Fall Protection

  • A Fall Protection Guide to Working at Heights

    For a company to provide a proper rescue plan, one must first look at the rescue considerations provided by OSHA

    Waiting until the victim has fallen and is waiting to be retrieved is the wrong time to be making decisions about how to safely get the worker down.

  • What Happens After the Fall?

    Working at height, lone workers who fall and are unable to self-recover have a poor chance of a good outcome if they are undetected. (Fall Safety photo)

    In the absence of automated fall detection, a buddy system, along with a mindful approach where workers remain aware of each other, is called for because an undiscovered victim is a tragedy in the making.


News & Articles


Products

  • 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.

  • Hybrid Energy Absorbing Lanyards

    Hybrid Energy Absorbing Lanyards

    New Miller® and North® Hybrid Energy-Absorbing Lanyards are the first to meet Canadian Standards Association (CSA) standards for both Class E4 and Class E6.  Now you can eliminate the guesswork involved in choosing the right lanyard for workers of different weights - reducing errors and increasing safety.  

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Videos

  • We Are Petzl: Access the Inaccessible

    "Petzl's mission is to create innovative solutions, tools or services, that help people progress in vertical or dark environments. Our goal is to continuously strengthen our expertise in these two areas. Its reason for being resides in the idea of 'accessing the inaccessible,' a notion that lies at the heart of daily life for vertical and rope access professionals. This determination means a constant search for solutions to your needs in terms of performance, ergonomics, comfort and reliability. Your needs in the field are the first consideration in our approach to design and manufacturing. This is the way we have worked for forty years." -- Paul Petzl, President, CEO

  • MSA Latchways WinGrip AIO

    This 2016 MSA Safety video shows its WinGrip All-in-One fall protection system in use by aircraft manufacturers. The video illustrates how the product is used.

  • The ABCs of Fall Protection

    This 2015 video from MSA is an entertaining introduction to fall protection, organized in ABC fashion: anchorage points, bodywear, and connecting devices.


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


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