Falls: Are you Protecting? Or Preventing? [3615]
Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Time: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: Union Station Ballroom C

   Kristen Morgret, Group Manager, Safety Consulting, RETTEW

Track: Emergency Preparedness and Response
Secondary Track: All Industries and Workplaces
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate

Fall rescue planning is paramount in many operations – whether in construction, at a manufacturing facility or even smaller, municipal projects. Learn the difference between fall protection and fall prevention, as well as what to do when a fall happens, known as fall rescue. This session covers fall rescue planning and relevant equipment options. You will understand when exposure to a fall occurs and the regulation details, as well as the required training and the different methods of facing exposure.

Learning Objectives:
Discuss when a work site might expose a worker to a fall risk
Describe what protection options to consider at different heights
Identify required training for employees
List elements to include in a fall rescue plan

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  EPA: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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