Fall Protection

  • Cal/OSHA Cites Solar Panel Installation Company

    The study found that more than half of the surveyed home builders are building at least 16 percent of their new homes green.

    The agency launched an investigation after a worker was seriously injured by a fall from the roof of an Oakland home, and the investigation determined that Nexus Energy Systems, Inc. did not provide required fall protection for its workers.

  • Safety Knowledge and Networking in New Orleans

    The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

    One of the highlights is a June 12 panel discussion on how increased use and legalization of marijuana affect companies' efforts to maintain drug-free workplaces.


News & Articles

  • Oregon OSHA to Offer New Slate of Online Courses on Fall Protection

    To address the state’s issues with disabilities due to falls, the agency is launching video classes to help employers supplement their training programs.

  • New York Construction Company Faces $224,620 in Penalties Following Fatal Structure Collapse

    OSHA has cited Northridge Construction Corp for willful and serious violations of workplace safety standards following the fatality of one of the company’s employees. In the incident, the structure collapsed during the installation of roof panels to a shed in December 2018.

  • Live From Safety 2019: Wrap-Up

    The Safety 2019 Professional Development Conference & Exposition went by in a busy blur! We’ve rounded up some of the highlights from the show floor—you can catch up on everything you may have missed on our Live From Safety 2019 Social Zone at OHSonline.com/live.

  • OSHA in Safety Partnership at Montana Hospital Project

    The goal of the partnership is to prevent injuries and exposure to hazards during construction of the 110,500-square-foot addition. The project includes three buildings, an intensive care unit, a patient care tower, and administrative departments.

  • OSHA Heavily Fines Tire Manufacturer

    OSHA launched the follow-up inspection of the tire manufacturer after the agency did not receive abatement documents regarding a June 2017 inspection and citations. OSHA has now placed Kumho Tire Georgia Inc. in its Severe Violator Enforcement Program.

  • Fall Prevention: Compliance is Not a Control

    The key ingredient when working at heights is to not start work until it is safe to do so and create a workplace where your employees feel free to speak up if they feel the right controls are not in place.


Products

  • Safety Grip™: The Ideal Anti-Slip Solution

    Safety Grip™: The Ideal Anti-Slip Solution

    Heskins Safety Grip™ is water-resistant anti-slip solution, ideal for various applications. It is produced in 3 different grades: Standard, Coarse and X-Coarse, each of which achieve a different grip level to suit your needs. Standard Safety Grip™ is available in over 10 colors, including hazard color combination such as black/yellow or red/white.

  • 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.


Videos

  • NATE 'Band of Brothers' #ClimberConversation Video

    NATE's first #ClimberConversation video of 2019 shines a spotlight on the camaraderie that develops between tower technician crews. The video was released at the 2019 International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) in Las Vegas, a conference that NATE actively participated in. The #ClimberConversation volume is a companion series to the association's popular #ClimberConnection campaign and is a vital component of NATE's workforce development outreach to promote the profession and attract a new pipeline of workers into the industry. The video, titled "Band of Brothers," includes testimonial footage from tower technicians talking about the special family-type bonds that occur when working at tower sites and traveling with fellow crew members. NATE encourages tower technicians and industry stakeholders to actively participate in this campaign by posting the video on their respective social networking platforms using the hashtag #ClimberConversation. NATE also encourages industry workers to share their comments through social interaction on the association’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

  • NATE 'Be Your Brother's Keeper' Tower Rescue Video

    NATE's "Be Your Brother's Keeper" video focuses on the importance of the planning, procedures, equipment, and training necessary to perform a successful tower rescue. The video was unveiled as part of Volume 3 of the association's popular Climber Connection series, made its debut during the AGL Local Summit in Kansas City, Mo. The video includes an interview with an experienced industry safety instructor walking through a rescue scenario and discussing the measures that must be planned for and implemented in order to successfully perform a rescue of a technician working on a communications tower. The video also includes live mock demonstrations highlighting different rescue options and techniques available to utilize by trained personnel working at a tower site. "It is paramount that all tower crews working in the industry receive consistent rescue training and refresher training in accordance with the NATE Tower Climber Training Standard guidelines," said Denise Frey from D&A Construction Management, Inc. in Branford, Conn. "Today's tower technicians are the first responders when it comes to performing a potential rescue of their fellow co-workers on a tower. This NATE video does a great job of providing an overview of the important elements that lead to a safe and successful rescue."

  • "10 Years in the Industry" NATE #ClimberConversation Video

    NATE's latest #ClimberConversation video highlights a tower worker's decade of service in the wireless infrastructure industry, and his views on the importance of training to work safely in the field. The #ClimberConversation video is a companion series to the association's popular #ClimberConnection campaign and is a vital component of NATE's workforce development outreach to promote the profession and attract new workers into the industry. The video, entitled "10 Years in the Industry," includes testimonial footage of a company safety director emphasizing the importance of training and discussing how much he has enjoyed his career working in such a dynamic industry.


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