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Facilitating health and safety measures by Innes Donaldson





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Working at heights is a very dangerous job; a lot of people have fallen off buildings and suffered serious injuries. Any type of work being conducted at height is risky, that's why it is essential to have proper height safety systems in place. The type of safety systems that should be used depends on the type of job that needs to be done as well as on the type of safety measures of the working facility. This is the reason why it is essential not only to have the proper height safety systems in place but also to train personnel so they understand the risks and hazards involved in their working facility.

Fall prevention. This is the number one priority of any height safety system, which is why close analysis of the height needs to be carried out. Thus, wherever a fall might occur, a guardrail system should be installed. Additionally, a guard should be installed to prevent objects being kicked off the roof. Remember, accidents can also occur when materials fall off the roof and hit someone walking by. Anchor points should also be used especially in situations where guardrails are impractical or the roof has the even the smallest incline. Thus, workers equipped with a harness and the right length lanyards are less exposed to the risk of a fall.

Height safety equipment. These are usually associated with two main types: general height safety and fall arrest. Some examples are nets and personal fall arrest such as lifelines, fall protection harness, and lanyards. Fall arrest systems often will include a full body harness and connecting devices between the harness and the anchorage point. If a fall occurs, the full body harness distributes the impact throughout the body and keeps the worker in an upright position.

Fall arrest equipment. These are equipments that are used to provide fall restraint where the equipment prevents the user from reaching the fall area. There are actually numerous types of height safety equipment available in order to prevent accidents while working from heights; probably the most frequently used piece of equipment is often a fall restraint system.

Fall prevention training. A working facility can have the best equipment in the world or the most innovative height safety systems installed, but it will be useless if the employees don't know how to use them properly and aren't aware of the hazards. In a fall protection and prevention training course, you learn about various systems employed to achieve a perfect fall prevention and protection. Working at height safety training may also qualify you to get a working at height job while giving the relevant skills necessary to make a successful and safe working environment.

Fall Safety Awareness. Continuous awareness of fall dangers and compliance with all safety regulations should always be regarded as conditions of employment. Employers know that falls from height are one of the leading causes of death and serious injury in the work place, with a high personal cost to families and the subsequent financial cost to businesses. That's why it is important to provide the best fall protection, height safety training, continuously develop new ideas, understanding and implementation of new techniques to have a height safety standard in your working facility.

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