Fall Protection

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1. Fall Protection OSHA Subpart M

3. What is an unprotected side or edge? Side or edge of a walking surface where there is no wall or guardrail system.

4. What is a Leading Edge? When the edge of a floor, roof, or other walking/working surface changes location as more floor decking, sections, etc. are constructed. When no work is being done, it is an unprotected side or edge.

5. What type of protection must be provided for a leading edge? Applies when 6’ above next level. Guardrail system Safety net system Personal fall arrest system Other (see 1926.502)

6. On what type of roof can a warning line system and safety monitoring system be used? Low-Slope Roofs Equal to or less than 4 in 12 pitch

8. At what height must fall protection be provided for workers at the following? Unprotected sides and edges Leading edges Hoist area Holes in walking/working surfaces Edge of an excavation

9. What is a controlled access zone? An area where elevated work can take place without the use of guardrails, personal fall arrest system, or safety net system. Access to the area is controlled.

10. What is a safety-monitoring system? One in which a competent person is responsible for recognizing and warning employees of fall hazards?

11. What type of protection is needed for holes in the walking or working surface, such as skylights? Applies when 6’ elevation and higher Personal fall arrest system Covers Guardrail system

12. What type of fall protection is needed when working on formwork? Applies when working 6’ elevations personal fall arrest systems safety net systems positioning device systems

13. What type of fall protection is needed when working near excavations? Applies to 6’ excavations Guardrail system Fences Barricades Covers

14. If reaching below the working surface, when must fall protection be provided? Applies when reaching at least 10” below Guardrail system Safety net system Personal fall arrest system

15. Maximum Free Fall Height with a Positioning Device 2 feet

16. Minimum Load to be Supported by a Lanyard? 5,000 lb.

20. What type of fall protection is needed when working on steep roofs? Applies to roofs steeper that 4:12 Personal fall arrest systems Safety net systems Guardrail system with toeboards

21. What is different about the protection on low slope roofs? Equal or less than 4:12 pitch No toeboards required with guardrails Guardrails with warning lines Safety nets with warning lines Personal fall arrest system with warning lines Warning line and safety monitoring system

24. When is wire rope unsuitable for service? 6 broken wires in one lay 3 broken wires in one strand in one lay 1/3 diameter of outer wire worn down, etc. evidence of heat damage 1/64” reduction in up to 5/16” rope 1/32” reduction in 3/8” to 1/2” rope 3/64” reduction in 9/16” to 3/4” rope

25. What distance must be kept from powerlines? 10 feet for lines rated 50kV and below 10 feet for other lines with .4 inches additional for every 1 kV over 50kV 10 feet up to 50kV and 1 additional foot for each additional 25 kV

26. Covers for holes in floors In roadways, they must support at least 2 times the maximum axle load of largest vehicle Other covers to support twice the weight of employees, equipment and materials Covers to be secured Covers labeled “Hole” or “Cover”

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