Safety articles on Fall Protection

Preventing Fatalities in the Construction Industry
Fall Protection

Preventing Fatalities in the Construction Industry

This study looks into the causes of fatalities in the construction industry with the intention of learning new methods of preventing worker fatalities.

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Workers Using Fall Protection
Fall Protection

Falls from Ladders, Scaffolds and Roofs Can Be Prevented

Here are the best points to emphasize when you hold your next safety meeting or toolbox talk about workplace fall prevention and protection.

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Vertical rebar that is capped to prevent an impalement hazard.
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How to Handle Impalement Hazards on Construction Sites

Safety precautions and best practices to consider when impalement hazards are a risk on the construction site.

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Construction Worker Inspecting, Then Wearing Personal Fall Protection System (PFAS)
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Train Employees to Inspect and Wear Their PFAS Correctly

Personal Fall Arrest Systems can be tricky, so employees must know how to wear them correctly and what to look for during a PFAS inspection.

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Construction worker's boot getting tripped into a floor hole on construction site.
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Floor Holes Can Pose Significant Slip, Trip and Fall Risks

Floor holes are one area where many workers forget to take the necessary safety measures to protect themselves and their co-workers.

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Two workers utilizing fall protection while removing snow from a rooftop.
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Workplace Winter Safety for Rooftop Snow Removal Operations

Snow removal operations can be dangerous and workers should be trained on how to safely remove snow from rooftops and other elevated structures.

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Construction Worker Installing Fall Protection Guardrails
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Fall Protection System Failures That Can Be Prevented

Despite the emerging sophisticated and innovative fall protection systems, learn more about why fall-related injuries and fatalities are still happening.

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Aerial Lift Fall Hazard
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Working at Heights Without Fall Protection Can Be Deadly

On any construction site, one wrong step could become very serious, very fast. Take a look at these images and see how easily you can spot the fall hazards.

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Construction Site, Missing Guardrails
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Guardrails are Important for Mitigating Fall Hazards

Guardrails are critical to help prevent falls, but they must be constructed properly and according to the strict OSHA standards set up for guardrails.

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