Workplace dangers for certain professions are major concerns that cause serious injury and, in some cases, death from falls. Avoiding either of those two scenarios takes attention to detail by both the workers and their supervisors and the use of fall protection equipment that will attack the problem before it even has a chance to surface. Besides the basic concern for worker safety, fall protection is needed by a … [Read more...]
What Equipment Is Required For Fall Protection?
Why is Fall Protection Important?
Outside of most office jobs, which present little actual danger to the health of an employee, many occupations involve possible hazards to employees. Not taking such dangers into account can lead to those individuals being injured, with the severity of that injury depending on the job description. In some cases, the prospect of a workplace death even exists. The Looming Specter of OSHA Those sobering realities make … [Read more...]
Latest OSHA News and Updates Related to The Construction Industry
The construction industry remains under the close organizational watch of OSHA, which frowns upon lax treatment of its rules. Fines and citations were issued over the past month, while new directives and agreements were forged. Listed below are some important updates that are relevant to the industry: New Agreements In Austin, Texas, the issue of safety in the workplace and the rights of immigrant workers can … [Read more...]
Beginner’s Guide to Fall Protection
Does your company provide services that involve working at height? Then, according to the 29th Title of the Federal Regulations Code issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) of the U.S. Department of Labor, your employees need fall arrest protection equipment. What Is Fall Arrest and How Does It Work? Fall arrest is a fall protection form that involves safely stopping a person from … [Read more...]
4 Reasons Fall Protection Is Important for Your Business
There is a critical difference between simply having fall protection systems, and having, using and maintaining the right fall protection systems. There are four major reasons for an employer to have, and for employees to use, the best fall protection systems and services available. … [Read more...]