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Falls from any elevation can result in serious injury and or death. Different types of work that expose fall hazards include: working on roofs, working off ladders, painting, nailing on elevated structures, working off scaffolds, and other elevated work areas.
You are responsible for following the training and safe work practices of your teachers and employers.
Do not be afraid to ask questions. If you don't know or you're not sure, ask your teacher or foreman before starting your work.
The Cal/OSHA regulations have various working heights that trigger the use of Fall Protection, ask your teacher or supervisor.
2. Make Good Choices
Never climb up heights to work without the appropriate training, supervision, and safety equipment
For more information on how to keep yourself safe, read Best Practices, Training Topics for Teachers and Employers.