Category Archives: Fall Protection

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Falls are the leading cause of death for construction workers. Continue reading

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National Ladder Safety Month

The American Ladder Institute (ALI) has dedicated March 2017 to ladder safety awareness. The month will be a one-stop shop for safe ladder use for working professionals and homeowners. The presenting sponsor, ALI, encourages both individuals and companies to support … Continue reading

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FINAL RULE PERSONAL FALL Protection

FINAL RULE ESTABLISHES PERSONAL FALL¬†Protection Systems Requirements OSHA has issued a final rule updating its general industry Walking-Working Surfaces standards specific to slip, trip, and fall hazards. The rule also includes a new section under the general industry Personal Protective … Continue reading

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American Flag Flying

Just a little work needed to be done on the flag pole. Certain individual decided to raise the flag to the wrong height and something snapped. Flag is flying again. God Bless America!!!

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Aerial / Scissor Lift Training

Wish to congratulate the most recent graduates of the Aerial / Scissor Lift Training held in Shelby, North Carolina. Some of the discussions during the classroom session were about the different types of fall protection. Some students was able to … Continue reading

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OSHA Top 10 for FY 2016

At the 2016 NSC Congress & Expo, OSHA announced the preliminary “Top 10” most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2016. This year’s list provided no surprises.¬† The list has virtually been the same for many years, with … Continue reading

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What is wrong with these Harness?

Ok, while working in Nashville, TN I couldn’t help but notice some roofers working up on the roof. And what to my wondering eyes would I see? Men with their harness on, but were they donned properly? You be the … Continue reading

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