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Risks of Leading and Sharp Edge Situations in Fall Protection

May 3, 2024

By Rick Pedley, Contributor Construction workers often find themselves working on elevated surfaces without rails and siding. Fall arrest systems and self-retracting lifelines (SRLs) can be used to prevent workers from falling over the side, but sharp and leading edges present risks of their own. A sharp edge is any corner that isn’t perfectly round,…

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Werner Announces 500 Nationwide Safety Training Sessions

April 30, 2024

Werner to train up to 65,000 trade and construction pros nationwide Werner, the world leader in ladders and manufacturer of climbing products and fall protection equipment, with an unwavering commitment to worker safety, will once again partner with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) on the annual National Safety Stand-Down Initiative. Supporting site and safety leaders, these…

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That’s Not True — Dispelling Common Fall Protection Myths

April 2, 2024

By: Mark Stromme, Contributor Myths exist in many cultures and that rings true for the world of workplace safety. Employees and supervisors can have a wide range of experience levels, but myths can be a problem even for experts with years of experience. One area in particular that causes confusion revolves around the fall protection topic. Why…

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Risks of Leading and Sharp Edge Situations in Fall Protection

March 16, 2024

By Rick Pedley, PK Safety President and CEO, pksafety.com Sharp and leading edges can damage fall arrest systems designed to catch construction workers when they fall. The lifeline can fray or sever, and the worker may fall further than expected when the anchor is at foot level. Workers should be aware of these risks and…

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ASSP Announces Sessions for Safety 2024 in Denver

March 13, 2024

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) has published the concurrent sessions lined up for its signature workplace safety education event this summer at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. More than 200 continuing education sessions will be available to occupational safety and health professionals who attend the Safety 2024 Professional Development Conference and Exposition from August 7-9. In…

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Milwaukee Tool Announces New Safety Helmets

January 12, 2024

Milwaukee Tool delivers advanced slip, trip, and fall protection on the jobsite with the new BOLT™ Safety Helmets with IMPACT ARMOR™ Liner, designed with RHEON™ technology. In addition to protection against top and side impacts, the safety helmets allow users to use multiple accessories at once. Padded suspension that includes an adjustable swinging ratchet allows…

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Werner Unveils Fall Protection Utility Lifeline For Utility Workers and Linemen

January 10, 2024

Werner, the world leader in ladders and the manufacturer of climbing products and fall protection equipment, introduces the new Werner Utility Lifeline, designed specifically for utility workers and linemen. The new innovative anchor strap fall arrest system was developed specifically for professionals who work on utility poles or similar structures. It’s the only lifeline for linemen that makes…

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OSHA 1910.29 – Criteria and Practices for Fall Protection Systems and Falling Object Protection

January 2, 2024

“Safety Rail Company manufactures the SRC360 Mobile Railing System, a free-standing, non-penetrating railing system that complies with OSHA 1910.28 and 1910.29. As a passive fall protection system, it works 24/7 and requires no significant training or worker compliance. In low-slope, commercial roofing applications, the SRC360 is an ideal solution for active fall hazard areas and…

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OSHA 1926.501 – The Duty to Provide Fall Protection

January 2, 2024

“Complying with OSHA Fall Protection 1926.501 doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Gorbel has trained experts to help you develop a comprehensive fall protection plan. Gorbel and your local dealer can help you define your fall protection program, identify fall hazards and determine whether eliminating, preventing or controlling falls is your best solution. After installing a…

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ANSI/ASSP Z359.11-2021 – Safety Requirements for Full Body Harnesses

January 2, 2024

“As a global leader in fall protection, we’ve learned that poorly-designed fall protection PPE makes it difficult to keep you and your work safe, compliant and efficient. To address this, we’ve developed the new Honeywell Miller® H700 Full Body Harness, utilizing ergonomic scientific findings to improve safety and comfort.” — Marc Dudelzak, Honeywell Miller Offering…

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