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Work Over or Near Water (2019)

Start:Dec 09, 2023

Duration:5 Minutes

Goal: this Cognitive Trail will increase the ability to apply Cal/OSHA safety standards for the construction industry.

Description: This Navitent will increase the successfulness of applying OSHA's safety standards. This information was taken from the 2019 Cal/OSHA Pocke ... Read More

Summary: Safety Made Simple

Step 1

The next Steps cover Cal/OSHA safety regulations for Work Over or Near Water. Where appropriate, we have referenced the code from Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations.

The topics we will cover in this Navitent are:

-Safety Devices
-Vehicle Ramps
-Safe Walkways
-Adequate illumination

After each of the next Steps, select the 'Successful' response to indicate that you have read and understand the Step.

Select 'Successful' now and proceed.

Step 2

Safety Devices

At locations where there is danger of drowning, employees shall use the following safety devices unless protected by appropriate fall protection measures:

-Personal Flotation Devices (PFD)
-Ring Buoys
-Lifesaving Boats

Step 3

Vehicles Ramps

Ramps used by vehicles to access the barges shall be strong, have side boards, maintained, and secured. 1603(a)

Step 4

Safe Walkways

When employees can’t step safely from a wharf, float, barge or riverboat tow, a ramp as per 1603(a) or a safe walkway needs to be provided. 1603(b)

Step 5

Adequate illumination

All means of access to wharves, floats, barges, and boats shall be adequately illuminated for their full length. 1603(g)

Step 6


Decks and other working surfaces of barges shall be maintained in a safe condition as per 1511, 1603.1.

Step 7

How much did this Navitent help you to understand the Cal/OSHA safety regulations for Work Over or Near Water, including:

-Safety Devices
-Vehicle Ramps
-Safe Walkways
-Adequate illumination

Select your response below.

Note: while you don't need to remember all the information in this Navitent, you do need to remember that it is in your Navitent library to refer to when you need it. Go to the Title 8 regulations in the CA Code of Regulations and to the CA Labor Code for detailed information regarding the scope, specifications, and exceptions of a particular regulation and for other requirements that may be applicable to their operations.

Elements (1)

Cal/OSHA Pocket Guide (2022)

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