The ANSI Z359 Fall Protection Code – The Last 5 Years and More to Come

When it’s time to buy new fall protection equipment, the ANSI/ASSP Z359 standard—called the Fall Protection Code—is the most current and robust resource for information to ensure you purchase the right equipment to meet today’s standards. While ANSI is a voluntary consensus standard (not the law), it complements OSHA and provides much more specific guidance about the fall protection equipment being used in the market today.  

This session provides an overview of The Fall Protection Code and explains how you can use the requirements it provides for performance, design, training, inspection, use, and maintenance to make the most of your investment in fall protection equipment. The presenter, who is the Chair of the Z359 committee, provides tips for practical application of the standards for an effective fall protection program, as well as a preview of what’s coming next for the standards. 

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 August 6, 2020
2:00PM ET - 1:00PM CT - 11:00AM PT


Thomas Kramer, P.E., C.S.P. – Principal, LJB Inc.
Mr. Kramer is a safety consultant and structural engineer with 24 years of experience. As a dually registered professional engineer and certified safety professional, he has spent much of his career consulting with clients to reduce risk for workers at heights. He specializes in the assessment and design of fall protection systems, as well as fall protection program development and training.  Mr. Kramer is Chair of the ANSI Z359 Committee that develops fall protection consensus standards, and he chairs two subcommittees (ANSI Z359.1 and .17). He also serves as the president of the International Society for Fall Protection. He is widely considered to be a thought leader in the fall protection industry, having given more than 200 technical sessions and workshops on the topic. 


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.

Grace Industries
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Safety Rail Company is the premier manufacturer of free-standing, fall protection safety railings for flat roofs and other fall from height hazard areas. Our #1 priority at Safety Rail Company is creating an environment for workers that is safe, secure and productive by eliminating their exposure to fall hazards. Each of our safety products are third-party tested and certified to meet all applicable OSHA standards for fall protection namely 1910.29, 1926.500-503.

PS Safety Access™ is a division of PS Industries®, an industry-leading manufacturer of safety/fall-protection products, flood protection products (PS Flood Barriers™), industrial doors (PS Access Solutions™) and sneeze guards/portable shields (PS Public Protection™). With custom fabrication capabilities, our safety and fall-protection products help to keep employees safe and increase material handling efficiency. Simply put, our products are built to ensure that users get to go home every night. 

Levitt-Safety is a long-established Canadian health and safety company with an international presence. We are proud to offer unique working-at-heights products to the USA marketplace including LOBO and VRS. The LOBO work platform system is an alternative to scaffolding that you can easily tailor to your needs. VRS is a vertical rise staircase that adjusts to your desired height for improved safety. With over 80 years specializing in health and safety, you can trust Levitt-Safety with your workplace safety needs.

Duration: 1 Hour

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