Articles by Craig Firl

ANSI fall protection standards are more demanding than you may think

After more than 70 years of safety standards, rules and regulations being put in place, workers at height are still experiencing fatal falls and serious injuries.

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Correcting 3 myths about confined spaces

Confined spaces present some of the most challenging environments for any safety professional.

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No margin for error

Don’t miscalculate fall clearance & swing fall hazards
Fall clearance and swing fall hazards are critical issues that are often overlooked when working at height.

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Fall in line

5 steps to comply with residential roofing regs
OSHA’s new fall protection regulations for the U.S. residential construction industry will be in full effect in September. Are you prepared?

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Bridging the gap

Appropriate selection of anchorage connectors as a part of a complete personal fall arrest system can address many fall protection challenges in bridge construction.
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The ins and outs of confined space safety

Confined space entry is a specialized, niche area for fall protection equipment. Specific elements are required to assure the utmost safety in what can be a high-risk situation.
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ASSE Safety 2014 Review

A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

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Leveraging Sustainability Initiatives to Benefit Your Community and Increase Compliance

This webinar will review how General Motors' Sustainability initiatives are being leveraged to improve the community and the environment, create efficient energy programs, improve sustainability tracking, impact on processes and overall reporting and improve overall social, environmental and corporate sustainability.

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2014 September

ISHN'S September issue features a series of essay on thought leadership. Get expert advice on self-motivation, compliance and more!

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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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