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Posted on July 21, 2021

Everyone shares a responsibility for fall protection. Employers are required to provide a workplace free from hazards. Employees and employers also responsible for identifying appropriate measure to eliminate/mitigate fall hazards.
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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

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

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 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 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

Anchors, Body harness, Connecting device(s), and a Descent/rescue plan.
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Posted on July 21, 2021

A combination of fall protection equipment, components, and procedures designed to work together to prevent or protect against a fall impact.
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Posted on July 21, 2021

Fall restraint works to prevent the user from falling, typically by restricting the users movement into the fall hazard area. Fall arrest systems will allow the user to fall and then arrest their fall. Restraint […]
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Posted on July 21, 2021

The 6ft rule only exists in the construction industry and is the height at which fall protection is required. The rule for general industry is 4′.
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