The third annual National Safety Stand-down will take place from May 2-6, 2016. It is to raise awareness of preventing fall hazards in construction. is this year’s theme.
Anyone who wants to prevent falls in the workplace can participate in the Stand-Down. In past years, participants included commercial construction companies of all sizes, residential construction contractors, sub- and independent contractors, highway construction companies, general industry employers, the U.S. Military, other government participants, unions, employer’s trade associations, institutes, worker interest organizations, and safety equipment manufacturers.
Find out more from OSHA about the stand down and what your company can do to participate. https://www.osha.gov/StopFallsStandDown/index.html
The 4th Edition of Dr. J. Nigel Ellis’ seminal book, Introduction to Fall Protection, now is available for purchase. This book has traced the development of fall protection in the United States since the 1st Edition was published in 1984.
The 4th edition guides you through current regulations, including Z359, and provides powerful tools to assist engineers as they design fall protection as Qualified Persons.
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