Preventing Construction Falls: Failing to Plan is Planning to Fall

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This webinar occured on:  July 14, 2011

While many companies know they are required to provide fall protection to their employees in certain situations, too often how that protection is to be achieved is not thought about until the employee is exposed. This leads to unsafe, non-compliant solutions -- or no solution at all. When it comes to fall protection, planning is key. This presentation covers three aspects of fall protection to address when planning to protect your employees.

OSHA, the NIOSH NORA Construction Sector Council, and other safety authorities are very interested in preventing construction falls and the injuries and fatalities related to them. These falls peak during the summer months in the United States, with August being the month with the highest number of fall fatalities for residential construction, according to a 2004 study conducted for the National Association of Home Builders.

This webinar will discuss best practices and strategies for preventing falls in both commercial and residential construction.

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Shannon Laul, is an EHS professional and a project manager for Signature Safety, LLC.
She has twelve years of experience in environmental, health and safety, including five years as the safety director for a mechanical firm and four years as an EHS consultant.

Ms. Laul’s experience spans construction, general industry, and laboratory safety. She has been responsible for developing corporate policies and procedures, developing and delivering EHS-related training, managing worker’s compensation cases, and ensuring regulatory compliance. Ms. Laul has been responsible for performing air sampling, noise sampling, and fit testing.

In addition to safety and industrial hygiene, Ms. Laul has developed and performed ergonomic assessments for general industry personnel. Her responsibilities have included performing Job Hazard Analyses, site audits, and accident/incident investigations.

Ms. Laul has developed programs for such EHS topics as Hazard Communication, Lockout/Tagout, Confined Space entry, fall protection, crane/rigging safety, Hazmat, lab safety, emergency response and accident prevention.

Duration: 1 Hour

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