Surviving The Fall: Proper Use Of Personal Fall Arrest Equipment
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Also available in Spanish
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Falling just a short distance can generate huge forces and cause injury, even
if you don't hit the ground. The proper use of fall protection equipment reduces
these forces and prevents injuries.
In this program, viewers will see fall protection equipment deployed in
actual fall events and learn the proper selection and use of these devices. In
addition to safe work practices, such as 100 percent tie-off techniques,
emphasis is placed on having a rescue plan in place should a fall occur.
Topics include selecting an anchor point, inspecting the harness and lanyard,
proper calculation of fall distance, specialized connection devices and the pros
and cons of lanyards vs. retractable lifelines.