At what height do you need fall protection?
OSHA requires that fall protection be provided at elevations of four feet in general industry workplaces, five feet in shipyards, six feet in the construction industry and eight feet in longshoring operations.
What is a valid fall protection method?
Generally, fall protection can be provided through the use of guardrail systems, safety net systems, or personal fall arrest systems. … Each worker constructing a leading edge 6 feet or more above a lower level must be protected by guardrail systems, safety net systems, or personal fall arrest systems.
What are the two major types of fall protection harness buckles?
Modern fall protection harnesses feature different leg fasteners. You can choose from among pass-through buckle, tongue buckle, and quick-connect buckle.
What PPE is against fall protection?
Personal protective equipment (PPE) against falls from height protect the user against a danger leading to fatal accidents and it is classified according the Directive 89/686/EEC as “PPE of complex design”, commonly designated as “Category III PPE”.