Per OSHA Fall Protection regulations, “Employers are required to assess the workplace to determine if the walking/working surfaces on which employees are to work have the strength and structural integrity to safely support workers.”
In order to prevent accidents at high altitudes the utilization of personal fall protection is often employed as a precautionary measure to protect workers. Implementation of intercept by restraint of fall arrest systems helps to mitigate accidental falls from dangerous elevations, from an access point, or leading edge, on a roof, building, walkway, or other potentially hazardous location.
Fall protection in all workplaces and traffic routes need to be higher than 1m above the ground or a sufficient level. This also applies to hatches, skylights and openings of any kind. Locations specifically include, but are not limited to:
- Controlled Access Zones
- Evacuation Areas
- Leading Edges
- Holes (Including Skylights)
Personal Fall Arrest Systems
Personal Fall Arrest Systems typically consist of some form of anchorage, connectors, and a body belt, or body harness, and may include a deceleration device, lifeline, or suitable combinations. Under certain Whatever the safety application need, an OSHA compliant solution can be found within the Kee Safety categories of personal fall protection products. Explore our personal fall protection products below.