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How to Avoid Fall Protection and Confined Space Equipment Rental Accidents

How to Avoid Fall Protection and Confined Space Equipment Rental Accidents

One of the worst nightmares of an employer and the employees is when a fall-related injury occurs. That is why there is legislation that requires employers and employees to follow some standards to ensure the safety of everyone when they are working with fall protection and confined space equipment rentals. Contact us today for an estimate on rental equipment. 

There are several ways you can ensure that your worksites avoid fall protection and confined space equipment rental accidents. Have a look.  

Ways to Avoid Fall Protection and Confined Space Equipment Rental Accidents 

There are a few things you can do to ensure that your workplace is as safe as it can be to avoid accidents from falling when working at heights.  

Perform Regular Equipment Inspection 

It is standard practice that you have a trained person inspect all the fall protection and confined space equipment rentals before every job. Making sure the harnesses, lanyards, and body belts are free from potential hazards along with making sure there is no corrosion is part of the inspection. Ensuring all equipment is inspected will be vital to ensuring safe equipment usage.  

Adjust Equipment Properly 

Employees who are using required fall protection equipment that is company supplied must ensure that it is adjusted appropriately. Be sure that all workers who work at heights are taught how to adjust their harnesses so that it is adequately fitted properly.  

Proper Anchor Points 

When you are using fall protection and confined space equipment rentals, you want to make sure that the equipment is appropriately anchored for safety. Make sure workers onsite are taught how to make a safe and secure connection for the equipment.  

Check for Improper Use 

There are many ways that safety equipment can be misused on site. That is why you must regularly check for those who aren’t compliant with safety laws and regulations regarding the equipment used.  

Following all regulations for the use of fall protection and confined space equipment is essential to ensuring jobs get done without the worry of there be job-related injuries or even death.  

Choose the Right Equipment Rentals

Renting safety equipment needs to be handled with care, just like the equipment itself. We take your safety seriously, and meticulously maintain our equipment so that it is always in perfect working condition. Call us today for a quote on fall protection and confined space equipment rentals. 

 


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