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Posted on July 21, 2021

There are five generally accepted categories of fall protection: fall elimination, fall prevention, fall arrest and administrative controls.
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Posted on June 8, 2021

A careful evaluation of the job task, space constraints and many other criteria are part of the considerations in choosing a portable fall protection solution. Keep in mind that a lot of the portable fall protection […]
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Posted on July 21, 2021

Yes, anyone who works at height is required to undertake training. Different levels of training and qualification are required depending on the task and level of responsibility.  These include authorized competent and qualified persons.
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Posted on June 21, 2021

A system designed to protect personnel from falling or in the event of a fall, to stop them without causing severe injury.
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Posted on July 21, 2021

OSHA requires that fall protection be provided at elevations of 4′ in general industry workplaces, 5′ in shipyards, 6′ in the construction industry, and 8′ in longshoring operations.
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Posted on June 21, 2021

The main difference between arrest and restraint is a fall. Restraint prevents a fall, arrest prevents an impact. Restraint is preferred, injury can still occur during an arrest. Hard hats w/ chin strap to prevent from […]
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Posted on July 21, 2021

OSHA requires fall protection beginning at a height of 4′ in general industry. In construction, fall protection is required above 6′. Protection must also be provided, regardless of the distance, any time work must be […]
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Posted on July 21, 2021

Yes, provided you have a lone worker policy. Extra consideration should be given to means of rescue in a lone worker situation. A communication plan, self-rescue equipment and preferably eliminating the potential for a fall […]
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Posted on July 21, 2021

Employers are responsible to determine the locations where fall protection is required. All work environments involving elevation or altitude must execute a fall safety program.
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Posted on July 21, 2021

Anytime a person is working at height and is not fully protected from falling there is a risk for falling. These risks can be significantly increased in situations such as fragile roofs, uneven work surfaces, […]
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