Fall Protection Can Save Your Life.
Falls are one of the leading causes of fatalities in the construction industry (according to OSHA).
Ram Tool knows how important it is to use safety equipment properly. That’s why we have a team of safety specialists who can teach you about Fall Protection Awareness.
If you are interested in learning more about this please email [email protected] and one of our safety specialists will be in touch with you.
OSHA Safety Steps.
Falls can be prevented with proper training and use of equipment. Some steps that OSHA suggests are to Plan, Provide, and Train.
PLAN: Always plan ahead in order to get the job done safety & properly. Many jobs require workers to work from heights whether it be from scaffolding, ladders, or roofs. There are precautions that can be taken in order to ensure workers’ safety.
PROVIDE: Be sure to provide the right safety equipment to all personnel that will be working from high places. There is a variety of safety equipment available for specific types of jobs, and this should be taken into consideration when estimating the cost of a job.
TRAIN: Equipment is useless unless used PROPERLY. Training on all safety equipment is necessary to make sure that those using it are doing so in accordance with the regulations. They should also be trained on hazard recognition.
For additional information from OSHA visit: https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/fallprotection/