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OSHA Fall Protection Training Program National Lumber 2/22/12, Ma

Posted by Mark Paskell on Sun, Feb 19, 2012 @ 09:59 PM

National Lumber is hosting a Fall Protection Training Program on 2/22/2012 at their Mansfield Mass training facility. Steven Linsky and National Lumber has scheduled many trainings this spring to help contractors with these regulatory requirements by OSHA, DOLS, Energy Code and CEU requirements. The training will be conducted by Safety Trainers, Inc and The Contractor Coaching Partnership, Inc.

                                         National Lumber

 The course qualifies for 3 CEU's towards the Mass CSL education requirment.

Who should attend;

  • Builders and Framers
  • Roofers and Painters
  • Siding and Gutter Contractors
  • Remodelers
  • Any contractor or sub trade who works 6' above lower levels

There are numerous reports of OSHA enforcement activity all over NEW ENGLAND. Mass is getting more attention due to the larger population however we have clients calling us from New Hampshire, Rhode Island and even the southern shore of Connecticut!

I recently was told by a contractor from the north shore who was visited by OSHA last Friday, that OSHA will be sweeping the Boston Metro area in March. The source was Andover OSHA. This information matches up with what contractors were told by OSHA in December at the National Lumber OSHA Awareness seminar.

So what do you need to do to protect yourself?

  • You need to write a fall protection plan for your company.
  • You need to train your workers on the fall protection standards and teach them how to recognize hazards. The training must be documented.
  • The training must be effective which means your employees must use the training and wear the equipment you provide to keep them safe. If they do not you are required to retrain them.
  • You need to make sure you use fall arrest systems, safety nets and or guard rails when your workers work at heights 6 feet above lower levels.
  • You need to make sure your subcontractors do the same for their employees or you could be fined for their non compliance.
  • If you do not use the required fall protection methods you must write a site specific plan and train your workers on that plan.

Other trainings if the National Lumber 2/22/2012 doesn't work

Fall Protection Training Auburn, Ma 2/24/2012

Fall Protection Training Brockway Smith Andover, Ma 3/15/2012

Fall Protection Training Rings End Lumber, Stratford Ct 3/27/2012

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