Why Require Fall Protection Training Phoenix AZ?

Written by Small Business Magazine on July 26th, 2016. Posted in Fall protection courses, Lifting devices, Wire rope dead end

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There are hundreds of injuries, illnesses, and even deaths each year due to accidents in the workplace. Construction sites are the most common source of workplace injuries and deaths. For that reason, OSHA works with businesses to ensure they are doing their part to provide employees with a safe work environment.

OSHA uses a three-step process to prevent falls that could be dangerous or even life-threatening. The three steps are to plan, provide, and train. Companies need to plan for potential hazards. They need to provide their employees with the safety equipment needed to protect themselves, and they need to train their employees on best practices to stay safe and avoid injuries.

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Ensuring Job Safety With the Right Equipment and Training

Written by Small Business Magazine on March 9th, 2016. Posted in Fall protection courses, Sheave block calculation, Wire cable

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Over 40 years ago, there were a reported 10.9 worker injuries per every 100 workers each year. By five years ago, that number had reduced to 3.4 incidents per 100 workers. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has laid out mandatory personal fall arrest system requirements to help reduce these numbers even further. Employers are required to provide employees with adequate fall protection equipment, such as ladders, scaffolds, and safety gear; and requisite training such as fall arrest training or rigging certification. OSHA recommends a three step process to prevent falls in workplaces: Plan, provide, and train.

  1. Plan

    By planning ahead, employers and employees can prepare how to accomplish a job in the safest manner possible. Before starting work on a project