It is estimated that approximately 8% of all work-related injuries leading to death are from falls. OSHA states that between 150- 200 deaths are accounted for each year from falls, along with 100,000 injuries. Many of these falls could have been prevented. Some of these deaths may have happened because the fall protection used was either faulty, not used correctly, or not even used at all. Fall protection can be defined as using controls in order to protect employees from falling, or if they do Read More +
There are umpteen adages and maxims that emphasize and embody the personality of an individual. Aphorisms like “clothes make a man”, “a man is known by the company he keeps” and “face is the index of mind” come instantly to mind. However, in the 21st century, professionalism has become the byword for exemplifying a man or woman’s persona. So, it’d not be out of place to express that ‘you’re what you do’ or to be precise, ‘what you do on a regular basis’. This truism Read More +
Safety training programs are important for construction companies and their workers. Some of the crucial reasons for considering a standard safety training program for your employees include: Avoid accidents One of the most important things a good safety program ensures is a reduction of the number of accidents at the workplace. This will keep the workers safer and prevent any tragedies from happening. It will also avoid the construction companies protected from costly legal complexities. Improved quality standard While performing the core operations when the Read More +
November 17, 2016, the new general industry fall protection rules were issued by OSHA and will go into effect on Jan 17, 2017. This massive industry-wide set of guidelines is mandatory even with delays that should be sewn up by July 2017. The new rule is an update to the walking-working surfaces standards of the past 45 years known as (29 C.F.R. 1910 SubpartD) as well as the personal protective equipment standards (29 C.F.R. 1910 Subpart I). OSHA stands for the Occupational Safety and Health Read More +
Beam Runner (http://www.beamrunner.com/), finely crafted personal anchoring and fall protection device, proudly made in the USA. Adjustable 1/4″ to 1″ Instructions: Step 1: Squeeze the handle and place the tool over the beam. Step 2: Turn the knob until the tool tightens on the beam. Step 3: Turn back 1/4 turn.