Fall Prevention and Protection in Construction [1525]
Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Time: 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: C171

   Mark Cangemi, Technical Training Specialist, Honeywell Safety Products

Track: Slips, Trips, and Falls
Secondary Track: Construction
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate


This session covers the hazards and relative severity of falls in the construction industry. Falls are the number one cause of death in the construction industry. The numbers of falls are increasing. The presenter discusses work applications in which falls routinely occur. He also describes methods to effectively control the fall hazards encountered in these applications. Additionally, he discusses usage and limitations of anchors and the personal fall arrest system.

Learning Objectives:
Summarize recent fall statistics
Describe work applications routinely seen in construction falls
Explain hazard control methods to prevent falls
Identify the correct components of the personal fall arrest system for the job

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

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