We often get asked the question "When do I need to get rid of my harness"?
Play Ball! Words heard across North America the past few weeks as a herald of spring.
Fall protection in the world of residential construction is changing. What exactly are the changes and what can you do about it?
Some of you may not know this, but there actually three different levels and degrees of fall protection. And OSHA likes them in a particular order.
Today is tax day... Son of a... Mailed! Anywho, it's tax day. I wanted to take the time to make a brief announcement about fall protection and money.
Hey, let's jump back on the OSHA bandwagon and see what those crazy guys have to say about snap hooks. Sure, most of us take them for granted, but there are some very important tidbits to learn.
One of the things I don't really cover on this blog is the day to day distribution of OSHA fines. It feels too much like the paparazzi for me, but I still think we can learn a few things from them. The fines, not the paparazzi.
Well, my wife would laugh at the term "duty" because she is a sucker for potty jokes. But the duty to have fall protection is a serious business to OSHA. What does OSHA have to say about this? How about we give you the cliff notes!
Did you know that OSHA has definitions for fall protection? Well, they do. And actually, they 're really the definitive definitions. If that makes sense. So, we thought we'd start you off by introducing you to some basic terminology...
In our series of brief introductions to the policies and guidelines from OSHA and ANSI... That sounds like it could be a kid's show doesn't it?
(Cue: Announcer Voice) "And now get ready for another crazy adventure with OSHA & ANSI in the Land of Lanyards!"
Here's what the have to say...
Once again it is time for some regulation review. This week we'll be going over some basic regulations for fall protection harnesses straight from the brain trusts at OSHA.