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Lineman in training plunges 75 feet to his death in Nevada

Regs require fall protection for trainees at 4 feet
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A trainee at a Las Vegas-based energy company died in September of last year after falling 75 feet from a horizontal ladder being used as a temporary platform between a transmission tower and a live 500-kilovolt transmission line.


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Top products of the week

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From restricted space fall protection to a swing-activated eye and eye/face wash unit, here are the top products of the week as featured on ISHN.com:


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Restricted Space Fall Protection

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The Restricted Space Fall Protection is free standing, easily portable and provides fall protection for up to 2 workers. Up to 35’high, a reach of up to 10’ and rotating anchor davits, the system provides unmatched flexibility and safe working area.


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Roofing worker breaks neck in fall

Conte Roofing Co. cited
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A call from the Moonachie, NJ Police Department last October alerted OSHA to a serious accident at a worksite – caused by a hazard that the agency has focused considerable resources on reducing.


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Worker's roller coaster fall at Legoland leads to court

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The operators of Legoland have been prosecuted for safety breaches after a worker fell from a walkway on a roller-coaster ride, breaking his shoulder and several ribs. Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd, registered in Poole, Dorset,(UK) was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after it investigated the incident at Legoland in Winkfield Road, Windsor, Berkshire, on 1 June 2011.


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On site fall hazard assessment from 3M

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Failure to protect workers from fall hazards has been OSHA's top cited workplace safety violation for the past 2 years! Let 3M, the name you trust in safety, help you take the necessary steps to achieve fall protection compliance.


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Fall protection standards summary

Unconventional surfaces, PPE requirements
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Lion Technology Inc. strives to provide the most up-to-date, accurate information both in the classroom and through weekly newsletters and blog articles. Here is a recent article on fall protection standards from that blog.


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A worker's fall costs company $62k

Construction sector is one of New Zealand's most dangerous
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A Wellington, New Zealand company has been fined over a subcontractor's five-and-a-half metre fall at work, according to TVNZ. The worker received a broken pelvis and facial injuries in the fall while installing plant and equipment at Silver Fern Farms' Te Aroha freezing works following significant fire damage in January last year.


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Q&A with fall protection expert Nigel Ellis

Firefighters, ladders and skylights: What you need to know
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Topic: Firefighters. Q) Has your company ever worked with firefighters to address their specific fall protection needs while performing their daily work duties? How so?


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TRACTEL introduces Blocfor AES self-retracting lifeline

Automatically stops a fall
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NEW! The Leading Edge Blocfor® AES self-retracting lifeline is especially made to use in applications where falls may occur over an edge such as roofing, leading edge construction, etc. This Blocfor® is suited for use with fall arrest systems using Tractel roof anchors.


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