Fall Protection and Preparedness Program
Keep Your Fall Protection and Preparedness Program Upright
AUGUST 2019 SAFETY FACTS AND SNACKS
Safety Consultant Mark Williams will be exploring a conceptual take on OSHA’s requirements for hearing conservations programs, technological advancements in hearing conservation, and OSHA’s position on utilizing new technology to achieve compliance with OSHA 29 CFR §1910.95 and §1926.52.
HEAVY DUTY PROTECTION THROUGH A CLOUDY DOWNTOWN
Heavy-duty electrical cord that is protected from damage.
HOLES ARE POTENTIAL HAZARDS
Holes and gaps measuring 2 inches in the least diameter can add to the equation equaling a potential injury or incident.
GRAND CANYON TOURISTS EXPOSED TO RADIATION
Grand Canyon tourists exposed to radiation. If you visited the Museum Collections Building (2C) between the year 2000 and June 18, 2018, you may have been exposed.
ROOFING OPERATIONS AND FALL PROTECTION MEASURES
Anytime work is performed on an elevated surface at or above 6 ft., fall protection measures are required.
FALL PROTECTION SYSTEMS & OSHA REQUIREMENTS
Fall protection systems such as guard railing have specific OSHA requirements to ensure that the potential falling hazards are minimized.
CAN JOB-MADE LADDERS BE SAFE?
Job-made ladders can be safe, but they need to be constructed per OSHA regulations and the access openings need to be adequately protected by a compliant guardrail system.