Fall Protection


News & Articles

  • One Tall Order

    Wind turbines are getting larger and larger. Some turbines' nacelles can be about 160 meters—about 525 feet—above the ground, and the blades can be about 75 meters long.

  • Oregon Company Fined After Fatal Fall

    "We're seeing a continuing pattern of these uncontrolled risks in the construction industry, and as a result, there's been a significant number of deaths and severe injuries," said Anne Soiza, L&I's assistant director for the Division of Occupational Safety and Health.

  • OSHA Cites Mississippi Company, Issues $220,544 in Penalties

    The company was cited for two willful, seven serious, and five other-than-serious violations, according to the agency's news release.

  • Fall Protection: Are You Fully Prepared?

    Thorough fall protection requires a culture of safety as well as OSHA-certified fall prevention measures.

  • Prepare Now to Eliminate Fall Hazards This Winter

    People living in cold-weather climates can take winter hazards for granted, but this can make it easier to overlook or dismiss hazards that can be easily eliminated before the temperature drops.

  • Washington State Adopts Tower Worker Safety Rules

    L&I said the most important change is a new wireless section that covers non-ionizing radiation. The rules contain requirements covering expected hazards of tower work, host employer/contractor responsibilities, microwave/laser technology, control of hazardous energy, working during darkness, fall protection, remote cell tower sites, and emergency response and rescue.


Products

  • Gorbel E-book Provides Comprehensive Guide to Fall Protection

    Gorbel E-book Provides Comprehensive Guide to Fall Protection

    With falls routinely listed among the most common workplace dangers, it is critical to have a fall protection plan in place. Yet with so many factors at play, fall protection is a difficult-to-understand category. Gorbel’s NEW Fall Protection E-book is your go-to guide for tips, recommendations, regulations, assessment tools, planning overviews, and emergency rescue strategies.

  • Fall Protection/Prevention

    The Gravity Utility Full Body Harness from MSA Safety is designed to self-extinguish quickly to prevent melting or dripping in the event of an arc flash.

  • Miller AirCore™

    Miller AirCore™

    COMFORT IN THE AIR: The award winning Miller AirCore™ is our most innovative fall protection harness. Combining comfort, easy adjustment and style, this lightweight harness is designed with breathable, open-core padding technology to provide optimal air flow while reducing heat and moisture entrapment. Keeping workers drier, cooler, and more comfortable increases compliance, safety and productivity. Miller AirCore™ is now available in a variety of configurations to meet your every need.


Videos

  • MSA G1 iTIC: Approved & Shipping

    The breakthrough MSA G1 Integrated TIC gives fire departments the opportunity to cost effectively equip every firefighter with thermal imaging technology. Now approved and shipping. www.msafire.com/breathe.

  • NATE #ClimberConnection Video on ANSI/ASSE A10.48 Standard

    The National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE) recently released a safety video highlighting the new ANSI/ASSE A10.48 Standard. The 2017 video is the first to debut as part of Volume 2 of the NATE Climber Connection series. The A10.48 Standard – Criteria for Safety Practices with the Construction, Demolition, Modification and Maintenance of Communications Structures has been described as a game changer for the industry because it has the distinction of being the first comprehensive standard encompassing the entire tower construction, service, and maintenance industry. The Climber Connection Volume 2 video includes an overview of the A10.48 Standard and includes practical information on gin poles and rigging class guidelines for the industry to follow in accordance with the standard. The video also includes epic aerial views and footage of hard working tower crews in action at a communications tower site. Spread the word using #ClimberConnection!

  • MSA Safety Training Center

    MSA customers experienced a whole new safety training experience in 2016. http://us.msasafety.com/training


Whitepapers

  • Complying with the OSHA Final Rule Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illness

    In May of 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses” to revise its recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses regulation. The final rule requires employers in certain industries to electronically submit to OSHA injury and illness recordkeeping data included on the 300A, 300, and 301 forms. more