Falls continue to be one of the leading causes of death in all industries. Falls are the number one killer in the construction industry and, slips/trips/falls continues to be one of the largest area for insurance claims. Most fatal falls occur between 5 and 15 feet, but can occur at any level.
The course will discuss:
- Various reasons for falls, both at heights and at same level.
- The hierarchy of fall protection from fall hazard analysis, fall prevention, and fall arrest techniques.
- Safety net systems will also be discussed, to include guidelines for usage and installation.
- General consensus standards, including ANSI A10 and Z359.
- OSHA Fall Protection standards, 29CFR1926 Subpart M, and sections of 29CFR1910.
- In addition, rescue and retrieval techniques will be reviewed.
- Fall protection devices, equipment, etc. will be reviewed thoroughly. This will include safety harnesses/belts, various lanyards, SRL’s (self-retracting lanyards), anchor points/techniques, lifelines and various other devices to include rope grabs, carabiners, rescue devices, etc.
- Equipment inspection techniques will also be discussed.
- Hands-on will occur as facilities will allow.
- Attendees will be provided time to inspect, don/doff the equipment and explain proper usage.
- The presentation will also provide scenarios to discuss, allowing for attendees to provide input and problem-solving.
- Understand reasons for fall injuries/fatalities.
- Learn the various regulations and standards.
- Learn fall hazard analysis and fall prevention.
- Learn differences and application of fall arrest equipment.
- Learn rescue and retrieval techniques.
- Learn how to train other workers on fall protection.
- Fall statistics
- Anatomy of falls
- Fall hazard analysis
- ANSI standards A10 & Z359
- OSHA standards
- Fall protection equipment
- Fall prevention techniques
- Fall arrest, positioning & restraint
- Rescue & retrieval
- Training techniques
Who Will Benefit:
Basically, any company with a facility could benefit from this:
- Oil/Gas facilities,
- Industrial facilities.
- Virtually all industrial facilities,
- Construction companies and any employers with maintenance personnel.
- Housekeeping, Cleaning Employees and Contractors.
- Crane Operators, Bridges, Buildings, Roads, Overpass or Freeway construction companies or workers etc…
As far as attendees who can benefit:
- Industry & Construction,
- Owners, CEO’s, Managers, Supervisors, Superintendents, Directors,
- Maintenance Managers,
- Safety Officers, Construction workers,
- Mechanical Contractors,
- PainterS / Paint companies