Fall Protection


Fall protection is important because falls are a common cause of serious work-related injuries and deaths. Fall protection systems usually include three essential components: Guardrail systems Safety nets Personal fall arrest (PFA) systems Other components used when working on low-slope roofs include: Warning line systems Davit systems Safety monitoring systems Personal fall protection systems usually require workers to wear a full body harness with a connecting element such as a lanyard, flexible rope, or an anchor. Fall arrest and fall restraint harnesses may be used. A fall protection plan must include: The potential hazards to the worker The fall protection system being used Appropriate anchors to be used The clearance distance below the work area Inspection and maintenance

Compare Selected