Falls are one of the most serious hazards in the roadway and construction industry, and remains one of OSHA’s most cited violations. This safety webinar provides a comprehensive overview of a fall prevention program, covering key issues in the selection and use of fall protection in bridge construction, inspection, and maintenance. Speaker Van Howell, an experienced safety instructor, provides guidance on how to best select, implement, and maintain a standard fall prevention system . Topics include fall protection systems, how to select fall protection, OSHA standards, how to selection personal fall arrest systems (PFAS), lanyards and connectors, self-retracting lifelines, horizontal lifelines, swing falls, suspension trauma, and fall rescue planning.
This webinar was presented by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association, under a Work Zone Safety Grant provided by the Federal Highway Administration. The webinar was held on May 12, 2017.
Topics: Falls; Worker Safety