While vertical lifelines have long been a viable solution to many fall exposure situations, they are about to get a new burst in popularity. With OSHA’s release of its new Walking-Working Surface rule in
Often, when safety professionals begin discussing railings, it’s in relation to working at heights. Many of us can rattle off how high each rail needs to be, how much force the rail needs to withstand,
We’ve all heard the warning, “Don’t try this at home!” In life, some things are simply best left to the professionals. When it comes to fall protection, a horizontal lifeline system is just one of those things.
Should you find yourself in a situation in which you need to protect your employees from a fall, your first attempt should always be to look for ways to prevent them from falling in the first place, as opposed to arresting the fall.
“But there’s nothing to tie-off to!” It’s a common refrain in the world of safety. The safety professional informs a worker that they need fall protection to work in the location they intend to work and the worker