Fall Protection Systems – 3 Critical Ways To Keep Factory Workers Safe

May 2, 2014, 2:18 pm | by Ray Nardo

Factory Floor Fall Safety Netting and LifelinesAccording to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2012, there were 544 fall-related fatalities. Of those cases, about one in four occurred from a fall of 10 feet or fewer. This statistic suggests something rather stark: It doesn’t take a whole lot of distance for a workplace accident to be fatal. As the person responsible for safety at your factory, you’re likely aware of the gruesome statistics. But, are you fully informed of all the various ways that fall protection systems keep your personnel safe? Read more.

Rooftop Fall Protection – 3 Essential Methods For Protecting Workers

April 25, 2014, 11:19 am | by Ray Nardo

Rooftop Fall Protection OSHA RegulationsRooftop fall protection is a necessity for keeping your workers safe while they perform tasks atop buildings. OSHA 1926.501(b)(1) states: “Unprotected sides and edges. Each employee on a walking/working surface (horizontal and vertical surface) with an unprotected side or edge which is 6 feet (1.8 m) or more above a lower level shall be protected from falling by the use of guardrail systems, safety net systems, or personal fall arrest systems.”  Read more.