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  • Fall Protection Safety Culture: 8 Steps To Developing One
    and resources to ensure the safety of personnel at your company Here are eight steps to follow to demonstrate that commitment Start from the Top Down In promoting a safety culture it s important for company executives managers and supervisors to lead by example You need to show your employees that you are following the same standards that they are required to follow When in a work area executives should wear the same personal protective equipment their workers are wearing especially in an elevated area that requires fall protection equipment such as self retracting lifelines and body harnesses Also managers and executives should follow all protocols and procedures in place at their company Form a Safety Committee A safety committee will be responsible for addressing fall protection and other related issues The committee should include an executive preferably your Safety Director one or two managers and at least three workers It s very important that workers be given opportunities to participate in a collaborative effort with management to address safety issues When they know that management is listening to their concerns they will be more willing to participate in the culture and to follow procedures Establish Procedures Your committee should establish procedures for handling fall hazards and other on the job hazards and procedures for what to do in case of emergency situations Having these procedures in place shows everyone that the company has thought through the dangers of their work environment and is not willing to let things happen haphazardly Workers will be more willing to follow established procedures because they understand the reasons for them Make Sure Your Employees Have The Right Personal Protective Equipment An essential part of establishing a safety culture is having the right fall protection equipment and other personal protective equipment PPE Workers will be more willing to use PPE and follow safety procedures when they know their company has bought the proper fall protection equipment for the job It shows that the company cares and is willing to make an investment in their safety Make Sure New Employees Are Properly Trained in Fall Protection While fall protection training can take a few days out of an employee s everyday schedule it is essential training for those who are working at height They need to understand how fall protection systems such as self retracting lifelines SRLs work and what the limits of these systems are They should know how to do a daily inspection of their own personal protective equipment and most importantly how to handle it if they or another employee takes a fall and the SRL or lanyard they re wearing stops their fall Place Signs Where Appropriate Don t underestimate the value of good signage In hazardous areas a strategically placed sign provides a highly visual alert of a hazard to be avoided i e CAUTION ROOFTOP SLIPPERY WHEN WET or instructions to be followed i e ENTER ONLY THROUGH ACCESS GATE People do pay attention to these signs and their

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  • FallProof Blog - Latest Fall Protection Projects, Industry News and Fall Safety Tips
    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 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 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 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 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 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

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  • FallProof Blog - Latest Fall Protection Projects, Industry News and Fall Safety Tips
    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 FallProof Has A New Website With You In Mind September 15 2015 9 34 pm by Ray Nardo In addition to FallProof working hard to make America s workplaces safer with installations of fall protection systems we have been busy redesigning our website to serve you better New features include Improved and refined navigation Responsive to all device sizes Contact and request a quote forms with document upload One click calling by mouse Skype or phone app Internal site search New sidebar menus Blog posts by topic and Patriotic color scheme Read more Vertical Lifelines The Ups and Downs May 17 2015 1 59 pm by Ray Nardo Vertical lifelines are an essential protection system if you have a fixed outdoor or indoor ladder that is higher than 24 feet Every year dozens of workers injure themselves in falls from fixed ladders usually after slipping on rungs covered with mud grease rainwater snow or ice Vertical lifelines should be mounted onto fixed ladders to provide fall protection for following types of structures 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

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  • FallProof Frequently Asked Questions
    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 Home About Us Contact Us Request A Quote Fall Protection 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 FAQs Aviation Aircraft Hangars Browse By Industry Aviation Aircraft Hangars Bridges Infrastructure Construction Energy Steel Mills Transportation Trucking Water Utilities Other Are there different types of fall protection harnesses based on the application or are they all the same January 3 2015 10 43 am Question from Don Category Fall Protection Systems Fall protection equipment and specifically harnesses have benefited from tremendous advances in technology in recent years Materials now available allow us to offer a large variety of harnesses including those with thermal protection for welders and iron workers that ensure harness integrity should spark or welding spat fly onto them Read more Ask Our Experts A Question Fall Protection Services We Offer Consulting Design

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  • FallProof Frequently Asked Questions
    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 Home About Us Contact Us Request A Quote Fall Protection 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 FAQs Bridges Infrastructure Browse By Industry Aviation Aircraft Hangars Bridges Infrastructure Construction Energy Steel Mills Transportation Trucking Water Utilities Other What is the difference between passive and active fall protection January 18 2016 10 22 am Question from Jason Category Guardrails Skylights Active fall protection requires special equipment participation and training on the part of the user i e if the worker needs a harness it is an active system It is generally used in a situation where a worker requires a fall arrest system to arrest or stop their fall Read more Ask Our Experts A Question Fall Protection Services We Offer Consulting Design and Engineering Equipment Inspection Installation Fall

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  • FallProof Frequently Asked Questions
    and Trucking Water Utilities On Site Fall Protection Survey Home About Us Contact Us Request A Quote Fall Protection 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 FAQs Construction Browse By Industry Aviation Aircraft Hangars Bridges Infrastructure Construction Energy Steel Mills Transportation Trucking Water Utilities Other When inspecting my fall protection harness before each use what should I look for February 9 2016 12 15 pm Question from Darren Category Fall Protection Systems When inspecting a fall protection harness the following is our list of recommended steps to take before each use Read more Why are there two different fall protection height requirements and why does OSHA mandate them January 6 2016 9 44 am Question from James Category Fall Protection Training OSHA mandates two different height requirements because after 4 feet or 6 feet injuries from a fall become both disabling and fatal At a height of 4 feet injuries can be so great that they can cause severe disability

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  • FallProof Frequently Asked Questions
    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 Home About Us Contact Us Request A Quote Fall Protection 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 FAQs Energy Browse By Industry Aviation Aircraft Hangars Bridges Infrastructure Construction Energy Steel Mills Transportation Trucking Water Utilities Other What is the primary difference between self retracting lifelines and fall protection lanyards January 14 2016 3 32 am Question from Robert Category Fall Protection Systems Simple how far do you want to fall Most common self retracting lifelines have a fall clearance of 6 ½ feet Some newer personal fall limiters a smaller SRL have reduced that to 5 feet however lanyards have a drastically greater fall clearance at 18 ½ feet Read more Ask Our Experts A Question Fall Protection Services We Offer Consulting Design and Engineering Equipment Inspection Installation

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  • FallProof Frequently Asked Questions
    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 Home About Us Contact Us Request A Quote Fall Protection 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 FAQs Steel Mills Browse By Industry Aviation Aircraft Hangars Bridges Infrastructure Construction Energy Steel Mills Transportation Trucking Water Utilities Other How often am I required to make fall protection equipment inspections January 13 2016 3 57 am Question from George Category Services Installation Fall protection equipment inspections are mandated by OSHA to be performed after a fall of any kind All equipment would need to be taken out of service and inspected and repaired before returning it to service Read more Ask Our Experts A Question Fall Protection Services We Offer Consulting Design and Engineering Equipment Inspection Installation Fall Protection System Certification Industries Served Aviation

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