fall prevention safety Articles

  • X-tend stainless steel bridge protection railing cable nets

    X-tend stainless steel bridge protection cable net Product Description: X-tend mesh is a versatile stainless steel tensile mesh that provides safety and fall prevention where it’s needed, it can be used both indoors and outdoors, and is commonly used on bridges and walkways to provide an exceptionally strong barrier, to avoid persons and cars falling into the water, whether on purpose or on ...

  • Construction Site Guardrail - Case Study

    Problem: Construction sites often contain “unprotected sides and edges.” Solution: Construct a guardrail system to prevent employees from falling to lower levels. Kee Safety offers modular railing systems for simple installation in both aluminum and steel. OSHA Code 1926.501(b)(1) states that and unprotected side or edge which is 6 feet (1.8 m) or more above a lower level shall be ...


    By Kee Safety, Inc.

  • Working at Height in Construction: Use Harnesses and Lanyards to Keep Employees Safe

    Having the right safety precautions in place isn’t just good for your employees, it’s good for your business. Considering that the costs of non-compliance can sky-rocket (and quickly, to boot), being anything less than fastidious about safety can debilitate your otherwise reputable construction company. According to the latest data, about 10.3 million workers were employed in ...


    By FabEnCo, Inc.

  • Southampton Airport a safer place because of effective bird dispersal - Case Study

    Bird controllers at Southampton Airport are always on the lookout for new innovations to make this place safer for all the visitors and the people who are working there. The Aerolaser Handheld, in use since June 2014 and has proven to be an effective bird dispersal tool at Southampton Airport. “We use the Aerolaser Handheld all the time” Airport: Southampton Airport, United ...


    By Bird Control Group

  • Technical brief - fire prevention takes hold

    Supporting contributors to the Code include The Association of British Insurers, The Chief Fire Officers Association and the London Fire Brigade. The Code is being incorporated in many site insurance contracts. Noteworthy is “non-compliance with this Code could possibly result in insurance ceasing to be available or being withdrawn, resulting in a possible breach of a construction contract ...

  • Designing Fall Safety into a New Facility

    Whether you’re building a new manufacturing plant, factory, warehouse, or other industrial building, safety should be a critical component of your planning process. Not only does adequate interior and exterior fall safety help prevent unnecessary injuries, but it helps keep your new building secure, compliant from increasing OSHA inspections, and useful for years to come. Today, ...


    By FabEnCo, Inc.

  • Technical brief - FR standards for weather protection & containment enclosures

    Introduction The worldwide market for temporary enclosures has steadily increased over the last two decades as facility owners, engineers and contractors recognise the safety benefits and cost-effectiveness of installing temporary enclosures. Apart from minimising weather-induced delays to a project, scaffold sheeting enhances site safety by preventing debris and small objects from falling and it ...

  • The Most Common Warehouse Safety & Mezzanine Fall Hazards

    In a warehouse environment, there are many hazards that workers are exposed to as they perform their duties. Loading docks, stairways, ladders, forklift paths, and walkways can all be dangerous, but they’re hardly the only hazards. Many warehouses utilize mezzanines and elevated platforms to store equipment, materials, and supplies since growing upwards is more efficient than expanding the ...


    By FabEnCo, Inc.

  • The Most Common Warehouse Safety & Mezzanine Fall Hazards

    In a warehouse environment, there are many hazards that workers are exposed to as they perform their duties. Loading docks, stairways, ladders, forklift paths, and walkways can all be dangerous, but they’re hardly the only hazards. Many warehouses utilize mezzanines and elevated platforms to store equipment, materials, and supplies since growing upwards is more efficient than expanding the ...


    By FabEnCo, Inc.

  • 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.

  • September OSHA National Safety Stand-Down Highlights Preventing Falls In Construction. In Case You Missed It

    The 7th Annual Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls was September 14-18, 2020. Like so many events this year, it was postponed from its original date due to the spread of COVID-19. Even with a major pandemic on our hands, fall safety is still a major health concern. To help keep fall protection at the top of our minds, OSHA encouraged employers to provide stand-downs of their own. This however can ...


    By FabEnCo, Inc.

  • The History of Fall Safety & the Evolution of Personal Fall Protection Equipment

    In today’s modern construction industry, fall safety is a top priority. But prior to the 1970 inception of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), employers were not held accountable for maintaining safe working conditions for their employees. At the very least, employers would post signage to delineate a fall risk area or hazardous environment, but by and large, employees ...


    By FabEnCo, Inc.

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