Fall Protection: Real World Training and Equipment Needed to Protect Your Workers

Fall Protection leads OSHA’s Top 10 List of the most frequently cited violations for fiscal year 2019.  OSHA publishes this list each year so employers are aware that far too many preventable injuries occur at worksites most commonly from the lack of, or no, fall protection and the absence of properly trained personnel, Authorized Person(s), who work from heights and who wear or use fall protection equipment.

In this webinar, we will discuss (i) the “Authorized Person” and OSHA 1910.130 training requirements  for Authorized Person(s); (ii) the hierarchy of fall protection, eliminating the hazard, passive system, fall restraint, fall arrest and administrative control, (iii) the basic principles of fall protection including primary vs secondary protection and rescue and descent, leading edge vs sharp edge, and (iv) the latest equipment available to ensure Authorized Persons are fully protected before working in a hazardous environment .

By attending this webinar, attendees will:

1. Understand the definition of an Authorized Person and the real world training required
2. Understand the hierarchy and the basic principles of fall protection
3. Become knowledgeable on the newest fall protection technology

Register below for this free webinar:
February 13, 2020
TIME: 2:00PM ET - 1:00PM CT -11:00AM PT


Chris Koester is the owner of Priority One Safe-T, LLC, an emergency response and standby rescue services and training firm for industrial and manufacturing companies. He is also a captain with the Springfield, MO Fire Department and has over 21 years of experience as a volunteer and career firefighter. He holds numerous firefighting and instructor certifications, and is an adjunct instructor for the Northeast Technology Center, and University of Missouri Fire and Rescue Training Institute. Chris has been a Hazardous Materials Technician for over 15 years and is a member of the Southwest Missouri Incident Support Team, the Hazardous Materials Training and Research Institute (HMTRI), the Partnership for Environmental Technology Education (PETE), the Community College Consortium for Health & Safety Training (CCCHST), the National Institute of Environmental Health and Safety (NIEHS), the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) and the Joplin Safety Alliance. Chris can be reached at [email protected]


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. 3M.com/FallProtection

Honeywell Miller
Fall Protection continues to be the number one cited hazard from OSHA. For over 75 years, Honeywell Miller has been protecting workers at height. To us, it’s more than just a job. Our mission since 1944 has been training and getting workers home safe to their families. Our equipment puts the worker first with comfortable, breathable and durable protection. Whether you're looking for harnesses, self-retracting lifelines, or horizontal and vertical lifeline systems, Honeywell's fall protection equipment is engineered and manufactured to keep workers safe, help maintain range of motion and keep you compliant.  https://explore.honeywell.com/miller-75?utm_source=Website_events&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=2002_OHS_Fall_Protection_Web_USA_EN

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

KPA is a leading provider of EHS and workforce compliance software and services for mid-sized businesses. KPA solutions enable clients to identify, remedy, and prevent workplace safety and compliance problems across their enterprise. The combination of KPA’s Vera Suite software platform, EHS consulting services, and award-winning training content helps organizations minimize risk so they can focus on what's important—their core business. For over 30 years, KPA has helped 10,000+ clients achieve regulatory compliance, protect assets, and retain top talent. www.kpaonline.com/ehs-solutions

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