What we should learn from the SRL recalls

The recent recalls of self-retracting lifelines (SRLs) by 3M and Honeywell have prompted some clients to ask, “Is the personal protective equipment industry struggling with quality issues?” While the back-to-back recalls are certainly disturbing, there is more to the story than a few PPE flaws. And, there is a lot more that you can do […]

LJB Safety Professionals Lead ANSI Standard Committees

The changing landscape of fall protection regulations and standards can make it very challenging for organizations to stay compliant and maintain effective safety programs. LJB is committed to having detailed knowledge of applicable regulations and standards so that we can assist clients to select compliant and practical solutions, while accounting for upcoming changes in equipment […]

Discussion on potential extension of force absorber

An interesting discussion recently came up on the ANSI/ASSE SH&E Standards Information Center group on LinkedIn.  With the group leader’s permission, I’m sharing it here to get the information out to more people. The Issue:  OSHA says that a fall arrest system should be designed so that maximum extension in case of a fall should […]