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Our articles are updated regularly to keep you informed on the latest resources and best safety practices to help protect workers when performing tasks at height.

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    This Is Why OSHA’s No. 1 Violation Never Changes

    Oct 13, 2021
    • Standards
    • Construction
    • Risk Assessment & Management
    • OSHA/Law
    • Fall Protection
    Fall protection has been No. 1 on OSHA’s top 10 list of violations since 2011. Why is that and how should you respond? Expert Thom Kramer, P.E., CSP, explains.
  • Fall protection harness

    What the Updated Z359.11 Standard Means for Full Body Harnesses

    Jun 14, 2021
    • Fall Protection
    • Standards
    • Education
    The recently updated ANSI/ASSP Z359.11-2021 standard establishes requirements for the performance, design, marking, qualification, instruction, training, test methods, inspection use, maintenance and removal from service of full body harnesses.
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    ASSP’s Fall Protection Toolbox Supports OSHA’s Stand-Down

    Apr 28, 2021
    • Standards
    • OSHA/Law
    • Press Release
    • Education
    • Advocacy
    • Fall Protection
    • Construction
    ASSP has introduced fall protection courses and new online safety resources to help safety professionals recognize the eighth annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction on May 3-7. The campaign is led by OSHA.


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