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HVAC Fall Protection

Fall Protection Safety Training for HVAC industry

Samuel Cantu

on 20 March 2013

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Transcript of HVAC Fall Protection

HVAC Industry Fall Protection Guard Railing Parapets Guard Rails Crane Use Things to Avoid. Ladder Safety PPE Ladder Tips Typical Fall Protection Scenarios Plan Ahead Pre-Job Safety
Assessment What things should you consider while en route to the job? Unprotected or
Leading Edge Any side or edge of floor, roof, or walking surface where there is no wall or guardrail system at least 39 inches Top 42" +/- 3"
Toe board Don't Lean 39" or higher Fixed Maintain Three
Points of Contact Pull your tools up after reaching the top Roof Access The use of fall arrest equipment shall be required when associates are working at elevations greater than six (6) feet with an unprotected edge. When to Use Fall Protection Equipment: Body Harness Personal Fall Arrest System Anchor Connector A B Cs Lanyard or Lifeline

Single/Double Leg
Horizontal Shown: Tie-back lanyard Shown: Construction Pro Shown: Pass Thru Strap Must support 5000 lbs per worker Tie off point Universal or in Sizes Legs first

D-Ring at shoulders What types to Use Personal Fall Arrest System
Restrain/Positioning Device
Guard Rails
Scaffolding / Mobile Lifts
Control or Warning Lines Inspect before daily use
Inspect annually by competent person When working in proximity to edge, parapets must be 39" or higher. Temporary railing can be used if no parapet or wall. Work near Edges PFAS in Use when 6' or higher Safe to Work Unsafe to work Should we use PFAS? Service of Heater may require a Rope Grab with clamp anchor when working off a ladder. Rope Grab Exercise caution and use PFAS when nearing roof edge What do we see here? Harness Stretch For more information contact your Local EHS Manager Pipe or Beam Clamp Scaffolds need to be erected, maintained, and dismantled by TRAINED workers under guidance of a COMPETENT PERSON. They must also be Inspected by the COMPETENT PERSON. Scaffolds Must have top, mid, and toe boards on working level. Drop Test Video Suspension Trauma Straps All equipment exposed to a fall must be replaced Falls Ladders Roof Access Guardrails Equipment Work being performed within 15 feet from the edge of a flat roof must have, at minimum, a warning line erected at 15 feet from the edge of work. 1 Fall arrest equipment shall be worn when working from aerial lifts, forklift work platforms and other similar mobile equipment used to elevate associates. 2 3 Associates working on sloped roofs shall be protected from falling by handrails or personal fall arrest systems; also called PFAS. For use with body harness side D-Rings on fixed ladder ascent/descent. Paste One Minute
Video Here Watch Out with Homemade Ladders and Steps Use the appropriate Ladder for the task What kinds of ladders are there? Warning Lines What about capacity types?
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