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.
A comprehensive fall protection program should be all-encompassing, and off-the-job training just isn’t enough. Too often employeers stop there, and then accidents happen.
There are many other risks to transportation professionals, but the daily tasks of servicing large vehicles and loading and unloading trucks can present serious and life-threatening fall hazards.
ASSE's Safety Trade Show is an annual safety conference and expo that allows the leading safety professionals to showcase their newest innovations. This year's show offers more than 200 educational sessions and has over 600 companies exhibiting. Check out this blog to learn what Rigid Lifelines is displaying at ASSE's Safety 2016.