Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Fall-Protection articles below.
New Werner fall protection products include two upgraded anchorage connectors for working on both wood and metal structures and drop safety equipment to keep tools accessible and workers safe while working at height.
Mezzanine Safeti-Gates has added new ways to remotely control its Pivot and Open-Top safety gate models to ensure they can integrate with the increasing amount of technology used in industrial facilities.
For the ninth consecutive year, Fall Protection – General Requirements topped the list of OSHA’s most cited violations on the job.
The company expands its portfolio of SRLs for fall protection with the introduction of the compact retractable Bantam6.
The Ladder Leash tie off strap helps secure ladders from movement for ladder safety,
BIL-Guard 2.0 is a second generation safety railing system for fall protection around roof hatch openings.
OSHA announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for FY 2015 at the recent National Safety Council Congress & Expo.
More than one million workers expected to “Stand-Down” for OSHA fall safety initiative.
OSHA’s HazCom 2012 Standard revises how certain substances should be labeled. From the May 2013 issue.
The low to moderate levels of compliance with health and safety regulations have hindered the growth of the fall protection market in North America. However, with regulatory bodies cracking down on non-compliant companies, the market for fall protection gear is set to accelerate and reach $670.5 million in 2017 at a compound annual growth rate of 5.7%.
The proposed rulemaking would require improved worker protection from tripping, slipping, and falling hazards on walking and working surfaces.