Safety is no longer "in the rear view mirror chasing upper management objectives." We are now leaders of the merged upper management team that runs the company.
ANSI Z359.7-2011 took effect on Oct. 3, 2012. It applies to all products within the Z359 Fall Protection Code.
There are currently no legally enforceable occupational exposure limits and very few recommended limits for nanoscale forms of most materials.
Once a company determines the need for a fall protection system, there are four options to evaluate: eliminate, prevent, restrain, and arrest.
Companies should work directly with an industrial vacuum supplier to assess facilities' needs and goals.
Person-worn safety monitoring devices ensure that no emergency incident is ever left undiscovered.
This is key: Once the right risk assessment data is collected, it should be used to implement a long-term fall protection abatement program.
The starting point when selecting protective footwear is a Job Safety Analysis to understand the hazards that are present in a given workplace.
A successful process needs a team representing the interests of the population to make the important decisions of improving process and safety.
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