Preventing Falls through Skylights and Holes
During 2011-2016, 165 workers died after falling through a skylight or hole.
Never sit, step on, or lean against a skylights. Guard or cover any existing skylights.
If you create, uncover, or notice a hole:
- Guard or securely cover the hole
- Label the cover with “hole” or “cover”
Always use one of the following :
- Covers or screens
- Railings or guardrails
- Personal Fall Arrest System,
such as a full-body harness