We don’t learn to drive by only reading manuals and watching videos. We learn, and become good at it, by practicing. The same is true for fall protection training â€” in addition to classroom time, there needs to be hands-on education.
A PPE program can only be as effective as an organizationâ€™s overall safety culture. However, getting employees to participate in safety cultures can be difficult. Motivation techniques for encouraging employee participation can have both positive and negative factors. Analyzing these techniques can help a company better develop ways to motivate employees.
4 misconceptions of fall protection training that could prove disastrous
Most serious fall incidents can be traced back not to the fall protection equipment itself but, rather, to either misuse of the equipment or the use of wrong equipment â€” usually due to a lack of knowledge.