Falls and resulting injuries
in FALL PROTECTION - 15 Dec, 2015
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Fall arrest and lifeline roof anchors are specifically designed for providing fall protection to workers whose jobs involve, for example, exterior work on buildings and similar structures. Properly made safety equipment, including fall arrest anchors, will prevent falls and consequent injuries in the workplace.Click here to read more info about fall arrest system.

It’s important to note that thorough training is required for employees that will be performing their duties at heights as a result of the hazardous environments where they will be working, and employers are required to have proper fall protection policies. After fall arrest systems are installed, all staff members should receive hands-on training regarding the use of fall prevention equipment. Read more at http://www.weldingoutfitter.com/

Roof-mounted tieback anchors are a critical component of any four-step personal fall arrest system — anchorage, full-body harness, safety lanyard or lifeline, and deceleration device — and must adhere to OSHA regulations. Tieback anchors are required for all workers requiring rope skills to access work areas.


Roof repairs, painting jobs, and window washing services all require a comprehensive safety system because they involve a suspension. In addition to absorbing loads as part of a personal fall arrest system, single-point anchors enable workers to negotiate corners and three-way intersections. The chief use of roof-mounted tiebacks is for single-point tie-offs and horizontal lifeline usage for rope access. There are anchors for temporary or permanent installation designed for both flat and pitched roofs that … Read the rest..