The Importance of Rooftop Warning Lines
While warning lines do not take the place of fall protection equipment they can help create a safer environment when used together on rooftops. According to OSHA, a warning line system consists of ropes, wires or chains and supporting stanchions which
Control Zones - An Underrated Option for Rooftop Safety
The 'control zone' concept offers a method of indicating a safe distance from the roof edge. At W.S. Safety, we see this concept as a missed asset. If you have a large roof, there may not even be any need to invest in an anchor system at all.
Understanding Rooftop Safety Requirements in Canada Part 2 - Provincial Requirements
Rooftop safety requirements in Canada are divided by region. Following these requirements can help your company protect an unsafe roof. In our article we published online in June Understanding Rooftop Safety Requirements in Canada - Part 1, we briefly
Roof Work Safety Checklist - Part Two
In this article, we will review several other key components to developing a comprehensive and OSHA-compliant roofing safety checklist.
Controlled Access Zone OSHA Requirements
A controlled access zone is a safety measure for workers at heights where guardrails or fall arrest equipment are not able to be used. OSHA requires employers to implement fall protection measures for employees working at heights of six feet or more...
Skylight Fall Protection in Winter
Skylight safety is of paramount importance when considering the risks of working on a rooftop during the winter. Learn about the greatest winter skylight hazards and how to mitigate them.