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With Authority Comes Responsibility

We’ve all seen the pictures of some poor schmuck in some third world country standing at the top of a pole, untethered, while trying to do his job and avoid electrocution. 448 more words

People!

Guardrail Installation Horrors

Article by Terry Creed, Technical Sales Consultant, Safesite Ltd

We’ve written in the past about the importance of competency, especially when it comes to fall protection equipment.  201 more words

Construction

Final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards and establishing personal fall protection systems requirements – what does this mean in practice?

OSHA general industry standards on walking-working surfaces to prevent and reduce workplace slips, trips, and falls, as well as other injuries and fatalities associated with walking-working surface hazards, become effective next week. 669 more words

Health And Safety Regulations

Oregon lowers height limit for fall-protection measures in construction

Oregon construction contractors must ensure workers are protected from falls if work is done six or more feet above a surface, under a new state regulation that took effect Jan. 38 more words

The Register-Guard

Top 5 Reasons to Focus on Fall Protection in 2017

As we turn the calendar to a new year, it’s fitting to make plans for what should be new, improved or different. If safety and risk management matters to you, I highly recommend that you plan to focus on fall protection in 2017. 392 more words

Safety

What is wrong with these Harness?

Ok, while working in Nashville, TN I couldn’t help but notice some roofers working up on the roof.

And what to my wondering eyes would I see? 77 more words

OSHA