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Fall Protection and Scaffolding Safety An Illustrated Guide

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ISBN-10: 0865876924

ISBN-13: 9780865876927

Edition: 2000

Authors: Grace Drennan Gagnet, Michael Drennan

List price: $125.00
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Written for members of the construction industry and any industry where fall hazards exist, this reference book/self-study guide features more than 250 original illustrations of the 29 CFR Parts 1910 and 1926 requirements. These illustrations allow foremen, managers, and others responsible for overseeing compliance to quickly and easily understand and apply the standards and procedures that appear in more than 120 pages of official, legal text.
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Book details

List price: $125.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Government Institutes
Publication date: 1/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 235
Size: 8.20" wide x 10.75" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

About the Author
About the Illustrator
Introduction
Trend Analysis
Overview
Fatal Injuries Caused by Falls in Texas
Disproportionate Number of Fatalities among Hispanic Laborers
Disabling Injury Data on Falls
Disabling Injuries Caused by Falls in the U.S.
Industries with Highest Incidence of Disabling Falls
OSHA Study on Falls in the Construction Industry
Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standards Related to Fall Prevention in the Construction Industry
Preamble to OSHA's Fall Protection Standards for Construction
Preamble to OSHA's Scaffold Standards
NIOSH Alert on Falls from Suspension Scaffolds
NIOSH Study on Falls through Skylights and Roof Openings
Preamble to Proposed Steel Erection Standards
Emphasis Areas
Data Summary
Controls
Endnotes
Overview of Applicable Regulatory Standards
OSHA's Construction Standards
Application
Fall Protection
Training Requirements of Subpart M
Comparing Standards
OSHA's General Industry Standards
Walking and Working Surfaces
Floors, Platforms, and Runways with Open Sides
Work over Dangerous Equipment
Steel Erection
Temporary Flooring--Skeleton Steel Construction
Flooring--Other Construction
Steel Erection--Bolting, Riveting, Fitting-Up and Plumbing-Up
Stairways and Ladders
Stair Openings on Construction Sites
Training Requirements for Stairways and Ladders
Retraining
Fixed Stairs
Winding Stairs
Doors/Gates That Open Directly onto a Stairway
Stair Width and Angle of Rise
Handrails
Other Floor Openings
Ladderways
Hatches and Chutes
Skylights
Pits and Trapdoors
Manholes
Temporary Openings
Floor Holes
Accessible Holes
Inaccessible Holes
Protection of Holes on Construction Sites
Holes for Passage of Materials
Guardrail Systems for Hoisting Areas
Wall Openings and Holes
Wall Opening Barriers
Wall Opening Grab Handles
Wall Opening Screens
Chute Wall Openings
Window Wall Openings
Outline of Applicable Regulations
Endnotes
Principles of Fall Protection
Falls from Elevated Work Locations
Time vs. Distance
Elements of a Fall Hazard
Free-Fall Distance
Shock Absorption
Body Support
100 Percent Fall Protection Program
Implementing an Effective Program
Hazard Analysis and Pre-Inspection
Hazard of Falling through Elevated Work Surface
Hierarchy of Fall Protection Solutions
Hierarchy of Work Platforms
Limitations of and Requirements for a Fall Protection Plan
Contents of a Fall Protection Plan
Synopsis
Endnotes
Prevention of Falls and Falling Objects
Comparison of Guardrail Specifications
Guardrail Specifications--Construction Standards
Guardrail Specifications--General Industry Standards
Guardrail Strength--Construction Standards
Guardrail Strength--General Industry Standards
Guardrail Materials--Construction Standards
Wood Rails--Construction Standards
Guardrail Materials--General Industry Standards
Pipe Rails
Structural Steel Rails
Safety Rules for Guardrails
Proposed Steel Erection Standards
Perimeter Safety Cables on Multistory Structures
Protection against Falling Objects
Toeboards--Construction Standards
Toeboards--General Industry Standards
Guardrails for Protection against Falling Objects--Construction Standards
Guardrails for Protection against Falling Objects--General Industry Standards
General Requirements for Storage
Working on Stored Materials in Storage Areas
Storage on Scaffolds
Overhand Bricklaying
Roofing Work--Storage
Canopies
Debris Nets
Interim Storage of Temporary Flooring Used in Steel Erection
Protection against Falling Objects--General Industry
Hazard of Objects Falling through Wall Hole
Remember
Test Your Knowledge
Endnotes
Fall Protection
Accidents
Fall from Scaffold--Lanyard Broke
Catwalk to Descent System
Iron Workers
Fall Arrest Systems
Strength Limited by Means of Attachment
Manual vs. Automatic Equipment
Personal Lifelines (Backup) vs. Positioning Lines (Primary)
Safety Belts, Lifelines, and Lanyards
Lifelines
Engineering of Anchor Points
General Guidelines for Anchorages
Guidelines for Minimum Sizes and Conditions of Anchor Points
Temporary Horizontal Lifelines
Permanent Horizontal Lifelines
Vertical Lifelines
Static Lifelines
Retractable Lifelines and Lanyards
Limitations on Miller Retractable Lifelines
Testing and Safe Use of Retractable Lifelines
Unsafe Use of Retractable Lifelines
DBI/SALA Tips on Retracting Lifelines
Other Connecting Devices
Equipment Manufacturers
Compatibility of Components
Questions about Your Fall Protection Equipment
Miller Equipment
DBI/SALA Instructions
Pitfalls to Avoid When Using Fall Protection Equipment
Inspection
Pre-Use Inspection
Straps of Body Harness
Hardware on Harness
Lanyards
Additional Notes on Snaphooks
How to Put on a Body Harness
Cleaning and Storage
Fall Protection Requirements vs. Confined Space Retrieval
Rescue Considerations
Self-Rescue
Safety Nets
Specifications
Engineering and Education
Endnotes
Scaffolds
Scaffolds--General Requirements
Preventing Falls Caused by Collapse/Upsetting of Scaffold
Bad Weather Rules
OSHA Inspection Procedures
Supported Scaffolds
Erection and Dismantling of Supported Scaffolds
Mixing and Matching Parts
Use of Supported Scaffolds
Hazards of Falling Objects
Mobile Ladder Stands and Rolling Scaffolds
Maximum Height
Steps
Planking
Guardrails and Toeboards
Access and Egress
Casters and Leveling
Safety Rules for Mobile Ladder Stands and Platforms
Suspended Scaffold Accidents
Fall from Suspended Scaffold
Scaffold Hoist Defect
Suspended Scaffolds
Anchoring Fall Arrest Systems
Hoist Ropes
Securing to Prevent Swaying
Access
Rated Load Capacity
Powered Platforms for Building Maintenance
Emergency Planning
Secondary Suspension System
Vertical Lifeline
Single Point Suspended Scaffolds
Emergency Power Backup Device
Power to Ground-Rigged Working Platforms
Suspension Ropes--Tags
Length and Fastening of Suspension Ropes
Other Requirements for Powered Platforms
Recognize Scaffold Fall Potential
Endnotes
Ladders
Portable Ladder Accidents
Max the X-Ray Technician
Alan the Telecommunications Installer
Causes of Ladder Accidents
Ladders
Basic Types
Inspection
Requirements That Apply to All Ladders
Skid-Resistant Material for Ladder Rungs
Other Ladder Construction Requirements
Offset Fixed Ladders with Platforms or Landings
Basic Rules for Use of Ladders
Portable Ladders
Stepladders
Placement of Straight Ladders
Temporary Construction Ladders and Portable Straight Ladders
Safe Practices for Use of Portable Ladders
Knots
Unsafe Practices
Fixed Ladder Accident
Painting Contractor
Summary of Requirements for Fixed Ladders
Clearance behind Ladder
Step-Across Distance
Clearance on Climbing Side
Fall Protection Options
Ladder Cages
Ladder Safety Devices
Falls from Ladders at Home
What to Do If You Fall
Endnotes
Elevating Personnel
Accidents
Maintenance Repairman
Mason Contractor
Manlifts and Vehicle-Mounted Work Platforms
Elevating and Rotating Equipment
Safety Rules for Aerial Lifts
Safety Rules for Stock Pickers
Scissor Lifts
Lift Cages/Working Platforms Elevated by Forklifts
Additional Recommendations for Personnel Platforms on Forklifts
Personnel Hoists on Construction Sites
Enclosure of Hoist Towers
Hoistway Doors/Gates
Overhead Protection
Marking of Capacity
Emergency Stop
Inspection and Testing
Cranes and Derricks
Personnel Platforms Elevated by Cranes
Load Lines
Brakes
Level
Total Load
No Live Booms
Instruments and Components
Design of Personnel Platforms
Platform Specifications
Access Gates
Overhead Protection
Capacity
Loading
Rigging
Trial Lift, Inspections, and Proof Testing of Personnel Platform Hoisted by Crane
Safe Practices--Personnel Platform Hoisted by Crane
Crane Travel
Pre-Lift Meeting
Relative Safety of Options
Endnotes
Special Applications
Roof Accidents
Fall from Roof
Metal Roof Decking
Work on Roofs
Work on Low-Slope and Flat Roofs
Warning Line Systems
Safety Monitoring System
Leading Edges and Steep Roofs
Fall Protection Plan--Leading Edge Work
Controlled Access Zones
Overhand Bricklaying
Controlled Access Zones for Precast Concrete Members
Limited Access Zone for Masonry Walls
Steel Erection
Overview
Proposed Steel Erection Standards for Structural Steel Assembly
Proposed Steel Erection Standards for Decking
Proposed Steel Erection Standards for Perimeter Safety Cables
Proposed Standards for Erection of Steel Joists
Proposed Steel Erection Standards for Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings
Proposed Steel Erection Standards for Falling Object Protection
Proposed Steel Erection Standards--Fall Protection
Proposed Steel Erection Standards--Controlled Access Zones for Leading Edge Work
Proposed Steel Erection Standards--Covering Roof and Floor Openings
Electrical Transmission and Distribution
Removal of Covers
Why You May Need to Know about Special Trades
Endnotes
Fall Protection Workshop
Exercise for Small Groups
Window Washing
Tops of Trucks, Tank Trucks, or Intermodal Containers
Installation of Flat Metal Roof Rolls--Leading Edge Work
Repair or Replacement Involving Removal of Raised Flooring
Work on Top of an Atrium
Group Discussion
Endnote
Summary of Key Points
Bibliography
Index