Fall Protection

November 2020


Trends in ... fall protection

‘More than installing a guardrail’
It’s been nine years since the Fall Protection – General Requirements Standard (1926.501) moved to No. 1 on OSHA’s Top 10 list of most cited violations, knocking off the previous top-spot holder, Scaffolding (1926.451). And it has stayed in the top slot ever since. Why? Experts who spoke with Safety+Health had some thoughts to share on the subject.
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Kee Rigid Anchors fall arrest systems provide personal fall protection in tie-back applications such as suspended platforms, window washing, equipment tie-back, and general rooftop maintenance and repair operations.
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Safety helmet

The Vertex Vent helmet features a six-point suspension system that conforms to the wearer’s head. The CENTERFIT system encourages perfect centering of the helmet on the head with two side adjustment wheels.
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Fall protection system

The SRC360 Mobile Safety Rail System is an OSHA-compliant passive fall protection system. It’s designed to be used at or around leading-edge fall hazard areas.
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Horizontal lifeline

During a fall, the Guardian Retractable HLL will deploy an extending metal energy absorber designed to reduce peak loads to anchorage structures.
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Self-retracting device

PeakWorks’ SRL-54854-7-5LE is a 7.5-foot leading-edge dual self-retracting device. Designed with a more compact ladder hook and weighing 6.2 pounds, this device is among the lightest in the industry.
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Flatbed fall protection system

The SpeedGuard II is a flatbed side rail solution to keep your workers safe and your company compliant. The system fits in standard trailer pockets, has all the components necessary to provide protection on trailers up to 53 feet long and sets up in five to 10 minutes.
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