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Reversing the Statistics on Worker Fatalities By JOHN CORRIVEAU The 2007 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show, once again, that fatal falls are on the increase. Since the initial release of OSHA 1926.500 Fall Protection Guidelines for the Construction Industry in 1998, fatal falls have increased every year except 2003. New Standards Pave The Way...

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Knowledge of the New ANSI Fall Protection Standards Is A Must By JOHN CORRIVEAU Striving to maintain a "best in class" fall protection program can be an ongoing battle. Factors such as budget, employees or management can stall the process. Add in gravity, and you have the potential for a major loss. I have worked with many companies, from smalle...

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FOUR-FOOTED FRIEND Instead of the traditional tripod, hoist systems from Unique Concepts Ltd. rest on four feet to help keep workers safe during confined-space entries By Erik Gunn Working in underground confined spaces requires adequate training, an alert, attentive crew, and the right equipment. Confined-space gear consists of a stable hoist t...

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Fall Protection Goes Beyond Current and Future Standards To reduce employee injury and significant financial loss, adopting the ANSI standards is a must. ANSI standards will take your business above and beyond OSHA fall protection regulations, allowing you to provide your workers with the utmost fall protection safety. The American National Standa...

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OSHA Standards are the Minimum Standards for Safety OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, sets the minimum standards for fall protection. OSHA regulations are rarely revised or modified. Their standards require industries to have the appropriate fall protection systems properly installed for workers facing fall hazards. OSHA sta...

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Anchors, Harnesses, Retractable Lanyards, and More Roof Top Fall Protection Systems are required by OSHA to access roofs for general maintenance, servicing HVAC units, and more. Roof edges, skylights, and multi-level roofs are only a few of the many hazards on roof tops which need Fall Protection Systems in place for safety. Guardrails on the edge...

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