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Fall Protection Specifications for Engineers and Architects Now Available

Specifications are one of the most important aspects of every engineered fall protection system we quote, design, and install.  Your architect needs proper specifications to ensure that fall protection systems meet OSHA requirements without detracting from the visual appearance of your building.  Your engineering team needs confidence that the fall protection system will protect workers and minimize structural damage in the event of a fall.  Finally, you will need to effectively communicate your fall protection requirements when the project goes out for bids so that everyone understands how the system is intended to function.  In short, specifications spell out how your system will look once installed….how it will operate…and they are a primary driver of project cost.

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Did You Know?

In construction, any leading edge that is six feet or higher than the surfaces below must be protected from fall hazards?