Hazard: Slips, trips and falls on stairways are a major source of injuries and fatalities among construction workers.
- Stairway treads and walkways must be free of dangerous objects, debris and materials.
- Slippery conditions on stairways and walk- ways must be corrected immediately.
- Make sure that treads cover the entire step and landing.
- Stairways having four or more risers or ris- ing more than 30 inches must have at least one handrail.