Guide to Fall Protection

Guide to Fall Protection

SMACNA

Description

This compliance manual covers OSHA's fall protection standard for the construction industry. It contains a complete overview of the regulation, a training checklist and certification form, a glossary of terms, and a reprint of the OSHA regulation from the Federal Register. Twenty fall protection toolbox talks appear in the back of the manual.

Details

Topic
Safety and Health
Media Type
Book
Publication Year
1995
Page Count
98

Table of Contents

The SMACNA Guide to Fall Protection
2
Foreword
3
1995 SMACNA Safety Committee
3
TABLE OF CONTENTS
5
SECTION 1 FALL PROTECTION
6
1.1 BACKGROUND
7
1.2 EMPLOYER RESPONSIBILITIES
7
1.3 OSHA ENFORCEMENT ON THE MULTI--EMPLOYER WORKSITE
8
SECTION 2 FALL PROTECTION SYSTEMS
11
2.1 CONVENTIONAL FALL PROTECTION SYSTEMS
12
2.1.1 Guardrail Systems
12
2.1.2 Personal Fall Arrest Systems
13
2.1.2.1 Lifelines
13
2.1.2.2 Lanyards
13
2.1.2.3 Deceleration Devices
13
2.1.2.4 Body Harnesses
13
2.1.2.5 Anchor Points
13
2.1.2.6 Positioning Device Systems
14
2.1.3 Safety Net Systems
14
2.1.4 Covers
15
2.1.5 Protection From Falling Objects
15
2.2 ALTERNATIVE FALL PROTECTION SYSTEMS
16
2.2.1 Written Requirements
16
2.2.2 Controlled Access Zones (CAZ)
17
2.2.3 Low--slope Roofs and Safety Monitoring Systems
17
2.2.4 How to Begin
17
2.2.5 Identifying the Hazards
18
SECTION 3 TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
20
3.1 TRAINING
21
3.1.1 Hazard Recognition
21
3.1.2 Conventional Fall Protection Systems
21
3.1.3 Alternative Fall Protection Systems
21
3.1.4 Low--slope Roofs
21
3.1.5 Materials Handling
21
3.2 WRITTEN CERTIFICATION OF TRAINING
22
FALL PROTECTION TRAINING CHECKLIST
23
APPENDIX A GLOSSARY
25
DEFINITIONS
26
APPENDIX B FALL PROTECTION STANDARD
30
APPENDIX C TOOLBOX TALKS
33
INDEX OF TOOLBOX TALKS SAFETY TALKS FALL PROTECTION
34
Toolbox Safety Talks
35
INTRODUCTION
36
TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL MEETINGS
36
FALL PROTECTION -- BACKGROUND
37
FALLS
38
SAFETY BEGINS AT HOME
39
HAZARD RECOGNITION
40
GUARDRAIL SYSTEMS
41
SAFETY NET SYSTEMS
42
BODY HARNESSES
43
LIFELINES
44
LANYARDS
45
ANCHOR POINTS
46
DECELERATION DEVICES
47
OVERHEAD PROTECTION
48
FALL PROTECTION PLANS
49
SAFETY MONITORING SYSTEMS
50
CONTROLLED ACCESS ZONES
51
FLOOR OPENINGS
52
CHOOSING THE PROPER EQUIPMENT
53
USE AND CARE OF EQUIPMENT
54
INSPECTION OF FALL PROTECTION SYSTEMS
55
RESCUE METHODS
56
Attendance List:
57