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.
We receive questions about non-engineered fall protection systems and how they differ from engineered fall protection systems on a regular basis. So, let’s take an in-depth look at their basic differences and the load testing requirements for each.
Rigid Lifelines' Rolling A-Frame fall protection systems have prevented injury during two separate fall events. In each incident the individual fell from the aircraft section and the system not only arrested the fall, it also prevented bodily injury.
Conducting a risk assessment requires a thorough look at your workplace or factory to identify situations, equipment, machinery, and processes that could potentially cause harm to workers or the facility as a whole.
More and more companies are reaching out to distributors to discuss options to keep their workers safer while climbing atop rail cars and other forms of transportation.
General Industry awaits OSHA's new proposed fall protection rule, expected to be published in 2016. This new rule will provide general industry employers with a variety of options to protect their employees who work at height.