FAQs on new OSHA Fall Protection Regulations: Vol. 2 – Roof Work

This second entry in our blog series on new OSHA fall protection regulation focuses on common questions related to low-slope roof work. See Volume 1 for information on safe working distance from a roof edge. How do we protect workers when accessing and traveling to a work area on a low-slope roof? From a strict […]

FAQs on new OSHA fall protection regulations – Blog series, Volume 1

Now that the new OSHA rule on Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systems (29 CFR 1910 Subparts D&I) has been out for more than eight months, many organizations are still working to understand and implement required changes to their fall protection programs. Our team at LJB has been working to educate our clients and friends […]

LJB Announces Fall Protection Webinar Series

Based on the changing landscape of fall protection standards and related equipment updates, LJB has developed a bimonthly webinar series to help organizations protect their workers at heights.  The remaining topics and schedule for the year are listed below, and you can register by clicking on active links. If you would prefer to be added to our direct […]

What Is The Safe Distance to an Unprotected Roof Edge?

Safe distance to an unprotected roof edge is a common area of misunderstanding when discussing fall protection.  To put it plainly—there isn’t a safe distance.  In principal, I agree with those who say that as you increase the distance to an unprotected edge, you decrease the probability of a fall.  However, it’s important to remember […]