Fall Protection – The More You Know: Understanding and Addressing Fall Risk

People accept all types of risks—such as flying, eating red meat, smoking—in part, because they understand what the risks are and believe the benefits outweigh the risks. With fall protection, people often assume that “tied off” equals protected, and overlook the risks associated with fall clearance, suspension trauma, swing fall, equipment misuse and limitations. This webinar illuminates the variety of variables involved in truly understanding fall risk. Participants will be armed with better information—as well as tips on fully understanding your unique risk—in order to make better choices.

Register below for this free webinar
DATE: August 7, 2019
TIME: 2:00PM ET - 1:00PM CT - 11:00AM PT

Speaker:

Kevin E. Wilcox, P.E., C.S.P. – Principal, LJB Inc.
Kevin is a professional structural engineer and certified safety professional who has more than 25 years of experience in fall protection consulting and design. He has expertise in fall hazard risk assessments, design and inspection of fall protection systems, and related training. He has specialized experience with fall protection issues for historic structures, museums and large federal institutions. Kevin led LJB’s initiatives to formalize an objective Fall Hazard Risk Assessment tool and to implement ANSI Z359 system certification guidelines. He holds both a bachelor's and a master's degree in civil engineering.

Sponsors:

MSA - The Safety Company
WE KNOW WHAT’S AT STAKE. Unpredictable work environments are often part of the job. That’s why it’s critically important to have the right safety equipment at the moment it matters most. MSA’s complete lines of safety solutions help protect those workers at the heart of your operation. www.MSAsafety.com

Kee Safety, Inc.
Whether it’s up on the roof for railings, lifelines, walkways, and anchors, or getting in on the ground floor with safety barriers, railing kits, self-closing gates, and machine guards, Kee Safety provides a wide range of OSHA-compliant safety solutions to separate your workers from occupational hazards. www.keesafety.com

3M - Fall Protection
With its history of innovation and excellence, 3M Fall Protection offers its customers the quality products, expertise and service of the trusted 3M™ DBI-SALA® and 3M™ Protecta® Fall Protection brands. With 3M Fall Protection equipment, you can help elevate your employees’ safety and comfort to new heights. www.3M.com/FallProtection

Duration: 1 Hour

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