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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 26–29, 2016
Paper Number: ASSE-16-551
... Z359.12 standard—are frequently used because they are large and can connect to many objects. This type of equipment is often preferable because it eliminates the need for an additional anchorage connector. While this is convenient, it can be dangerous since a worker's anchorage of choice may...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-665
...? The list of questions goes on and on. The discussion usually ends with the worker and employer not having a feasible solution to address anchorages, other than the advice to "hook to something that will hold your truck". In a perfect world every single location where a worker may anchor a fall protection...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-518
... choice for addressing unexpected fall protection needs. If PPE is the selected option, the following lists provide some recommendations on things to do and things to avoid when implementing PPE. Things to do Conduct anchorage survey: this helps supervisors and users easily understand where acceptable...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-617
... Fall Arrest Systems at significant heights, it is "frighteningly" obvious that we have more than enough clearance, no matter what type of Fall Arrest System we are using. We focus on having the right equipment, system and anchorage. There is truly no safety reason why we must accurately know...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-519
..., the standard requires a statement indicating that a Qualified Person must be consulted before making modifications to a system. These are basic, but critical, items to help ensure that systems are used within the limitations of their design. 2. Anchorages When evaluating anchorages, the default question people...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-567
... mechanism flexibility geometrically compatible connection anchor location transverse loading incompatible connection connector anchorage examination .Session No. 567 Compatibility: Your Connection Kevin Denis Training Manager Gravitec Systems, Inc. Bainbridge Island, WA Introduction Workers...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2011
Paper Number: ASSE-11-719
... will be explored and contrasted with the idea that all hazards can be "engineered out" of a situation. anchorage employer safety fall arrest rope descent system passive fall protection fall hazard protection workplace scaffold fall protection program requirement fall protection hazard fall...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-690
..., it provides a "roadmap" that can guide you through the critical elements of a fall protection program. information incident investigation effectiveness us government army corps procedure engineer contractor fall protection program fall hazard anchorage knowledge management requirement fall...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-667
... they are still on the drawing board. You can control those hazards through PPE/engineered anchorages, training and maintaining Pro-active vs. Reactive Do you or others have to wait for a fall death before acting? Too many do. OSHA and NIOSH seem to study categories of work fall deaths exceeding 20 fatalities per...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 28–July 1, 2009
Paper Number: ASSE-09-617
... Identification of fall hazards including conducting fall hazard surveys Knowledge of the fall protection regulations and standards Identification of anchorages and understanding of the hierarchy of control Calculation of fall clearance distances Understanding of use and rescue procedures Hands...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-545
.... The entire system is only as strong as the weakest link. The anchorage should be a very secure structure, such as a beam, column or large truss above the casualty. Try to select an anchorage other than what may have been used to arrest the fall of the casualty, as it may have been compromised...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-667
... This paper is for safety professionals who are organizing their Fall Protection (FP) Programs with Competent Persons and especially Qualified Persons (QP) to meet the Z359 new family of standards. What the Fall Protection Code says regarding Anchorages and Qualified Persons Qualified...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference, June 24–27, 2007
Paper Number: ASSE-07-0175
... a fellow employee slipped and fell, hanging briefly from it. Because of the angle of the machinery and its height, the anchorage is positioned on a beam between the machine being worked on and the wall. The anchorage was installed by one of the company technicians last year. As the worker hunches over...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference, June 24–27, 2007
Paper Number: ASSE-07-0803
...Session No. 641 Fall Protection: Certified Vs. Non-Certified Anchorages Tracey K. Riepenhoff, P.E., C.S.P. Managing Principal LJB Inc. Lima, Ohio While many new topics are addressed in the draft ANSI Z359 fall protection standard, one of the critical concepts presented is certified and non...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference, June 24–27, 2007
Paper Number: ASSE-07-0977
... and ability to stop work 6. Inspection of fall protection systems and their proper use (Qualified Persons are responsible to inspect Horizontal Lifeline Systems) including equipment that has experienced a fall Qualified Persons must be knowledgeable in anchorage requirements and design to validate a fall...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 12–15, 2005
Paper Number: ASSE-05-546
... and money, the engineered system can be achieved, of course, meets OSHA and ANSI standards for safety. Together with engineering the system into the workplace for approved anchorages, good training demonstrates the merits and drawbacks of the system, there is every reason why the system should work. Ideally...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 9–12, 2002
Paper Number: ASSE-02-644
... and inspection and training for situations at height are the keys to a strong safety program related to elevated work, followed by periodic worker testing before the work begins, and diligent observation. Proper anchorage selection, engineering and installation are paramount to the safety of those performing...

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