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  • Guardrails
    FallProof Projects Guardrails Industry Specific Solutions Netting Solutions OSHA and ANSI Rescue Rooftops Safety Training Netting and Fall Protection Installations by FallProof Dec 2014 January 5 2015 3 04 pm by Ray Nardo Major Transportation Bridge Highway Netting FallProof was excited to have been given the opportunity to provide debris netting for the iconic Pulaski Skyway which is currently undergoing a 2 Billion rehabilitation and renovation project One of the primary traffic arteries into New York City this project has many moving parts Working with the New Jersey Department of Transportation and the general contractor awarded the project we provided 115 000 square feet of our RocBloc netting product Read more Guardrails for Rooftop Hatches Skylights and Roof Edges November 14 2014 10 56 am by Ray Nardo In our last blog article we talked about how to identify fall hazards on a rooftop Today we will look at the fall protection equipment that is available to handle some of these hazards Not every hazard can be avoided using safety equipment But there are several types of fall protection systems that you can use to provide a solution to hazards such as Read more Rooftop Fall Hazards The Most Common Scenarios November 4 2014 10 38 am by Ray Nardo Rooftops are among the most common elevated areas where general industry work is performed But they are also one of the most common areas where injuries or deaths occur as a result of a fall The types of work performed on rooftops is wide ranging It isn t just limited to roofing contractors School janitors may need to venture up to retrieve a lost soccer ball Office maintenance or physical plant personnel may need to go up to clean out the gutters or to remove snow in winter Read more

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  • Industry-Specific Solutions
    fall protection for universities and colleges is not something you would think there is much need for but fall hazards abound nevertheless Take a critical look around any university or college campus and you will often find numerous work areas where maintenance people contractors and even students might encounter dangerous hazards The following are some of the more common areas on college campuses that should not be overlooked Read more Recent FallProof Projects May 2015 May 11 2015 10 56 am by Ray Nardo Large Horizontal Perimeter Personnel Safety Net System FallProof recently partnered with a large general contractor to provide a personnel safety net system for a high rise construction project in Long Island City NY The building was intricately designed with many levels and tiers which created multiple attachment points for the safety netting outrigger poles As a result the safety netting needed to be installed in different configurations on different floors of the building Read more Steel Mill Fall Protection Exploring Different Solutions January 12 2015 12 33 pm by Ray Nardo From a facilities standpoint you can apply all types of fall protection systems to the steel industry Workers in steel mills are often required to use fall protection equipment for personal safety and for OSHA regulation compliance The types of fall protection solutions installed in steel mills are usually based on several factors including the layout and conditions of the environment the number of personnel accessing a certain area the frequency of activity in that area and the budget concerns of the steel mill s owners Read more Aviation Fall Protection and Aircraft Hangars What You Need To Know December 15 2014 9 51 am by Ray Nardo Aviation fall protection involves numerous scenarios in the aviation industry wherein different types of systems are necessary for personnel safety and compliance with OSHA regulations Engineers inspectors and maintenance workers are subject to fall hazards while on the roofs and wings of airplanes or helicopters in a manufacturing facility or aircraft hangar Therefore they need to use fall protection equipment that is dictated by several factors including the type model and size of aircraft and the layout of the facility itself The more common solutions include Read more Debris Netting Fall Protection When To Rent Versus When To Purchase August 5 2014 12 30 pm by Ray Nardo When it comes to fall protection systems safety netting provides some of the best protection for workers on high rise construction or demolition projects Personnel cantilever systems can be installed around the exteriors of high rise buildings The safety netting is hung from outrigger poles which are attached around the perimeter of a certain floor to catch workers if they fall This type of system can also be installed on the sides of bridges to ensure worker safety Read more Conveyor Belts Netting Systems and Solutions July 25 2014 8 00 am by Ray Nardo You might not think overhead conveyor belts would be a safety hazard After all

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  • Netting Solutions
    FallProof installed a custom debris netting solution to help road workers remove a section of the skyway s old roadway Today we ll take a look at another historic renovation project where FallProof provided a debris netting solution Read more Debris Netting on the Pulaski Skyway February 20 2015 9 29 am by Ray Nardo You re probably familiar with the Pulaski Skyway from the opening of the TV show The Sopranos It s the bridge with the black steel truss girders that Tony Soprano drives over on his way home to his New Jersey mansion Opened in 1932 the Pulaski Skyway is New Jersey s most famous elevated roadway It was built in the 1920s as one of America s first super highways and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places The skyway is named for General Casimir Pulaski a Polish cavalry officer who led American troops in several New Jersey battles during the Revolutionary War Read more Netting and Fall Protection Installations by FallProof Dec 2014 January 5 2015 3 04 pm by Ray Nardo Major Transportation Bridge Highway Netting FallProof was excited to have been given the opportunity to provide debris netting for the iconic Pulaski Skyway which is currently undergoing a 2 Billion rehabilitation and renovation project One of the primary traffic arteries into New York City this project has many moving parts Working with the New Jersey Department of Transportation and the general contractor awarded the project we provided 115 000 square feet of our RocBloc netting product Read more Debris Netting Fall Protection When To Rent Versus When To Purchase August 5 2014 12 30 pm by Ray Nardo When it comes to fall protection systems safety netting provides some of the best protection for workers on high rise construction or demolition projects Personnel cantilever systems can be installed around the exteriors of high rise buildings The safety netting is hung from outrigger poles which are attached around the perimeter of a certain floor to catch workers if they fall This type of system can also be installed on the sides of bridges to ensure worker safety Read more Conveyor Belts Netting Systems and Solutions July 25 2014 8 00 am by Ray Nardo You might not think overhead conveyor belts would be a safety hazard After all a conveyor belt itself is not a work environment Workers don t stand on the conveyor while working and don t normally climb up to it unless it needs repair or maintenance Even then the apparatus is fully shut down as they service it and no safety conscious worker would ever service a system while it was still running Read more Netting and Fall Protection Installations by FallProof July 2014 July 11 2014 10 00 am by Ray Nardo Railroad Bridge Netting Installation FallProof recently completed the last phase of a four phase railroad bridge netting project for a major public transportation company in the State of New York This particular project involved the

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  • OSHA and ANSI
    Services Installation Design and Engineering Fall Protection Consulting Fall Protection Equipment Inspection Fall Protection Installation Fall Protection System Certification On Site Fall Protection Survey Industries Applications Aviation Aircraft Hangars Bridges Infrastructure Construction Energy Historical Buildings Manufacturing Distribution Sports and Entertainment Steel Mills Transportation and Trucking Water Utilities On Site Fall Protection Survey Blog Privacy Policy Sitemap Home Blog OSHA and ANSI Browse By Topic Fall Protection Basics Fall Protection Equipment FallProof Projects Guardrails Industry Specific Solutions Netting Solutions OSHA and ANSI Rescue Rooftops Safety Training Fall Protection Installation Details Matter December 10 2015 4 43 pm by Ray Nardo Much Forethought Goes Into Proper Fall Protection Installation From a fall protection installation standpoint the primary goal of the system being installed is to protect workers The objectives are to get the right system at the right price installed on time and on budget with minimal disruption to the normal activities of the business Read more Fall Protection On New Construction Our Wish List For Architects November 17 2015 9 53 am by Ray Nardo Pre Plan Fall Protection On New Construction During The Design Phase For new construction projects we are often asked to bid on procurement and installation of fall protection equipment All too often we find that it is treated as an afterthought rather than an integral component of a well designed building We are alarmed whenever a contractor who has asked us to bid a project says They will add that later when we point out that the plans and specifications either say nothing about fall protection or mention it without providing any scope location or other layout information Read more OSHA Regulations Vs ANSI Standards What s The Difference April 11 2014 2 18 pm by Ray Nardo As a facility manager in charge of worker safety on elevated job sites it s important to understand the differences between OSHA regulations and ANSI standards when developing your fall protection program By understanding these differences you are better able to Avoid stringent fines for non compliance Reduce fall hazards and related accidents Improve worker safety and productivity Decrease lofty workers compensation claims Read more Annual Lifeline Inspections When You Need Them and What To Look For March 28 2014 2 49 pm by Ray Nardo Conducting annual lifeline inspections goes hand in hand with proper training of your workers Your equipment isn t protecting anyone when it has missing worn or defective components Worse it can create an unwarranted illusion of security Installing fall protection equipment in your workplace is a great first step towards keeping your employees working at heights safe from fall hazards Read more Fall Safety Equipment 3 Ways To Achieve A Return On Investment March 14 2014 3 59 pm by Ray Nardo While a comprehensive or strategic fall prevention or protection plan is certainly admirable advantageous and the right long term solution it s not always practical to implement all at once The implementation of a complete solution is often a costly

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  • Rescue
    Systems Anchor Points Fall Arrest Davit Arms Systems Horizontal Lifelines Fixed Track Rigid Track Lifelines Horizontal Cable Lifelines Swing Arms and Jib Arms Vertical Lifelines Fixed Track Rigid Track Lifelines Vertical Cable Lifelines Fall Restraint Systems Request a Quote Guardrails Skylights Installation Rentals Roof Hatches Rooftop Railings and Walkways Safety Railings Access Platforms Skylight Railings and Screens Request A Quote Safety Netting Debris Netting Hardware Installation Personnel and Fall Protection Netting Rentals Specialty and Industrial Netting Request a Quote Fall Protection Training Awareness Competent Person Equipment Inspection Request a Quote Services Installation Design and Engineering Fall Protection Consulting Fall Protection Equipment Inspection Fall Protection Installation Fall Protection System Certification On Site Fall Protection Survey Industries Applications Aviation Aircraft Hangars Bridges Infrastructure Construction Energy Historical Buildings Manufacturing Distribution Sports and Entertainment Steel Mills Transportation and Trucking Water Utilities On Site Fall Protection Survey Blog Privacy Policy Sitemap Home Blog Rescue Browse By Topic Fall Protection Basics Fall Protection Equipment FallProof Projects Guardrails Industry Specific Solutions Netting Solutions OSHA and ANSI Rescue Rooftops Safety Training Self Rescue The Best Fall Protection Equipment For It October 21 2014 10 47 am by Ray Nardo The term self rescue is a bit misleading If a worker takes a fall and a self retracting lifeline SRL or other fall protection lifeline stops their fall there may be some situations where an unassisted self rescue is possible They may be close enough to a ledge or floor level to be able to reach out and grab it and pull themselves up on to it Read more Fall Rescue Plan The Often Overlooked Factor March 21 2014 3 50 pm by Ray Nardo A rescue plan is critical to any well managed fall protection program but it is an often overlooked factor Having a plan in place

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  • Rooftops
    Hazards Abound October 29 2015 12 43 pm by Ray Nardo At first glance fall protection for universities and colleges is not something you would think there is much need for but fall hazards abound nevertheless Take a critical look around any university or college campus and you will often find numerous work areas where maintenance people contractors and even students might encounter dangerous hazards The following are some of the more common areas on college campuses that should not be overlooked Read more Netting and Fall Protection Installations by FallProof Dec 2014 January 5 2015 3 04 pm by Ray Nardo Major Transportation Bridge Highway Netting FallProof was excited to have been given the opportunity to provide debris netting for the iconic Pulaski Skyway which is currently undergoing a 2 Billion rehabilitation and renovation project One of the primary traffic arteries into New York City this project has many moving parts Working with the New Jersey Department of Transportation and the general contractor awarded the project we provided 115 000 square feet of our RocBloc netting product Read more Rooftop Lifeline Systems What Are The Options December 1 2014 9 54 am by Ray Nardo In our previous blog article we talked about fall protection equipment for rooftop activities We discussed how to install and use portable guardrails around unprotected edges and hatches and how to use skylight railings and screens to protect workers from falling through skylights Read more Guardrails for Rooftop Hatches Skylights and Roof Edges November 14 2014 10 56 am by Ray Nardo In our last blog article we talked about how to identify fall hazards on a rooftop Today we will look at the fall protection equipment that is available to handle some of these hazards Not every hazard can be avoided using safety

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  • Safety
    Protection Installation Details Matter December 10 2015 4 43 pm by Ray Nardo Much Forethought Goes Into Proper Fall Protection Installation From a fall protection installation standpoint the primary goal of the system being installed is to protect workers The objectives are to get the right system at the right price installed on time and on budget with minimal disruption to the normal activities of the business Read more Fall Protection On New Construction Our Wish List For Architects November 17 2015 9 53 am by Ray Nardo Pre Plan Fall Protection On New Construction During The Design Phase For new construction projects we are often asked to bid on procurement and installation of fall protection equipment All too often we find that it is treated as an afterthought rather than an integral component of a well designed building We are alarmed whenever a contractor who has asked us to bid a project says They will add that later when we point out that the plans and specifications either say nothing about fall protection or mention it without providing any scope location or other layout information Read more Fall Protection For Universities and Colleges Hazards Abound October 29 2015 12 43 pm by Ray Nardo At first glance fall protection for universities and colleges is not something you would think there is much need for but fall hazards abound nevertheless Take a critical look around any university or college campus and you will often find numerous work areas where maintenance people contractors and even students might encounter dangerous hazards The following are some of the more common areas on college campuses that should not be overlooked Read more Forming A Safety Committee Part 2 of 2 April 6 2015 10 29 am by Ray Nardo In our last blog post we talked about how to form a safety committee at your company This group should be responsible for developing and maintaining your company s safety procedures including your fall protection plan It should also be responsible for promoting a safety culture at your company and for ensuring your compliance with OSHA regulations Read more Forming A Safety Committee Part 1 of 2 March 24 2015 10 17 am by Ray Nardo A few weeks ago we posted an article about how to develop a safety culture in your workplace One of the suggestions we gave was to form a committee to address worker concerns about fall protection and other issues related to the health and well being of employees Today we take a closer look at safety committees A safety committee allows executives management and workers to collaborate on the greater goal of creating a facility free from hazards that threaten the well being of employees This group should be responsible for defining procedures for your company promoting the safety culture and ensuring your compliance with OSHA and other federal and state regulations Read more Worker Safety In Extreme Cold Weather March 4 2015 10 30 am by Ray Nardo

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  • Training
    including your fall protection plan It should also be responsible for promoting a safety culture at your company and for ensuring your compliance with OSHA regulations Read more Fall Protection Safety Culture 8 Steps To Developing One February 2 2015 2 17 pm by Ray Nardo On the job safety is a concept that should of course extend beyond the use of fall protection systems and fall safety equipment You should try to develop a culture of safety in your company and promote that culture in every environment within the facility Read more Self Rescue The Best Fall Protection Equipment For It October 21 2014 10 47 am by Ray Nardo The term self rescue is a bit misleading If a worker takes a fall and a self retracting lifeline SRL or other fall protection lifeline stops their fall there may be some situations where an unassisted self rescue is possible They may be close enough to a ledge or floor level to be able to reach out and grab it and pull themselves up on to it Read more Self Retracting Lifeline Inspection What To Look For On A Daily Basis October 13 2014 9 36 am by Ray Nardo Inspections are essential in making sure your fall protection systems perform correctly To ensure that your personal protective equipment is in good working order and will protect you from injury in the event of a fall your self retracting lifelines SRLs should be inspected daily before each use Remember if you are the one using the PPE it is your life on the line and that means you are the one responsible for checking it every day before trusting it with your life Read more Fall Protection Training Classroom Versus Hands On June 30 2014 3 10 pm by Ray Nardo Here at FallProof Systems I serve as the primary trainer for our fall protection training classes Each class I teach is a little bit different We get all types of workers as students and their reasons for taking each class often depend on the type of class To give you a quick overview the Fall Protection training courses we offer are Read more Fall Safety Equipment 3 Ways To Achieve A Return On Investment March 14 2014 3 59 pm by Ray Nardo While a comprehensive or strategic fall prevention or protection plan is certainly admirable advantageous and the right long term solution it s not always practical to implement all at once The implementation of a complete solution is often a costly and time consuming undertaking Do you have to implement a comprehensive solution all at once or piecemeal the installation Read more Fall Protection Training 6 Tips To Ensure Worker Safety March 7 2014 3 47 pm by Ray Nardo As a facility manager in charge of worker safety you know that when you have employees working from elevated areas fall protection is essential The potential for an accident to result in a serious injury or

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