Falls are one of the most serious hazards in the roadway and construction industry, and remains one of OSHA’s most cited violations. This safety webinar will provide a comprehensive overview of a fall prevention program, covering key issues in the selection and use of fall protection in bridge construction, inspection, and maintenance. Speaker Van Howell, an experienced safety instructor, will provide guidance on how to best select, implement, and maintain a standard fall prevention system . Topics include fall protection systems, how to select fall protection, OSHA standards, how to selection personal fall arrest systems (PFAS), lanyards and connectors, self-retracting lifelines, horizontal lifelines, swing falls, suspension trauma, and fall rescue planning.
Van A. Howell is an ARTBA Safety Training Consultant and the associate director at the OSHA Training Institute Education Center at the University of California San Diego. His 35-year career in safety and health training that has included key roles with the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Department of Labor.
This webinar will be presented by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association, under a Work Zone Safety Grant provided by the Federal Highway Administration.