The True Story of Russ Youngstrom | A Near-Death Experience
This animated video chronicles the story of a man who fell 30 feet after disconnecting from his safety line. It also tells the perspective of his spouse and how she handled the trauma of this workplace incident.
Why are Falls Dangerous
This video will provide you with a better understanding of why falls in the workplace are so dangerous. You will hear from leading experts in the field and see what the possible negative outcomes are if you don't wear fall protection.
What is Fall Protection
In this video, you will learn what fall protection is at a basic level and what fall protection consists of. Topics include: evaluating fall hazards, fall protection systems and options, inspection, maintenance, and training.
History of Fall Protection
In this video, you will hear from an expert that helped establish fall protection rules and standards. He provides a timeline of the progression of equipment throughout the years and what led to improvements.
Aftermath of a Fall
This video will provide you a testimonial of what could happen if you don’t wear fall protection. Day-to-day struggles are shared by a man and his wife who were affected by a fall. Additionally, you will hear from a former claims adjuster who describes what could happen to your company in the event a fall should occur on your job site.
Who Needs Fall Protection?
This video will provide you with examples and testimonials from leading fall protection experts. You will learn about a number of topics such as hazard recognition, industries affected by falls, and common trigger heights.
Does Fall Protection Work?
This video will provide you with examples and testimonials from leading fall protection experts. You will learn about a number of examples showing that fall protection saves lives.
OSHA Fall Protection Standards
This video details employer responsibilities and Oregon OSHA standards as they relate to fall protection. We provide a tutorial on how to find them and other useful materials on the Oregon OSHA website.
Risk Assessment for Fall Hazards
This video will provide you with information to better understand what a risk assessment is and how to incorporate job site planning and fall protection. We define terms such as fall hazards and trigger heights and provide examples to help you digest the content.
Competent vs. Qualified Person in Fall Protection
What is the difference between competent and qualified people? This video covers the differences between the two as it relates to fall protection. You hear from a leading fall protection expert detailing who these people are, what they can do, and how to become one.
ABC's of Fall Protection
This video covers the basic components of active fall protection. The topics discussed include anchors, body support, connecting devices, and deceleration devices.
Falling Object Protection
Falling object hazards occur when employees are working above other employees. This video provides examples of falling object hazards and how to eliminate or reduce the exposure to them.
Overview of Fall Protection Options
Once you have identified fall hazards you need to select the appropriate solution. In this video, we discuss the four common fall protection strategies, which include: Fall Hazard Elimination, Fall Prevention, Fall Control, and Warning of Fall Hazards.
Elimination of Fall Hazards
This video covers the fall protection strategy of Elimination. We discuss various strategies that can eliminate fall hazards instead of putting workers at risk.
At a basic level, this video covers the fall protection strategy of Prevent. We cover several solutions including guardrails, hole covers, and fall restraint systems.
Controlling Fall Hazards
With the help of leading fall protection experts, we cover the fall protection strategy of control. We demonstrate various options, which include: Self-Retracting Lifelines (SRL’s), Fall Arrest, Positioning Devices, and Safety Nets.
Warning of Fall Hazards
This video covers the fall protection strategy of Warn. We only discuss solutions that are available on low slope roofs, which include: warning lines and safety monitor systems.
Inspection and Maintenance of Fall Protection Equipment
In this video, experts cover several aspects of inspection and maintenance of fall protection equipment. They discuss topics such as the frequency and importance of inspections and what to look for.
Donning a Fall Protection Harness
In this video, we demonstrate the major aspects that relate to fitting a fall protection harness. This includes harness design, fitting process, and the importance of fitting it correctly.
Fall Protection Anchors
This video introduces several styles of anchors, how they are used, and the importance of selecting the correct anchor for the job.
How to Calculate Fall Distance
In this video, we discuss how to calculate fall distance and why it’s important to do it correctly.
How to Rescue a Fallen Worker
In this video, we follow a fall protection expert as he demonstrates two styles of rescue and discusses important factors you should know about rescuing a fallen worker.
How to Inspect Fall Protection Equipment
In this video, we show several examples of what you should look for when inspecting your fall protection equipment.
Why Fall Protection Training is Important
In this video, we hear from experts as they describe the importance of fall protection training. They also share real-life examples including a legal case involving a lack of training.
Fall Protection Training Topics
In this video, experts share insights on topics that need to be covered in your fall protection training.
What is a Safety Culture? In this video, we discuss how to start and maintain a safety culture as well as the benefits of doing so.
Getting Started Using Fall Protection
How do you get started using fall protection? In this video, we discuss what you'll need, where to find resources, and why it is important to get started the right way.