Fall Protection: Focus on Warning Line Systems - December 2021

Tue, Jan 11, 2022 at 8:00AM

Kevin Lindley, Safety Consultant, FRSA Self Insurers Fund

In the OSHA regulations section 29 CFR 1926.501(b)(10) it states that for roofing work on low-slope roofs, “Each employee engaged in roofing activities on low-slope roof, with unprotected sides and edges 6 feet (1.8m) or more above lower levels shall be protected from falling by…or a combination of warning line system and guardrail system, warning line system and safety net system, or warning line system and personal fall arrest system, or warning line system and safety monitoring system.” You will note that the warning line system is ALWAYS used in conjunction with another type of fall protection system. Read more.

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