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OSHA is Making a Push for Residential Fall Protection in South Eastern United States

Region 4 in the South East has been ramping up their efforts of enforcing residential fall protection over the past 12 months. But in recent weeks during the NIOSH/OSHA Stand Down campaign it has become clearer that this topic is front and center on their program.News Clip

It can be seen through the official OSHA Data …

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When Organizations Outgrow Their Safety Programs | Safety content from EHS Today

Whether your organization is growing internally or through mergers or acquisitions, shifting direction or simply experiencing the world-wide change of generations, you might be outgrowing your current safety capacity.

Source: When Organizations Outgrow Their Safety Programs | Safety content from EHS Today

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McCarthy Building Co. Protecting thier Framers with Superior Fall Protection

McCarthy Building Co. Protecting thier Framers with Superior Fall Protection

Just finished working with McCarthy Building Co. on setting up residential fall protection on the new Manzanita dorm at Stanford University.  What a great team to work with!  The framer was excited to use some new technology over their the antiquated system they were using …

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Calling all Michigan builders and framers !! MiOSHA is buying fall protection for you…

 

MIOSHA Logo 376 & Blk with Slogan draft 9aMichigan OSHA is providing five thousand dollars ($5000) in fall protection for your business. 

MiOSHA (for their 40th anniversary) has pledged matching funds up to $5000 for all builders and/or framers, with less than 250 employees, toward the  purchase of residential fall protection equipment. 

See article here :

http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-10573_11472-338616–,00.html

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The Answer to a Difficult Question – Residential Fall Protection

The Answer to a Difficult Question – Residential Fall Protection

Fall Protection in residential construction has been a hot topic recently; especially since Federal OSHA mandated that all workers in the residential construction industry must be protected from falls greater than 6 feet.  The contention that is heard more often than not from builders and …

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Safety Pole, INC. at the International Builders Show 2014 !!

IBS 2013

I am looking forward to attending the IBS in Las Vegas this year. I have a number of educational events that I am schedule to attend, along with walking the show floor and seeing all the new technologies available to the building community. What I am the most excited about is meeting with a number …

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Meet our #1 Fall Protection Specialist Paul Cracknell

Hi there! I wanted to write my first blog post to introduce myself to the Fall Protection and Home Builder community.

 

As is the way with a good deal of Safety Professionals, I came into the safety industry by a matter of accident (pardon the pun…) and not by design.  I was working for …

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