We can provide dozens of reasons why every worker at height should wear his or her fall protection, yet countless workers still avoid it. Let’ talk about a few fall protection equipment complaints and excuses we have heard over the years.
Where curved surfaces don’t leave much room for a misstep, protecting aircraft workers requires a versatile solution that can provide 360-degree movement while minimizing swing fall and reducing drifting. Enter the Rigid Lifelines Traveling Bridge System.
A fall hazard survey is essential for every workplace activity where workers are exposed to a fall hazard. But what should it cover, and how do you turn it into a fall hazard survey report?
When discussing fall protection, we don’t always stop to think about connecting devices. Yet these are the components that bear the greatest forces during a fall.
In today’s industrial world, companies can no longer afford to view safety and health violations as the status quo or as just another “cost of doing business.”
What exactly is suspension trauma and how is it dangerous?
Fall protection procedures are an essential part of developing minimum requirements for a comprehensive managed fall protection program. In part four of the series we discuss fall protection procedures and general requirements.
Employers have a lot of duties and responsibilities when it comes to at-height workers. Part three of this four-part series covers the overall general requirements for training and evaluating personnel.
Part two of this four-part blog series covers the responsibilities and functions of different fall protection personnel.
Employers have a lot of duties and responsibilities when it comes to at-height workers. Part one of this four-part blog series covers the expectations for employers to keep their workers safer at height—following the national standard that determines the minimum requirements for a comprehensive fall protection program—ANSI Z359.2-2007.