17 Jul '17, 8am

A reminder of #windfarm safety by @AWEA .Priority is fall protection.

Fall protection is crucial to safeguarding wind project workers. In fact, wind farm construction workers must be protected from the risk of falling when they work at heights of six feet or greater, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) construction industry Subpart M (§1926.500) fall protection standard. Meanwhile, general industry standards require workers to be protected from falls when they are at heights of four feet or more. Working above these elevations is common in the wind industry, so follow these guidelines to ensure compliance with OSHA and fall safety for your workers. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Work on Wind Turbines

Full article: http://www.awea.org/Issues/Content.aspx?ItemNumber=4623

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