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OSHA Updates Resources for Aerial Lift Safety
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has updated its NIOSH Aerial Lifts website with information on fall-related risks and recommended safe work practices associated with this equipment. While lifts — including boom-supported aerial platforms, such as cherry pickers, bucket trucks, aerial ladders, and vertical towers — are used frequently for maintenance, construction, warehousing, and many other tasks, they can pose potentially fatal hazards to workers. Click here for more information.