Fall Protection Training
Coming in June – 2022
By Gus Strats – Summit Anchor Company, Inc. March 31st, 2022
Edited by – Keisha Winston
Falls are among the most common causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. So protecting workers from falls at job sites is serious business. But how can your workers and managers learn fall protection best practices? Summit Anchor Company is here to help.
Is fall protection training required?
If you work in a general industry* around “unprotected sides or edges that are at least 4 feet above a lower level.” YES fall protection training is an OSHA requirement. This means that anyone on a worksite is required to have fall protection training. Knowing how fall protection equipment works and how to properly use it is essential to employee safety.
Who is responsible for employees fall protection training?
“The employer shall provide a training program for each employee who might be exposed to fall hazards. The program shall enable each employee to recognize the hazards of falling and shall train each employee in the procedures to be followed in order to minimize these hazards,” says OSHA.
Did you know that Summit Anchor offers fall protection training? And you don’t have to be one our anchorage customers to use our services. We provide on-site classes customized to your job site’s fall hazard risks.
We’d love to work with your team to make your site as safe as possible.
Click on link for more information about fall protection training requirements and available classes Summit offers.
Note: *OSHA uses the term “general industry” to refer to all industries not included in agriculture, construction or maritime. General industries are regulated by OSHA’s general industry standards, directives, and standard interpretations.
Whether your project is in Athens, Greece or Anchorage, Alaska, or all points in between, we are your full service fall protection provider.
Call Summit Anchor Company today to speak with one of our representatives.