Reducing Fall Hazard Risk: Use Less Personal Protective Equipment

For this year’s National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, I’m sharing the top five ways to reduce fall hazard risk, based on more than a quarter century of fall protection consulting. You can check out the first way here and the second here. The third: Use Less Personal Protective Equipment. People are often […]

Avoiding Fall Protection Equipment Misuse

I just received a message from a client that said, “even though a contractor has a ‘competent person’ for fall protection, the use of the equipment is not only being done wrong, but is grossly misunderstood.”  Unfortunately, this is often a reality. With information from training courses, reading regulations and reviewing manufacturers’ instructions, fall protection […]