Working At Heights Proper Safety Procedures

This 1 minute safety training video covers: How to properly inspect a ladder, what are the techniques to climb safely, what are the extra protections when working with lift buckets or other portable platforms, safety guidelines when working at heights, when to work safely above the ground. This clip was taken from a full-length training video. Click here to watch the 12 minute full length version.

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Atlantic Training's "Fall Protection" training program provides the information employees need to work safely when they are "off the ground", and satisfies the major training requirements in the OSHA Standard on Fall Protection.

Most of these incidents could have been prevented, so OSHA requires employers to provide fall protection equipment to their workers, as well as train them on how to use it properly. But in spite of this focus, the lack of proper fall protection equipment continues to be OSHA's most frequently-cited violation.

Grim facts, but here's the silver lining: You can provide your customers with the latest fall protection training that will both help their employees to work safely "off the ground" and employers to meet the training requirements in the OSHA Fall Protection Standard.

This updated training also includes all-new visuals and a fresh look and feel that engage employees more effectively and promote better learning.

Areas covered in the program include:

  • Working At Heights Proper Safety Procedures
  • The seriousness of fall hazards.
  • Types of environments where falls may occur.
  • The "Fall Protection Plan".
  • Concentrating and keeping a clear head.
  • The importance of housekeeping in preventing falls.
  • Measures that can be taken to protect against falls.
  • Protective equipment.
  • and more.
  • Click here to watch a FREE full-length 12 minute preview.

Video Transcript

You have the total control in the prevention of workplace falls through the proper use of fall protection equipment and devices. The first step in preventing fall is to recognize respective potential hazards. Once potential hazards are identified common sense, effective planning and a proper selection or use of protective equipment are essential for preventing workplace falls. Be aware of environmental and personal factors that can impact safety. When working from heights scissor lifts are generally safer to use than ladders. They supply a level platform to stand on while providing an easy means to reach work sites far above the ground. Scissor lifts are not accident proofs, the best way to eliminate the risk is to be aware of them and follow safe work practices.