Safety Tip - Fall Protection
Posted By DEMILEC
According to the U.S. Department of Labor falls at work are the leading
cause of death in the workplace. OSHA requires fall protection for anyone
that works 4 ft. above the ground in industrial environment and 6 ft.
in the construction field.
Inspect the area
Before beginning work, inspect the job site for unprotected areas such
as openings in the floor, staircases and unprotected areas.
Using full body harness
A full harness with lanyard is required when working 4 ft. or more above
the ground according to the type of job site. Before use, inspect for
any frayed edges, pulled stitches, cuts and/or other damages before using.