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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11/4/14 2:00 pm EST

Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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2014 October

This issue features articles about PPE safety and OSHA standards

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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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For Distributors Only - SEPTEMBER 2014

ISHN FDO SEPTEMBER 2014For Distributors Only is ISHN's niche brand standard-sized magazine supplement aimed at an audience of 2,000 U.S. distributors that sell safety products. Circulation only goes to distributors. CHECK OUT THE SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE OF FDO HERE


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