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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 19–22, 2017
Paper Number: ASSE-17-743
... selecting the means for elevating workers and factors to consider in this decision-making. Finally, an overview of facility features for fall protection and fall arrest will be identified to aid facility and process planners. Why Workers Fall from Elevation The authors contend that fall arrest systems...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 8–11, 2014
Paper Number: ASSE-14-518
... (typically $5M to > $500M) is too high to drill only a single well. computer model horizontal lifeline drilling equipment drilling operation travel restraint clearance margin mast srl foot clearance margin clearance rig fall arrest system directional drilling fall protection upstream...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 24–27, 2013
Paper Number: ASSE-13-617
... Introduction How often, before any of us start work using a Fall Arrest System, do we pause to actually figure out how far we would fall before the System stops us? When was the last time any of us actually calculated our clearance? The following are possible reasons why we may...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-740
..., the risk of injury is very low. 5. Fall arrest systems cannot prevent the fall, but can catch the worker before they can strike the ground or next lower level. This is the most difficult form of fall protection to implement because it requires the system to safely dissipate fall energy within...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 3–6, 2012
Paper Number: ASSE-12-794
... or improvised anchors that meet the requirements of the fall restraint system. If the person conducting the Fall Hazard Survey Report determines it is infeasible to provide a solution at the lower levels of the hierarchy of fall protection, it may become necessary to employ a fall arrest system. The fall arrest...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 13–15, 2010
Paper Number: ASSE-10-543
... will influence ANSI Z359 standards currently in draft form Discuss when to retire equipment that does not meet the current Fall Protection Code requirement fall protection code manufacturer self-retracting lifeline lifeline personal fall arrest system connector fall arrestor fall protection...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 28–July 1, 2009
Paper Number: ASSE-09-550
... shaft rope grab guardrail Fall Arrest System personal fall arrest system construction scaffold fall exposure harness requirement life line fall protection access zone protection lifeline Session No. 550 The When, Where and How to look for Fall Exposure John Bartlett Lanigan, A.A...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 28–July 1, 2009
Paper Number: ASSE-09-641
... examines the risks associated with heavier workers and explores how well fall arrest systems designed for heavier workers protect these individuals in the event of a fall. Obesity With few exceptions, workers weighing more than 310 pounds fall within the extreme weight categories. Obesity is defined...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exhibition, June 9–12, 2008
Paper Number: ASSE-08-545
..., not only for maintenance of skills and to reassess the effectiveness of the team, but to potentially learn about new techniques and equipment. Refresher training should take place no less than once every 2 years. Anchoring As with any fall arrest system, the anchor system in a rescue is critical...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference, June 24–27, 2007
Paper Number: ASSE-07-1237
... at the next lower level: Elimination Passive Fall Protection Work Positioning System Personal Fall Arrest System Administrative Controls Part of our pre-task process involves the identification of hazards and applying an appropriate Risk Rating to the task. A JHA is completed the first time a task...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference, June 24–27, 2007
Paper Number: ASSE-07-1621
.... The use of the word "system" is often misunderstood and confused with OSHA's and ANSI's "part of a complete fall arrest system." The HLLs offered for sale, or any HLL for that matter, are only one component of a complete fall arrest system, which also must include analysis of the supporting structure...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2004
Paper Number: ASSE-04-614-2
... an unfinished mixer platform 20 feet above the concrete slab of a new aeration tank under construction at the plant, his skepticism disappeared. The engineered fall protection device he was using most likely saved his life. Fall arrest systems such as HLLs are just one component of what s become known...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 7–10, 2004
Paper Number: ASSE-04-743-1
... contractors to leave their fall systems installed for other contractor use (if appropriate and including guardrails), it is only fair to accept responsibility for each system. This usually means that fall arrest systems must be engineered for proper risk transfer. Contracts: The AIA contracts hold...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 22–25, 2003
Paper Number: ASSE-03-528
... protection by the manufacturer. Exhibit 3: Foreman "Among The Missing" (available in full paper) fall protection guardrail lanyard Fall Arrest System protection scaffold exposure fall protection plan shaft installation fall exposure harness requirement life line personal fall arrest...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 22–25, 2003
Paper Number: ASSE-03-723-1
... that are horizontal for all walk-through fixed ladders and roof hatches Shipbuilding: Hazard example: Workers work around holes facing inadvertent falls by stepping in any direction; Control: this must be prevented by covering all holes with hard covers or nets or using fall arrest systems or a combination...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 9–12, 2002
Paper Number: ASSE-02-522
... inadequate planning, unstable working surfaces, the lack of fall protection procedures, poor training, the misuse of fall protection equipment and human error. Studies have shown that the use of guardrails, fall arrest systems, safety nets, hole covers and restraint systems can prevent many deaths...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 9–12, 2002
Paper Number: ASSE-02-653
... While the use of National consensus standards is voluntary, they provide a sound framework for addressing specific issues. Two of these standards that I will discuss are the ANSI Z117.1, Safety Requirements for Confined Spaces, and ANSI Z359.1, Personal Fall Arrest systems, Subsystems...
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Paper presented at the ASSE Professional Development Conference and Exposition, June 25–28, 2000
Paper Number: ASSE-00-074
... of seeing the proposed application or having a complete understanding of it. Additionally, product demonstrations do little to educate on product limitations. The parts of fall arrest systems have their challenges for manufacturers and employers. One challenge is for a component of manufacturer...

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