Category Archives: FAQ’s
We recently received a question about what constitutes a prompt and capable rescue response for fallen workers at height suspended by their Personal Fall Arrest System (PFAS). Question: My question concerns guidance on the number of rescue/standby team members needed … Continue reading
Question: If I close and Lockout/Tagout the main valve on the natural gas line supplying a boiler unit – does this satisfy OSHA’s requirement for eliminating the hazard of a permit required confined space? Answer: No, it does not. You … Continue reading
We get many calls asking about the “life expectancy” of rope, harnesses and other nylon products. Of course, there are many factors involved and no one “set in stone” answer, but a lot depends on how much you use your harness … Continue reading
Roco’s Rescue Challenge is a great way to keep your team sharp and ready – and you don’t have to be a Roco-trained team to join us! While it’s not a competition, we always find that team members are energized … Continue reading
Must warning signs be posted for each confined space on site? What about non-English speaking workers?
Here are the OSHA references we found on this topic… 1910.146(c)(2) If the workplace contains permit spaces, the employer shall inform exposed employees, by posting danger signs or by any other equally effective means, of the existence and location of and the … Continue reading