construction fall protection Articles

  • What’s the Best Option for Construction Fall Protection?

    The importance of workplace safety is indisputable, particularly in the construction industry. Because of the vast array of options from which safety officers and other construction officials can choose fall prevention systems for their worksites, it is difficult to understand which system is ideal for a particular location. When choosing the perfect construction fall protection for your needs, ...

    By FabEnCo, Inc.

  • OSHA Announces Top 10 Violations for 2012

    It was mentioned previously in our podcast that at the NSC (National Safety Council) Congress and Expo in Orlando this past October, Deputy Director of the OSHA Directorate of Enforcement Programs, Patrick Kapust, presented the top 10 violations of the administration's ...

    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Workplace falls get fresh attention

    The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is tackling a major source of industrial injuries — slips, trips and falls on workplace surfaces. On May 24, OSHA proposed significant revisions to Subparts D and I of the general industry standards dealing with walkingworking surfaces and personal protective equipment (PPE), respectively. This column outlines the reasons why ...

    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • After the Fall: Short & Long Term Actions to Take with Fall Arrest Harnesses

    We know that falls are among the most common causes of injuries in the workplace and it’s really no surprise—things like elevated work surfaces, walkways, rooftops, holes in floors and walls, ladders, scaffolding, and slippery surfaces are common, especially in industries like manufacturing and construction. Even with the best fall protection, safety managers need to have a plan in ...

    By FabEnCo, Inc.

  • Do I Need Active Fall Protection?

    For many manufacturing and construction companies, figuring out when and where to use fall protection is critical both for employee safety and to safeguard against potential fines from regulatory bodies. There are two primary types of fall protection for on-the-job safety — active fall protection and passive fall protection. Let’s discuss when you should use active fall protection, ...

    By FabEnCo, Inc.

  • Indoor Air Quality Complaint Response

    Hygieneering’s Industrial Hygiene department recently responded to Indoor Air Quality concerns by occupants in a hospital following a localized fire within their building.  The response including conducting air sampling for potential contaminants associated with the fire and an evaluation of remediation efforts.  Recommendations were provided to change air flow patterns to better ...

    By Hygieneering, Inc.

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