OSHA regulations 1926 and 1910 mandate fall protection for employees working at heights of four feet (general industry), five feet (shipyards), six feet (construction) and eight feet (longshoring operations). When designing a fall protection system, there are many different factors that need to be considered.
Understanding the ABCs of Fall Protection is a good place to start:
But, you should also be aware that there are engineered solutions available that can be designed specifically for your job site, facility, or application. Our fall protection systems are some of the most complete and innovative fall arrest systems available—for both indoor and outdoor applications.
Our rail systems are modular in design and can be configured in virtually endless lengths, spans, and fall protection coverage areas—ranging from large to small. A variety of track styles, mounting styles, and specifications allow you to create a durable and low maintenance fall protection system that will protect one or multiple workers at height.
In this article, we’ll discuss the following:
The definition of a rigid rail fall protection system
The components of a rigid rail fall protection system
The different types of permanent rigid rail solutions
The different types of portable rigid rail solutions
Whether you need a standard off-the-shelf kit, or a fully customized solution, there’s a rigid rail fall protection solution available to protect your workers at height.