Tag Archives: OSHA

Post-Frame R&T: Fall arrest system testing

CVR-FN0613

By Daniel P. Hindman  Ph.D., P.E., LEED Green Associate  / A fall is one of the most traumatic events that can happen on a jobsite. The effects of a fall, much like those of a wave spreading from a pebble … Read more »

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Safety Update: Fall protection and heat stress

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has recently addressed two significant safety and health issues of great importance to post-frame contractors: fall protection and heat stress. Fall protectionAn effective discussion of how fall-protection requirements affect the post-frame contractor cannot begin … Read more »

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NRCA to host fall protection classes throughout U.S.

The National Roofing Contractors Association will hold its Roofing Industry Fall Protection From A to Z class free of charge in various U.S. cities beginning Jan. 24, 2013, and ending May 30, 2013. Made available for free through an Occupational … Read more »

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OSHA postpones new fall-protection rule again

From Builder Online: It was supposed to go into effect on March 15. Then September 15. Then on December 15. Now, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has decided to postpone enforcement of new fall protection rules for residential construction … Read more »

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OSHA residential construction regulations compliance

Before Dec. 15, conduct an on-site compliance check. Confirm that workers elevated 6 feet or more above the lower level of a structure have OSHA-acceptable forms of fall protection. (This article originally appeared in the November 2012 issue of Occupational … Read more »

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NRCA releases fall-protection compliance program

The National Roofing Contractors Association has released its fall-protection compliance program, Serving up Safety: A Recipe for Avoiding Falls on the Job, a video program addressing the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s fall-protection requirements for roofing work, including requirements for … Read more »

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Safety Update: Effective safety training, Part 2

(Part 1 can be accessed by clicking here. ) / Emphasis should be placed on issues relevant to your business / By Gary Auman  Legal counsel for NFBA In January 2012, I wrote a Frame Building News article on effective … Read more »

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Delmar, DeWalt team up to publish handbooks

Delmar, part of Cengage Learning and a leading provider of learning solutions for ongoing career development and education, and DeWalt released handbooks on two of the most important topics in construction, code adherence and jobsite safety. The DeWalt Construction Safety … Read more »

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Research & Technology: Better fall prevention

Frame Building News cover June 2012

Testing of fall arrest anchors connected to post-frame trusses /  By Daniel P. Hindman, Ph.D. and Lori M. Koch, M.S., M.F. / Falls are an ever present hazard on construction sites and account for a disproportionate number of fatalities and … Read more »

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OSHA launches major fall prevention campaign

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched a nationwide outreach campaign to raise awareness among workers and employers about the hazards of falls from ladders, scaffolds and roofs. Falls were the leading cause of death in the construction industry … Read more »

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