Recently there has been a push to ensure the safety of workers by making sure the way that they access rooftops is safe.
Fall protection is one of the primary systems which should be put in place for a worker who may lose his or her balance at height; when one of these systems is put in place you are able to control and reduce the risk of injury and potential fatality.
Ensure that you are prepared for a MOL Blitz or MOL Inspection with these tips. The Ontario Ministry of Labour has recently hired hundreds of new inspectors making it more important than ever to ensure that you are complying with the law.
With solar panels becoming more and more common place on rooftops, it is time to consider the safety of the maintenance crews of these solar panels; are they being properly protected from falls?
When you consider a job that involves the risk of falling on the job, your mind most likely flashes to jobs that involve scaling tall buildings. But the reality is that a worker has a risk of falling three or more meters, a fall protection system should become a critical component of your occupational health and safety (OHS) practices and procedures.
With spring just around the corner it is time to start thinking about your seasonal must-do’s for rooftop maintenance.
So where can you start?
How can you extend the life of your fall arrest systems, while also ensuring they are safe for your employees to use? This post explains how.