Occupational Health & Safety

Fall Protection

  • HSE Sounds Alarm About Construction Hazards


    The agency's inspectors served more than 200 stop work notices during a month-long inspection initiative. The most common failure they found was employers' not providing basic safety measures for employees working at height -- 42 percent of all enforcement notices served cited this.

  • Laying the Groundwork

    Combine hands-on and classroom instruction to discuss issues such as regulations, assigning responsibilities, identifying, eliminating and controlling hazards, implementing the tenets of the written plan on the job, and how to select, use, inspect, store and maintain fall protection equipment. (Capital Safety photo)

    Here's how to create and execute a reliable fall protection and rescue plan.

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    This lightweight, yet strong, harness was designed specifically for day-to-day wear on drilling or service rigs, and in oil fields. It’s 20% lighter than similar competitive harnesses, yet features multiple Back D-ring connections and enhanced lumbar padding for increased comfort and support. Available with a Seat Sling, Bos’n Chair, or without a seat attachment.

  • Blue Armor Harness

    Werner Fall Protection System's Blue Armour adjustable harnesses features WebAlert Inspectable webbing with contrasting colored fibers embedded in the harness and a lanyard structure to provide an instant visual indication of wear, impact or damage.


    The video series focuses on the role of safety management in challenging work environments.


  • 20 Fenchurch St, London "The Walkie Talkie Building"

    This triple-glazed, panelized aluminium clad structure is taking its place among London's growing family of iconic architectural statements. And CH2M HILL - as structural engineers - has been tasked with ensuring the whole structural steel skeleton is designed and erected with the precision befitting such an important building. Aside from the 177m building's peculiar shape -- it bows outward at its upper echelons -- the structure will boast London's highest public park. The Sky Garden, as it has been dubbed, will allow Londoners to enjoy panoramic views of the capital.

  • Fall Protection: Protecting a Ladder With a Workman SRL

    This MSA video shows two workers alternately ascending and then descending a caged ladder to reach a work platform. They’re using the Workman SRL to be safe in case of a fall during the ascent or descent.

  • Freedom Tower Video with Scott Lahmers

    Scott Lahmers, a technical specialist with ThyssenKrupp Elevator Manufacturing, narrates this 2013 video made from photographs he took as the last escalator was being installed in the One World Trade Center in Manhattan.

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