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ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 Dropped Objects Prevention Standard, A Review


9/27/18 12:00 pm to 9/27/18 1:00 pm CDT

Event Description

For the safety-conscious company working at height. A review and highlight of the key requirements in dropped objects prevention, including:

  • Existing guidance before the standard
  • Key information about ANSI/ISEA 121-2018
  • Implications for the typical company working at height
  • Steps to take to ensure compliance

Each year, approximately 28,000 injuries are caused by falling objects – the leading nonfatal occupational cause of injuries requiring hospitalization. Dropped objects threaten workers’ lives and cost businesses thousands of dollars in labor hours and repair costs. Tool tethers help increase safety and reduce the costs associated with injuries from dropped objects. With the new ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 standard, there now is a clear way to ensure all tool tethering products on your site meet the same design, performance and testing criteria.

Join Ty-Flot for a webinar discussing the importance of the new ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 standard and learn how working at height just got safer. We’ll discuss categories that the new standard covers, as well as what this means to you as an individual working at height. Make sure you are prepared for compliance and learn how to get involved with next-generation safety at heights. Sign up today.


Virginia Battles-Leavitt, Global Vice President of Sales, Ty-Flot

Virginia Battles-Leavitt started with Ty-Flot three-and-a-half years ago, first as a consultant and then as the full-time global VP of sales. She has been working in either a marketing or sales position for more than 30 years, in many different sectors. Virginia was heavily involved in the ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 drafting process and is actively involved with ISEA as a member. She has been instrumental in spreading the Ty-Flot story of innovation, as well as contributing significantly to the advances in dropped object safety.


Kevin Druley, Associate Editor, Safety+Health magazine.

Kevin covers worker safety for Safety+Health.



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