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Brush up on Fall Arrest Systems

JLG Industries, Inc.
World-leading access equipment manufacturer
McConnellsburg, PA


Brush up on Fall Arrest Systems

Tech Tips - Jan 18

OSHA requires a fall arrest system in a setting where a worker could fall six feet or more. While these standards are well-known in the industry, falls still remain one of the most common workplace incidents.

To keep yourself and your team safe, review these best practices for preventing falls:
  • Set your fall arrest system to prevent free falls greater than 6 feet while also preventing contact with a lower level
  • Arresting force should not exceed 1,800 pounds
  • Always inspect your fall arrest systems for damage, wear or defects before beginning work
Visit OSHA.gov to read their full guidelines for fall arrest systems.

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JLG Industries, Inc. is the world's leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of access equipment. The Company's diverse product portfolio includes leading brands such as JLG® aerial work platforms; JLG, SkyTrak® and Lull® telehandlers; and an array of complementary accessories that increase the versatility and efficiency of these products. JLG is an Oshkosh Corporation Company [NYSE: OSK].
An Oshkosh Corporation Company