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ASSP Foundation Receives Second Grant to Advance Workplace Safety

September 27, 2022

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Foundation has received a second Susan Harwood education and training grant for $159,967 from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), directly supporting the ASSP Foundation’s development of free workplace safety and health instructional materials on combatting infectious disease. This year’s OSHA grant distribution…

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Construction Safety in Perspective: Q+A with Diversified Fall Protection

September 13, 2022

By Kevin Kelpe and Steve Spirko, Contributors Tell us about Diversified Fall Protection – your focus, solutions, and how you can help companies keep workers safe. (Kelpe) Over the last several years, our business has grown immensely. We now have five regional offices across the country that can deliver any fall protection solution at any…

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OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1926.503: Fall Protection Training

August 30, 2022

Ranking: #7 The Risk Workers performing tasks 6 feet or more above lower levels are at risk of fatal falls or serious injuries. In the construction industry alone, falls generally account for about a third of the deaths that occur on the job each year. Equipping employees with the type of fall protection appropriate to…

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OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1926.501: Duty to Have Fall Protection

August 30, 2022

Ranking: #1 The Risk Falls are among the most common causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths. There is a myriad of ways in which falls can occur in an occupational setting and falls from even relatively low heights can result in injury, permanent disability and fatalities. Those working in construction and extraction, healthcare support;…

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Survey Uncovers Key Findings on Falls from Height

August 12, 2022

Working at height is inherently hazardous, exposing workers to significant risks that range from falls from roofs, scaffolding and ladders to slips through floor and roof openings. And the lack of use of personal protective equipment – and its misuse at times – greatly increases those risks. A survey conducted last year by CPWR –…

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Guardian Introduces New 360-Degree Height Safety Website

August 4, 2022

Guardian is thrilled to introduce its new, state-of-the-art, 360-Degree Height Safety website. Designed to be a comprehensive height safety resource for all, guardianfall.com brings to life Guardian’s refocused Height Safety. Simplified brand position announced in Summer of 2021. From the unique navigational tools to the robust, future-proof content management system, the new website is the culmination of…

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Fall Protection in the Automated Warehouse

August 2, 2022

By: Aaron Conway, Contributor Warehouses, distribution centers and material handling facilities are increasingly becoming a workplace for automated machines. Many factors attribute to this rise; demand for goods is very strong, and speed of delivery is of utmost importance to all end users. At the same time, there is a labor crunch with a shortage…

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How the Fall Protection Hierarchy Is Saving Lives in Construction

July 18, 2022

By Kevin Kelpe, Contributor Falls are the leading cause of fatality in construction, and according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction has more fatal falls than any other industry. In 2020, one in five workplace deaths occurred in the construction industry, and 1/3 of those deaths were due to a fall to a lower…

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New Werner Fall Protection Expansion Creates Future-Proof Safety Portfolio

July 8, 2022

Werner, the world leader in ladders and the manufacturer of climbing products and fall protection equipment, announces a major expansion in its range of fall protection anchorage connectors. Through its acquisition of ClimbTech, Werner is now the exclusive provider of renown anchoring solutions that have been trusted for years, including: Removable Bolt Concrete Anchors (aka “Lollipop…

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OS+H Asia 2022 Returns as In-Person Event in September

July 8, 2022

From September 14 – 16, OS+H Asia, Southeast Asia’s leading exhibition for workplace safety and health, will take place at Suntec Singapore. Featuring over 100 exhibitors from around the world, the 13th edition will return with an in-person format, with a digital preview one week (September 7) before its opening for business matching opportunities and scheduling…

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