Articles Tagged with ''Fall Protection''

NSC 2014 Speaker Q&A with J. Nigel Ellis

Build a team to recognize and solve fall hazards and act on near-misses
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ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with J. Nigel Ellis, who co-presented a talk on “A New Means to Improve Elimination and Fall Hazard Control” at the National Safety Congress & Expo, Sept 15-17, in San Diego.


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Slips, trips & falls; natural disasters and storms; and fire top three employee safety concerns, according to survey

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According to the third annual workplace safety survey by Staples, Inc. , the top three safety concerns for employees are


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Plastering subcontractor repeatedly exposed workers to fall hazards

Roma Construction cited for 12 repeat and serious safety violations
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Roma Construction Inc., a stucco plastering subcontractor of Monticello Homes, is being cited for five repeat and seven serious violations by OSHA. The Texas company exposed workers to falls hazards of up to 20 feet as a result of improper scaffolding at the Hastings Ridge at Kinder Ranch residential development. The proposed penalty is $79,200.


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Arc flash fall protection

New OSHA requirements for electric utility workers kick in April 1, 2015
By Leslie Mitchell and Rob Senko
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An arc is an electrical phenomenon that occurs when flowing current leaves its intended conductor, traveling through air to another conductor or to ground.


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How to develop a fall protection plan that meets OSHA’s steel erection standard

By Marty Sharp
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OSHA’s steel erection standard 29 CFR Subpart R 1926.760, encompasses new construction, alteration or repair of “structures” when the erection of steel takes place.


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Reducing serious injuries & fatalities

Link SIF programs to your safety culture
By Dominic Cooper Ph.D.
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Heinrich’s1 Injury Triangle asserted that minor injuries predict serious injuries, and by controlling the causes behind minor injuries, serious injuries and fatalities (SIFs) will also be controlled.


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Who is your fall protection MVP?

Your “Competent Person” must be on top of their game
By Pat Furr
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OSHA defines a Competent Person as “One who is capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to employees


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One size doesn’t fit all: women’s PPE needs

By Jim Hutter
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Over the past 20 years, the face of America’s construction workforce has changed.


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LedgeGuard by Garlock Safety Systems

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LedgeGuard creates a safety zone for workers handling loads in elevated areas.


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Top products of the week

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Products using the latest technologies to improve fall protection, hearing protection and dust collection were in this week’s top EHS-related products, as posted on ISHN.com.


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