Fall Protection Toolbox
Working at height can be a hazardous job and remains a leading cause of injuries and OSHA citations Our resources can help you address these challenges by understanding how to properly design, implement and use fall protection systems to advance your safety programs, help you increase efficiency and stay OSHA compliant.
Beginner – Creating a Fall Protection Plan
To be OSHA compliant you must take the necessary steps to protect workers performing tasks at 4 feet or more, depending on industry, above ground level.
Article: Safety News You Need: Fall Protection – Learn the latest tools you can use to reduce work-at-height risks.
Podcast #23: The Fall Protection Code – Learn about the full line of ANSI/ASSP Z359 standards and how they fit in your fall protection plan.
Webinar: Fall Protection Critical Aspects Learn the important components of fall protection systems
Webinar: Fall Protection in Construction Hear a high-level review of fall protection definitions, responsibilities and topics
Live Virtual Classroom: Effective Fall Protection Programs | 1.4 CEUs – Learn through hands-on exercises how to best make the critical decisions required to protect workers at height
Intermediate – Implementing Industry Best Practices
Elevate your safety program to incorporate the latest industry best practices. Implementing consensus safety standards can help increase efficiency in your workplace and help you stay OSHA compliant.
Free Download: The Fall Protection Code: - Your guide to helping protect workers at heigh, the ANSI/ASSP Z359.1-2020 The Fall Protection Code provides an overview of the full line of Z359 standards.
Article: Four Steps of Designing an Effective Fall Protection System - These steps can help you make sure your employees have the right equipment, know how to operate it and keep it in good working order
Podcast #7: Protecting Workers at Height - Join Kevin Denis, member of the Z359 standards committee, to learn how industry consensus standards can help keep workers safe at height.
Standards: ANSI/ASSP Z359.2 – Minimum Requirements for a Managed Fall Protection System
Online Course: Managed Fall Protection | 2.1 CEUs – Build the knowledge you need to implement a comprehensive managed fall protection program supported by the included standard: ANSI/ASSP Z359.2-2017
Advanced – Proper Equipment Use and Training
Insufficient anchorage strength and inappropriate anchorage connection are two common mistakes made with fall protection equipment. Learn how to properly inspect, use and anchor your fall protection equipment for optimum results.
Article: Proper Anchorage - Familiarize yourself with the different anchorage connector types and select the appropriate anchor points.
Podcast #31: Self-Retracting Devices: The Fall Protection Lifeline – Dan Henn of the Z359 committee explains the role and best practices for using of self-retracting devices.
Podcast #32: Fall Protection Anchorage – Greg Small of the Z359 committee talks about the important role of fall protection anchorage in protecting workers operating at height.
Webinar: Training Employees to Use a Full-Body Harness – Regina McMichael and Thom Kramer share their expertise on how to teach workers to correctly use a full body harness.
Online Self-Paced Course: Fall Protection Equipment Course | 3.0 CEUs – Develop your knowledge of the most common types of fall protection equipment. Includes four ANSI/ASSP Z359 standards.
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Our articles, podcasts and free webinars are updated regularly to keep you informed on the latest best safety practices to help keep workers safe when performing tasks at height.
Article: Four Steps of Designing an Effective Fall Protection System These steps can help you make sure your employees have the right equipment, know how to operate it and keep it in good working order.
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Podcast #57: Improving Your Fall Protection Training Program – Listen to our latest episode to learn how to train your workers to operate safely when working at height.
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Fall Protection Critical Aspects - Learn the important components of fall protection systems from Thom Kramer, Chair of the Z359 Committee
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Standards and Technical Publications
Referencing fall protection standards and technical publications, safety professionals can implement the latest best practices to identify risks, prevent injuries and create a comprehensive program to keep workers safe.
The ANSI/ASSP Z359 series of fall protection and fall restraint standards address identifying and abating hazards through a variety of fall protection equipment, systems, and training programs.
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ANSI/ASSP A10 standards cover safety requirements for a wide range of activities related to construction and demolition operations from erecting scaffolding, to handling explosives, to pouring concrete.
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The A1264 standards establish provisions for safe working and walking environments where potential for slips, trips and falls exist.
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Take the CPWR Fall Protection Survey
OSHA’s National Safety Stand-down for Fall Protection
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