The Good, Bad & Ugly of Fall Protection

Fall protection is one of the most complex areas of safety, with numerous regulations, standards, equipment options, training sources and priorities to address in order to reduce risk for work at height. So, it is no surprise that it’s challenging for many organizations to address fall risk effectively, resulting in confusion, errors and sometimes catastrophic consequences. 
Using case studies, this webinar showcases good aspects of fall protection programs by outlining best practices and successful implementation. The presenter also touches on bad execution via common pitfalls and lessons learned. Finally, examples of blatant misuse and fatal flaws illustrate ugly outcomes and situations to avoid.

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: June 2, 2022
: 2:00PM ET - 1:00PM CT - 11:00AM PT


Thomas Kramer, P.E., C.S.P. is Principal at LJB Inc. Mr. Kramer is a safety consultant and structural engineer with 25 years of experience. As a dually registered professional engineer and certified safety professional, he has spent much of his career consulting with clients to reduce risk for workers at heights. He is widely considered to be a thought leader in the fall protection industry, having given more than 250 technical sessions and workshops on the topic. Mr. Kramer specializes in the assessment and design of fall protection systems, as well as fall protection program development and training. He is Chair of the ANSI/ASSP Z359 Fall Protection Full Committee that develops fall protection consensus standards, and he chairs the ANSI Z359.1 subcommittee. He also serves as the president of the International Society for Fall Protection.


KPA is a leading provider of EHS software and services for mid-sized businesses. KPA solutions enable clients to identify, remedy, and prevent workplace safety and compliance problems across their enterprise. The combination of KPA’s EHS software, consulting, and award-winning training content helps organizations minimize risk so they can focus on what's important—their core business. Learn more at

Kee Safety
Separating people from hazards is at the heart of Kee Safety’s global mission. The Kee Safety team is fully trained in national safety standards and how our product capabilities solve fall safety concerns. This expertise, combined with innovative problem solving and industry knowledge provides you and your clients with the best possible customer service.

BlueWater, a division of Tractel, builds rooftop safety solutions to the highest OSHA standards. BlueWater fall protection systems ensure the safety of employees and contractors, so those in charge can rest easy and focus on other things that are equally important for day-to-day operations.

Safety Rail Company is the premier manufacturer of free-standing, fall protection safety railings for flat roofs and other fall from height hazard areas. Our #1 priority at Safety Rail Company is creating an environment for workers that is safe, secure and productive by eliminating their exposure to fall hazards. Each of our safety products are third-party tested and certified to meet all applicable OSHA standards for fall protection namely 1910.29, 1926.500-503.

Diversified Fall Protection specializes in the design, fabrication, and installation of complete fall protection solutions to keep workers safe while working at heights. Its turnkey approach creates single-source responsibility for clients’ projects, from engineering and fabrication to installation, training, and system re-certification. It continues supporting clients’ safety and compliance over time with educational, and training resources, as well as follow up safety inspections.

Avetta connects global organizations with more than 100,000 qualified suppliers, contractors, and vendors across 100+ countries. We support the continued growth of supply chains through trusted contractor prequalification, safety audits, monitoring, and more. With real results in reducing TRIR, our highly configurable solutions elevate safety and sustainability in every workplace.

Duration: 1 Hour

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