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What is a Rigid Rail Fall Protection System? Different Types & Design

A rigid rail fall protection system helps reduce workplace risks and protects your workers at height from fall hazards.

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Rigid rail systems are modular in design and can be configured in virtually endless lengths, spans, and fall protection coverage areas. A variety of track styles, mounting styles, and specifications allow you to create a durable and low maintenance fall protection system that will protect one or more workers at height.

How to Calculate Total Fall Distance When Using Fall Protection Equipment

Learn how to calculate the total estimated fall distance, as well as address some of the other factors you should consider when selecting and using fall protection equipment.

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Total fall distance is the total distance of a free fall, plus the additional distance encountered during deceleration. When calculating total fall distance for a worker who is working at height, a number of different factors must be considered.

How to Make Your Personal Fall Protection Equipment OSHA Compliant

The cost of keeping your fall protection gear in compliance shouldn't be considered an expense, but should be looked at as an investment that helps keeps your employees safe.

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OSHA standards specify that employers need to provide fall protection training for their workers, but also have to have an inspection program in place to regularly inspect and assess the condition of their harnesses, lanyards, and retractable devices.

How to Identify Workplace Hazards by Performing a Job Safety Analysis

Be an active participant in workplace safety and identify job safety hazards before they cause an accident or injury.

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Safety is the responsibility of everyone on the job site. By working with your co-workers and taking the time to thoroughly assess the jobs and tasks that you do on site, you can take a proactive approach to identifying potential hazards, and most importantly—control or eliminate them before they accidents or injuries.
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