Fall Protection Awareness in State College, PA

By Med-Tex Services, Inc (other events)

Saturday, March 11 2023 1:00 PM 4:00 PM EDT

The fire and rescue service frequently works at height but when it comes to technical rescue typically there is time to evaluate risk and plan accordingly. There are various standards and regulations governing safe work at height and the fire service is not except, even though there may be times where fall protection can be more of a hazard then help. This program address fall protection requirements that should be following for emergency services personnel whenever possible. Examples include responding to high angle and confined space emergencies, working at height on construction sites, industrial facilities, and during rescue training or preplanning. This course examines the standard, hazards, and hazard controls that can be used to protect construction workers and rescue personnel on the rescue scene such as the hierarchy of fall protection, use of fall prevention vs. work positioning, re-engineering the rescue plan, and standards relating to fall protection.

Med-Tex Services, Inc

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6940 State Road Philadelphia, PA 19135