall Protection
  • Written Examination

Day 3

  • In the field hands on training to include:
  • Installation and inspection of Guardrail systems
  • Installation and inspection of anchor points
  • Installation and inspection of vertical and horizontal lifelines
  • Fall Rescue training

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Fall Rescue / Post Fall Recovery- (Course ID- CO-242) $225

This training course is designed for any supervisor or personnel who work at heights in construction. This course teaches the basics of self-rescue as well as assisting a fall victim. Participants will expand their rescue skills as well as better understand the requirements of OSHA, ANSI and CSA with regard to rescue. Participants will be involved in practical hands-on work and should dress accordingly. This course involves both multi-media presentations and hands-on workshops

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Forklift operator – (Course ID- CO-215) $95

Operators shall receive initial training in the following topics, except in topics which the employer can demonstrate are not applicable to safe operation in the employer’s workplace. This course covers:

  • Truck-related topics – Generally & specifically
  • Workplace-related topics – Generally & Specifically
  • The requirements of the OSHA standard
  • Operating instructions, warnings and precautions
  • Differences from automobile
  • Controls and instrumentation
  • Engine or motor operation
  • Steering and maneuvering
  • Visibility
  • Fork and attachment adaptation, operation, use
  • Vehicle capacity and stability
  • Vehicle inspection and maintenance that the operator will be required to perform
  • Refueling/Charging/ Recharging batteries
  • Operating limitations
  • Other instructions, etc.
  • Practical examination upon request

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Hazard Communication (Course ID- CO-216) $95

This two hour course is designed for Managers, Supervisors, and ALL employees. OSHA has amended the Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200) to align its requirements with the Globally Harmonized System for the Classification and Labeling of Chemicals, or GHS. The GHS amendments to HazCom preserve the employee information and training requirements under the pre-GHS standard. However, there are additional employee training requirements under the GHS amendment that must be completed by December 1, 2013.All employees must receive this training.

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Injury & Illness Record Keeping (OSHA form 300,300A and 301) (Course ID- CO-209) $95

Recordkeeping is one of the most critical requirements on which OSHA is currently focusing its compliance enforcement efforts. It’s essential that you properly document a work-related injury or illness and retain the necessary records, or you’ll risk hefty fines and other penalties. This class will cover:

  • What constitutes a recordable injury and/or illness?
  • How to fill out OSHA 300 Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses.
  • When you must post the OSHA 300A Form (Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses).
  • When it’s acceptable to replace OSHA Form 301 (Injury and Illness Incident Report) with a workers’ compensation form or insurance form.
  • How long you must retain the required records.

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Lead Awareness (Course ID- CO-218) $95

This course is designed to familiarize you with basic occupational safety, health principles and techniques that relate to Lead Awareness in Construction. This course emphasizes safety and health regulatory standards, as well as environmental standards and best management practices. This course is designed to comply with the OSHA initial and annual lead awareness training requirements specified in 29 CFR 1926.59 and 29 CFR 1926.62(l).

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Lockout / Tag Out (Course ID- CO-233) $95

This course provides information on the following:

  • Establish the purpose for lockout/tagout
  • Identify the key components of an energy control program
  • Identify the six main elements that should be contained in lockout/tagout procedures
  • Identify key elements of a periodic inspection of the energy control device to restore energy and equipment
  • Explain group lockout/tagout
  • Identify steps to follow to perform testing or positioning on a piece of equipment being repaired
  • Recognize the importance of best practices for the most effective lockout/tagout program implementation and operation

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Managing Safety (4 Hour) (Course ID- CO-210) $95

This is an abbreviated version of our 8 hour course. Construction Safety Management improves employee, contractor, subcontractor, and jobsite safety. In the construction industry, our best tradesmen tend to become our jobsite management personnel. But, being the best at your trade does not make you a leader of men. These skills need to be developed. This course is intended to introduce safety awareness and application across the construction process from the design phase to jobsite management. The results keep your company’s project on-schedule and on-budget by reducing incidents, increasing productivity, and reducing operating costs – all contributing to project profitability and success. This class will cover: Basic behavioral safety techniques Creating a total safety culture, that is profitable Effective ways to deal with people in the work place Preplan the project and the daily work Identify unsafe behaviors and conditions in the work place Proactive tools and skills to prevent unsafe behavior Conducting quality safety inspections Root cause analysis (why your employee is working unsafe) Taking Corrective Action Hazard Analyses Development and implementation (do’s and don’ts) Goal Setting

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Managing Safety (8 Hour) (Course ID- CO-211) $225

Construction Safety Management improves employee, contractor, subcontractor, and jobsite safety. In the construction industry, our best tradesmen tend to become our jobsite management personnel. But, being the best at your trade does not make you a leader of men. These skills need to be developed. This course is intended to integrate safety awareness and application across the construction process from the design phase to jobsite management. The results keep your company’s project on-schedule and on-budget by reducing incidents, increasing productivity, and reducing operating costs – all contributing to project profitability and success. This class will cover: Basic behavioral safety techniques Creating a total safety culture, that is profitable Effective ways to deal with people in the work place Preplan the project and the daily work Identify unsafe behaviors and conditions in the work place Proactive tools and skills to prevent unsafe behavior Conducting quality safety inspections Root cause analysis (why your employee is working unsafe) Taking Corrective Action Hazard Analyses Development and implementation (do’s and don’ts) Goal Setting

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OSHA 10 Construction(Course ID- CO-226) $250

MSC Safety Solutions OSHA 10-Hour Construction is a part of an OSHA outreach program that results in a valid DOL/OSHA 10-Hour Card. This OSHA10 instructor led training course teaches recognition, avoidance, abatement and prevention of safety and health hazards in workplaces. This course also provides information regarding workers’ rights, employer responsibilities and how to file a complaint. It was also designed to help workers stay up-to-date with their OSHA safety requirements. MSC Safety Solutions OSHA10 course has been taken by thousands of construction workers. It’s the easiest way to complete your training and earn a valid OSHA 10-Hour Card.

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OSHA 30 Construction (Course ID- CO-227) $750

MSC Safety Solutions OSHA 30-Hour Construction covers everything from Electrical Hazard Safety to Fall Protection. Our OSHA 30-Hour Construction course is a proven way to receive a valid OSHA 30-Hour Card and achieve the safety level required by your company for work in the construction industry. MSC Safety Solutions is one of the most trusted names in safety training and we’re here specifically to help you learn the essential skills you need to perform your work safely. MSC Safety Solutions OSHA 30-Hour Construction course has been taken by thousands of construction workers. It’s simply the easiest way to complete your training and earn your OSHA 30-Hour requirement.

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Respiratory Protection Training(Course ID- CO-229) $95

This course provides information on the following:

  • Why you need to use the respirator;
  • What the respirator can and cannot do to protect you;
  • How to properly inspect, put on and take off, and use your respirator;
  • How to check the seal of your respirator (also called a “user seal check”);
  • How to use the respirator effectively in emergency situations, including situations in which the respirator doesn’t work properly;
  • How to recognize medical signs and symptoms that may limit or prevent you from using a respirator;
  • How improper fit, usage, or maintenance can reduce your respirator’s ability to protect you;
  • What the procedures are for maintenance and storage of the respirator; and
  • What the requirements are for federal OSHA’s or your State OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standards.

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Scaffold Competent Person (Course ID- CO-212) $225

This workshop is intended for what OSHA calls a “competent person”—that is, a person who is knowledgeable about scaffolding operations. It provides important background information about scaffolding safety to support the competent person’s experience. For many years, Scaffolds – General Requirements, continue to be one of OSHA’s most violated standards. Critical to scaffolding safety are the use of competent persons for the design, erection/dismantling, and maintenance of scaffolds, and trained workers for their use. Therefore, assessing personnel abilities should be a part of all phases of the scaffolding inspection.

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Scaffold Erector / User (Course ID- CO-230) $95

Scaffold erectors are those employees who have been designated (based on training and experience) by the department to be the employees who are responsible for the erection and maintenance of scaffolds. Only authorized scaffold erectors can erect. Erectors can solicit materials and components from other employees who may be on the ground, but the ultimate adding / subtracting of components to a scaffold shall be accomplished by an authorized scaffold erector. This class will teach:

  • Erecting scaffolds in accordance with local, state, and federal. Erectors also must abide by all manufacturer recommendations and be capable of erecting scaffolds under the guidance of a competent person.
  • Inspecting all scaffold components prior to assembly to insure that components used are of similar material and in good repair before becoming a part of the completed scaffold. This includes (but is not limited to): mudsills, screw jacks, frames, braces, planks, access ladders, brackets, etc.
  • Maintaining fall protection requirements while erecting / dismantling scaffolds.
  • Providing a scaffold to the user that is free from recognizable and preventable hazards (i.e. fall protection systems in place, falling object prevention in place, appropriate access / egress to and from the scaffold, appropriate anchorage and stability of the structure, appropriate walking / working surfaces, maintaining appropriate clearances from electrical hazards, etc.)
  • Prior to occupation scaffold erectors must notify the competent person that the scaffold has been erected and is ready to be inspected.
  • Training of other scaffold users if needed.
  • Contacting and coordinating with the Competent Person regarding any issues associated with the erection of a scaffold.
  • Contacting EHS if there is a concern regarding the erection of the scaffold.
  • Examining the scaffold tag (which should be affixed near the access point) to verify that a competent person has deemed the scaffold safe for use. This must be done prior to initial use of the scaffold each shift.
  • Refusing to occupy a scaffold prior to the Competent Person providing documentation indicating that the scaffold has been inspected and deemed safe. Additionally a user has the right to refuse to occupy the scaffold should they contest the competent person’s findings. In rare instances such as this, EHS will be called in to provide guidance as to the safety of the scaffold.
  • Notifying the competent person of any safety concerns associated with the erection, conditions, use, and / or maintenance of the scaffold.
  • Utilizing scaffolds in accordance with all local, state, federal, manufacturer, and institutional rules and regulations.
  • Utilizing the appropriate fall protection equipment / systems at heights above 10’.

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Steel Erection for the Safety / Supervisor Professional $225

This course will cover the following steel erection specific competencies:

  • Identify major steel erection hazards
  • Recognize what responsibilities an employer has under OSHA Subpart R
  • Identify major fall hazards
  • Recognize ways to protect employees from fall hazards
  • Identify fall protection rescue techniques
  • Identify common caught-in or -between hazards
  • Identify common struck-by hazards
  • Identify types of electrocution hazards
  • Identify ways to select appropriate PPE and lifesaving equipment
  • Identify major health hazards common to the steel erection industry
  • Recognize how to protect employees from material handling hazards
  • Identify major hand & power tool hazards
  • Recognize ways to protect employees from crane hazards
  • Recognize ways to protect employees from fire hazards thru prevention and emergency response
  • Recognize ways to protect employees from welding & cutting hazards
  • Describe types of confined space hazards
  • Recognize ways to protect employees from confined space hazards
  • Describe activities that can lead to Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) and repetitive motion disorder injury (RMD) and illness
  • Identify responsibilities of a supervisor in preventing worker injuries and unhealthful exposures
  • Recognize ways to protect employees from arc flash hazards

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Subpart CC for Managers (Course ID- CO-213) $95

This class will cover: Definitions Assembly/disassembly Power line safety Inspections Wire rope and other rigging requirements and inspections Safety Devices Authority to Stop Signals Fall Protection Work Area Rigger and Signal Person Qualifications Fall Zones Crane requirements.

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Subpart R (Steel Erection) (Course ID- CO-231) $95

Subpart R: Steel Erection is a safety course that focuses on requirements covered by the OSHA construction safety standards on Steel Erection and Subpart R. You will learn the current occupational safety and health information that is important to understand concerning steel erection.

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Surviving an OSHA Inspection (Course ID- CO-208) $95

If OSHA suddenly appeared at your company’s door, would you be ready for a tour of your facility? Like many regulatory agencies, OSHA conducts unannounced inspections to verify compliance status. How should you prepare for that dreaded day when the OSHA compliance officer knocks on the door? In a perfect world, the best approach would be to protect yourself and your company by knowing and complying with the regulations that apply to your facility. Theoretically, there would be no unpleasant surprises and it wouldn’t matter whether the inspection is announced or not. In this course, we teach you to better prepare for and survive the process.

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Swing Stage Scaffold- (Course ID- CO-234) $250

This course will help participants identify the dangers of working with swing stage scaffolds and how these risks can be minimized by knowing the correct ways to erect, maintain, inspect and use scaffolding equipment. It is designed for Competent Person Training.

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Train the Trainer Aerial Lift (Course ID- CO-239) $1000

MSC Safety Solutions Train the Trainer courses are designed to qualify operators in the safe use of Aerial Work Platforms and then provide additional helpful training techniques and information that can improve their ability to deliver a successful Aerial Lift Training Course. After having completed the Train-the Trainer course, the trainee’s employer must determine if they are then qualified, as defined by criteria set forth in OSHA and ANSI, to train other trainers or operators. Instructor course delivery materials included in class price.

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Train the Trainer Forklift (Course ID- CO-238) $1000

Learn how to train your forklift operators for safe operation and meet OSHA requirements. Our one-day classroom course teaches candidate instructors how to develop and deliver complete in-house training programs, design exercises for staff evaluations, and instruct non-operators how to work safely around forklifts. Instructor course delivery materials included in class price. This course covers:

  • OSHA Powered Industrial Truck Standard 1910.178 and 1926.602 compliance
  • How to evaluate operators’ performance
  • How to educate non-operators about working safely around powered industrial trucks
  • How to teach safe procedures and maintenance

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Trenching and Excavation $95

The four-hour training course is a safety program designed for foremen, field supervisors, or anyone involved in the construction industry.

Excavating is one of the most dangers activities in construction. Protection of employees in trenches is one of the most frequently cited OSHA violations. Most accidents occur at depths between five and fifteen feet deep. Any time you have an employee in a trench or excavation over five feet in depth, a Competent Person must be on site and training is required. This class will cover:

  • Review of OSHA Subpart P construction requirements
  • Underground installations (utilities)
  • Access and Egress
  • Exposure to vehicle and equipment traffic
  • Hazardous atmospheres
  • Stability of adjacent structures
  • Protection from cave ins
  • Sloping
  • Shoring
  • Trench box
  • Inspection criteria

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1st Aid /CPR /AED (AHA) (Course ID- CO-203) $75

This class covers:

  • First Aid Basics
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Injury Emergencies
  • Environmental Emergencies
  • CPR Hands on and Hands Free
  • CPR AED

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40 Hour Hazwoper Training (Course ID- CO-215) $995

HAZWOPER 40-hour is required for workers that perform activities that expose or potentially expose them to hazardous substances. This course is specifically designed for workers who are involved in clean-up operations, voluntary clean-up operations, emergency response operations, and storage, disposal, or treatment of hazardous substances or uncontrolled hazardous waste sites. Topics include protection against hazardous chemicals, elimination of hazardous chemicals, safety of workers and the environment and OSHA regulations.
ff. Stairs and Ladders (Course ID- CO-217) $75 – Ladders and Stairs Training Program Content How to inspect, set up, use and remove a ladder from service. How to recognize the proper way to access the work area from ladders and stairways. How to recognize the different types of ladders. The basic safety requirements related to ladders and stairways.

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