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Working At Height :

Working At Height 

What is Work at Height?:

What is Work at Height? Work in any place from which a person could fall a distance is liable to cause personal injury

Working At Height:

Working At Height A place is 'at height' if a person could be injured falling from it, even it is at or below ground level. 'Work' includes moving around at a place of work.

Fall Protection:

Fall Protection Falls from height is the biggest killer on construction sites. The following section provides advice for WORKING SAFELY

Fall Protection:

Fall Protection If you work 4 feet or more above the ground, then you know that requires you to have a fall arrest system in place

What is Fall Protection?:

What is Fall Protection? Fall protection is the backup system planned for a worker who could loose his or her balance at height, in order to control or eliminate injury potential.

Why are these rules important?:

Why are these rules important? These safety regulations have been made to prevent the Deaths and Injuries caused by falls at work

A Fall Arrest System:

A Fall Arrest System A fall arrest system is employed when a worker is a risk of falling from an elevated position

Fall Protection Systems :

Fall Protection Systems Fall protection systems consist of devices that arrest a free fall or devices that restrain a worker in a position to prevent a fall from occurring.

Fall Arrest System:

Fall Arrest System 1. Tie-off Point 2.Lifeline 3.Rope Grab 4.Shock-Absorbing Lanyard 5.Cross-Arm Strap 6.Retractable Lifeline 7.Full-Body Harness 8.Restraining Belt 9.Restraining Lanyard 10.Carabiner

A positioning System:

A positioning System A positioning system restrains the elevated worker, preventing him from getting into a hazardous position where a fall could occur, and also allows hands-free work. Both systems have three components: harnesses or belts, connection devices and tie-off points.

Fall Arrest System:

Fall Arrest System

Positioning System:

Positioning System 1.Tie-off Point 2.Lifeline 3.Rope Grab 4.Shock-Absorbing Lanyard 5.Cross-Arm Strap 6.Retractable Lifeline 7.Full-Body Harness 8.Restraining Belt 9.Restraining Lanyard 10.Carabiner

Do the Rules apply to you?:

Do the Rules apply to you? The Regulations apply to all work at height where there is a risk of a fall liable to cause personal injury.

RISK AT WORKSITE:

RISK AT WORKSITE AREA HAZARD REMADIAL ACTION WORKING AT HEIGHT Fall from height Properly made access & egress by means of stair, ladders, scaffolds & platform. -Handrail, mid rail with toe guard. -Safety belt to all workmen -Proper anchorage of safety belt to permanent structures. -Guy rope for anchoring lifeline of safety belt for safe horizontal movement at height. Fall of material from height Suitable guard or safety net to be provided.

Precautions:

Precautions Avoid risks from Fragile Surfaces Prevent Falling Objects Warn about Danger Areas Inspect work equipment Persons at work should: Follow instructions and training Advise employer of hazards/risks to health and safety

SAFETY SIGNS:

SAFETY SIGNS

DON’T LOSE YOUR LIFE:

DON’T LOSE YOUR LIFE Is better to lose one minute in life... than to lose life in a minute.

Quiz Time!:

Quiz Time! 1. Fall Protection is a backup system designed to protect a worker from a fall from height. a. True b. False 2. Falls from heights are the most commonly reported of all falls. a. True b. False

Quiz Time!:

Quiz Time! 3. Construction, maintenance and tree trimming workers are some of the earlier users of fall protection. a. True b. False 4.The D-ring attachment for the body harness must be located near the front center of the body directly over the breast bone . a. True b. False

Quiz Time!:

Quiz Time! 5.The full-body harness is the primary means of fall protection in general industry and construction. a. True b. False

THANK YOU:

THANK YOU

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