Lifting Gear Safety and Other OSHA Safety Protocols

Written by Economic Development Jobs on September 27, 2016. Posted in Material handling industry, Socket termination, Spelter socket termination

Rigging hardware

Due to the efforts of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), there are more safety measures in place within the construction and related businesses. The three-step process devised by OSHA is plan, provide, and train. OSHA’s fall protection courses, rigging courses and relevant certifications need to be completed in order to work on specific types of sites and with specific types of equipment, such as lifting gear.

Fall Arrest Systems

There are two types of fall arrest systems being implemented. The first is a general fall arrest system such as a net; the second system is a lifeline, which is a personal fall arrest system.

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