The 2010 MACSC Key Note Speaker will beJoe Theismannhttp://www.macsc.net/The Mid Atlantic Construction Safety Conference is a regionally coordinated educational and networking conference. Ten Regional and National Chapters and Associations have combined their resources in an effort to address the needs of those with a vested interest in construction safety.This annual conference will be held at The Show Place Arena and Prince Georges Equestrian Center,…See More
Is it possible to use a rectractable line with the anchor point located at the feet?I have read the manufacturers recommendations and they do not recommend this.What do you do if you do not have a structure where you can install an anchor point above your head or at your shoulders?How much clearance do you need from the ground when using a retractable line? The manufacturer claims that the device will not let you fall more than two feet. But how about the pendulum issue.What will happen to the…See More
Thanks for the input. I was actually able to find a "Letter of Interpretation" from OSHA. It specifically addresses the use of these type of vehicles. On a worksite, they are considered a "motor vehicle". The definition come from the dictionary and OSHA agrees with the definition. So, if it is a "motor vehicle" seatbelt(s) would be required. Personally, I prefer to show management the laws as opposed to always pointing towards liability. Sometimes they are too willing to accept the risk, which drives me nuts.
Again, thanks for the input.
Have a great week,
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What qualifications are available?If you are seeking work in health and safety you should consider the kind of job you might want to take instead of simply taking up a qualification. Usually for a health and safety expert who is simply beginning their profession to take IOSH course. They may go to the IOSH Managing Safely. The NEBOSH International General Certificate is considered as a higher qualification than the…See More
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