Post ID 59433

Fall Hazard Recognition Fall Protection Alternatives Fall Clearance Calculation Minimizing Fall Forces

Fall Hazard Recognition

A fall hazard exists whenever there is an unguarded working surface more than four feet above the next lower level (regardless of whether the work being conducted falls under general industry or construction) at Virginia Tech. Including work conducted from ladders, roofs, scaffolds, aerial lifts, work above dangerous gear or areas that might be dangerous if dropped into, such as for example pickling or galvanizing tanks, degreasing devices, unguarded equipment or electric gear, a human anatomy of water, or other comparable circumstances. (more…)