In a recent Facilities Safety Management magazine article , David Michaels, PhD., notes that many OSHA standards are outdated, therefore complying with them does not necessarily mean a facility is safe.
He said that OSHA will continue to penalize unsafe work places that fail to recognize voluntary standards and current best practice for facilities safety.
Read the full article here: Facility Safety Management – July 2015
When considering walkway safety, the ANSI/NFSI B101 committee is continuously acting to develop applicable standards that clearly outline the safety requirements recommended to best keep walkways safe. Click here to read more about walkway safety standards.