prevent the connector from centering their weight over the beam and balancing themselves. provide guidance to employers on the type of information that is required to be discussed in fall protection plans. block will be lowered to just above the tee deck. Please click the button below to continue. Workers typically install roof sheathing after all trusses/rafters and any permanent truss bracing is in place. the use of tag lines and their final alignment made by a person on a manlift or similar employee positioning systems. and welding of members into the existing structure creates still further hazards. This allows for a A Fall Protection Plan must be developed and evaluated on a site by site basis. In the event a designated erector must move from one end of a member, which Fall Protection Work Plan (for construction work) WAC 296-155-24611 (2), Flagging: Traffic Control Plan WAC 296-155-305 (7)(b) Grain Handling Facilities. The foreman also is responsible to This conference will be conducted by the precast concrete erection supervisor in charge of the project. several tons to the task of avoiding entanglements of their lifelines or avoiding tripping over lanyards. Assess all fall hazards in the work area. points could be available anywhere on the structure does not eliminate the hazards of using these points for tying off as discussed above. repeats itself each time the nets and supporting hardware must be moved laterally or upward to provide protection at the point of erection or leading and. Control zone systems shall comply with the following The fall protection for workers at the leading edge shall be assured by properly constructed and maintained control zone lines The reasons outlined in this sample fall protection plan are for illustrative purposes Employers engaged in leading edge work, precast concrete construction work and residential construction work who can demonstrate that it concrete or residential jobsite. provisions: All openings greater than 12 in. made in the precasters' yard and shipped with the member to the jobsite. point for tying off on double tees would be using the lifting loops, except that they must be cut off to eliminate a tripping hazard at an appropriate The basic step of developing a fall protection plan to make a list of the activity and categorize all existing and potential fall hazards at the workplace. The factors causing sudden movements for this location include: 4. hazards. edge work must take place. The duties of the safety monitor are to: A controlled access zone means an area designated and clearly marked, in which leading edge work may take place without the use of This slack can also cause damage to the internal spring-loaded drum, uneven coiling of cable on the If the signaler is looking through nets and supporting structural correct any unsafe acts or conditions immediately. With retractable lines, overconfidence may cause the worker to engage in inappropriate behavior, such as approaching the perimeter of a methods: Only individuals with the appropriate experience, skills, and training will be authorized as designated erectors. If, in the employee's opinion, this is the case, the employee is to notify the competent person of their concern and have the concern erected; Workers will leave the area of the secured trusses only when it is necessary to secure another truss/rafter; The first two trusses/rafters will be set from ladders leaning on side walls at points where the walls can support the weight of the It is recommended that erectors discuss the written Fall Protection Plan with their OSHA Trusses/rafters are subject to collapse if a worker falls while attached to a single truss with a belt/harness. particular jobsite. site-specific working at heights fall protection plans. prevent falls to lower levels or through holes and openings in walking/working surfaces. In some cases, columns will be unhooked from the crane by using an erection tube or shackle Download Plan. greater hazard. (Your company name here) shall take the following steps to protect workers who are exposed to fall hazards while working from the top be working as designated erectors under the safety monitoring system shall have been trained and instructed in the following areas: A conference will take place prior to starting work involving all members of the erection crew, crane crew and supervisors of any other we plan to do this work using a safety monitoring system and expose only a minimum number of employees for the time necessary to actually accomplish deck until at least the next day after the installation is complete to allow the grout to harden. erected surface low enough to allow workers to control it safely during the positioning process. the deck. it is sometimes infeasible or it creates a greater hazard to use conventional fall protection systems at specific areas or for specific tasks. If during the course of erecting the building the employee sees an area that could be erected more safely by the use of these fall 2. All predetermined holes will have the plywood covers would be 4 to 5 feet higher than the safety block/retractable lifeline anchored to the walking-working surface; and the potential for swing hazards is 2. 6. It is the responsibility of (name of competent person) to implement this Fall Protection Plan. All workers will ensure that they have secure footing before they attempt to walk on the sheathing, including cleaning shoes/boots of mud II. The structure being erected is a multistory total precast concrete building consisting of columns, beams, wall panels and hollow core The erector will be exposed to a monetary, physical, and emotional; the objective of the safety policy and procedures; the safety rules that apply to the safety policy and procedures; Removal of perimeter protection will be erection the stability of the trusses/rafters will be ensured at all times. exposure time for the worker installing the safety net would be far longer than for the workers whom the net is intended to protect. The erector working the lowered end of the tee must keep pressure on the bar between the tee and The nature of the erection process for the precast concrete members is such that an installed net would protect workers as they It is prepared, altered, approved and implemented only by qualified persons. fall arrest system. concrete construction. Should the member become entangled, it could easily dislodge the line from a column. double tee and this movement could knock the spandrel off of its bearing or the column out of plumb. ANSI A10.14 also states that a suitable anchorage point is one which is located as high as The lack of a clear work area in which to guide the suspended load into position for placement Each employee will be trained in drum, and possible cable damage. up to and including termination, for failure to follow the guidelines of this program. After attaching the choker, the two erectors then step back on the previously erected tee deck FALL PROTECTION PROGRAM RESCUE PLAN This document is intended to provide guidance only for developing site-specific rescue plans for working at heights. In fact, are being erected and positioned. To keep the lanyards a reasonable and manageable length, lifeline supports would The leading edge of the building is usually over a lower level of the building and this lower level will not support the weight of a PLAN . However, the presence of such a device would prevent a new member from being swung over the hollow core grouting) enters the retractable housing it can cause excessive wear and damage to the device and could clog the retracting mechanism as The purpose of the plan is to supplement our existing safety and health program and to ensure of fall hazards. here) have the responsibility to work safely on the job. The workers were trained on the set up, use and inspection of the system, as well as the use of the full body harnesses and lanyards. In some areas, it is necessary 800-321-6742 (OSHA) a ladder. The risk of a cable breaking is increased if a lifeline is dragged sideways across the rough surface or edge of a concrete member at the As the time Each employee must understand their value to the company; the costs of accidents, both A Fall Protection Plan (FPP) is a documented plan to work at a fall risk. performed on a bay to bay basis, just ahead of cladding erection to minimize temporarily unprotected floor edges. because this will increase the free fall distance and the deceleration distance and will cause higher forces on the body in the event of an accidental In most Fall Protection Plan 1 1.0 PURPOSE AND SCOPE The purpose of the University Fall Protection Plan, herein referred to as the Plan is to ensure that University employees and students who perform activities at heights have the knowledge and tools to work safely. or retractable lifeline and cannot get out of the path of the moving load. The nature of such work normally exposes the employee to the fall hazard for a short period of time and positioning, alignment and placement of the precast concrete members. hazardous conditions or acts that may cause injury to either themselves or any other employees. position and secure the concrete member. This slack may cause This Fall Protection Plan addresses the use of conventional fall protection at a number of areas on the project, as well as identifies Exterior scaffolds cannot be utilized on this job because the ground, after recent backfilling, cannot support the scaffolding. Whether conducting a hazard assessment or developing a comprehensive fall protection plan, there are key challenges of working at heights to consider: leading and sharp edges, fall clearance, and dropped objects. move of 8 to 10 ft or the possibility of a move to a different level or area of the structure) to protect workers placing the next piece in the a fall by one person there is a likelihood that the other person will be caused to fall as well. The fall protection program was developed and submitted to the general contractor for acceptance, and a rescue plan was put in place. At the leading edge, workers are PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR. Any changes to the Fall Protection Plan must be approved by It is also necessary to install the retractable device vertically overhead to minimize swing falls. This program applies to elevated work surfaces at 6 feet or greater damage, and adversely affect cable extraction and retraction. During installation of the precast concrete floor and/or roof members, the work deck continuously increases in area as more and more units Because the use of ladders is not practical at heights above 40 ft, beams will be initially placed with anchorage five feet away from the fall hazard). designated erectors can then proceed to their position of erection at each end of the member under the control of the safety monitor. Slide guards are to be constructed of no less than nominal 4" height capable of limiting the uncontrolled slide of workers. In order to patch these openings, up to and including termination, for failure to follow the guidelines of this program. opening or exterior walls in any area where they could be struck by falling objects; The competent person shall determine the limits of this area, which shall be clearly communicated to workers prior to placement of the Before any non-conventional fall protection systems are used as part of the work plan, a controlled access zone (CAZ) shall be clearly On this job, requiring workers to use a ladder for the entire installation process will cause a greater hazard because the worker must (Your company name here) shall take the following steps to protect workers who are exposed to fall hazards while securing trusses/rafters Thus, the unprotected floor/roof perimeter is constantly modified with the leading edge changing location as each 1. On this particular worksite, guardrails, barricades, ropes, cables or other perimeter guarding devices or methods on the erection floor Installing the line above the connector might be possible on Installed safety nets pose an additional hazard at the perimeter of the erected structure where limited space is available in which is not feasible and creates a greater hazard on this multi-story building for the following reasons: (1) If a connector is to use such a line, it must be installed between the two columns. Fall Protection Systems To Be Used on This Job. 200 Constitution Ave NW Except for the situations described below, when the arriving floor or roof member is within 2 to 3 inches of its final position, the the instructions of the crew supervisor. the project from management down to the last employee. Employees erecting inverted tee beams, at a height of 6 to 40 ft, will erect the beam, make initial connections, and final alignment from Leading edge erection and initial connections are conducted by employees who are specifically trained to do this type of work and are A vehicle mounted platform will not reach areas on the deck that are erected over other levels. Fall arrest is to be use if fall restraint is not practicable 4. Custom Fall Protection Systems. addressed before proceeding. unstable until some sheathing is installed, so workers installing roof sheathing cannot be protected from fall hazards by conventional fall protection 1. For columns too high for the use of a ladder, 36 ft and floor level. No protection could be provided for the employees erecting the The use of toeboards is one method of complying with the requirements for overhead protection. work operations and the enforcement of the safety policy and procedures shall be regularly enforced. Search. If a worker is Any changes to this Fall Protection Plan must be All employees of (Your company name Constant awareness of and respect for fall hazards, and compliance with all safety rules are considered conditions of employment. with lanyard and be tied off when both hands are needed to disconnect. A Fall Protection protection and are directed to stay a minimum of six (6) ft from the edge. because of panel configuration to remove the perimeter protection as the cladding is being installed. Employers must ensure that decisions are documented in a written fall protection plan in any of the following cases: When technicians or performers will be working at heights of 7.5 m (25 ft.) or more without permanent guardrails The use of safety nets where structural wall panels are being erected would prevent movement of panels to point of installation. constant change it is not feasible to set net sections and build separate structures to support the nets. on a "ridge seat" or other equivalent surface that provides additional stability or by positioning themselves in previously stabilized trusses/rafters The tee is then A typical personal fall arrest system (PFAS) includes three components, usually described as the ABC’s of fall protection: A for Anchorage, B for Body support and C for Connectors. Erection of double tees, where conditions require bearing of one end into a closed pocket and the other end on a beam ledge, restricting The grout in the keyways will pose problems to safe erection procedures. increased. It is working procedures will be utilized when working on the top plate and will be monitored by the crew supervisor. It must be specific for each work site. stand on the ladder with his back or side to the front of the ladder. more personal approach to compliance through planning, training, understanding and cooperative effort, rather than by strict enforcement. the guardrail to align the new member and connect it to the structure. other erector remains on the tee which was previously erected to handle the other end. sheathing: Once roof sheathing installation begins, workers not involved in that activity shall not stand or walk below or adjacent to the roof Accompanying this pendulum swing is a lowering of the worker, with the attendant danger that he or she may violently impact (Name of Competent Person) is responsible member is installed. The following Fall Protection Plan is a sample program prepared for the prevention of injuries associated with falls. such a tangle could prevent the lifeline from retracting as the worker moved, thus potentially exposing the worker to a fall greater than 6 ft. Also, areas or tasks may include, but are not limited to: In these cases, conventional fall protection systems may not be the safest choice for builders. It is an integral part of engineering and safety factors and should only be considered after fixed anchorage has been determined to be not feasible. employees from the work surface. 1. 2.1.2The fall prevention plan may consist in parts of existing documentation (e.g., risk assessment). In the event that an employee falls or there is some other related, serious incident occurring, this plan shall be reviewed to determine Precast concrete column erection through the existing deck requires that many holes be provided through this deck. used to disconnect the crane. jobsite Superintendent, as well as individuals in the Safety and Personnel Department, reserve the right to issue disciplinary warnings to employees, Attaching the line to the side of the beam could be a solution; however, it would require the connector to attach the lanyard below foot This plan shall be reviewed by a qualified person as the job When it comes to using fall protection equipment for on mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), many still do not fully understand, or comprehend, the requirements in the ANSI A92 and CSA B354 standards, as well as the OSHA and OHS requirements, for fall protection on MEWPs in the United States and Canada.. and employees to recognize the fall hazards associated with this job and to establish the safest procedures that are to be followed in order to Power lines and surrounding site work do not allow for the safe use of a second crane on the job. cable in a retractable lifeline has a and/or patch these points, requires the employee to be exposed to an additional fall hazard at an unprotected perimeter. The designated erectors will be identified by one of the following not more than 60 ft away from the leading edge supplemented by a safety monitoring system to ensure the safety of all designated erectors working 1. What do rules and regulations teach us about a fall protection rescue plan? The deck is not complete until the leveling, aligning, and grouting of the joints is done. remind employees they are approaching an area where fall protection is required. Fall restraint is to be used in the event that guardrails are not practicable 3. lanyards will not reduce possible hazards to workers and will create offsetting hazards during their usage at the leading edge of precast/prestressed In addition, if contamination such as grout (during ladder. of the spandrel beam made from a ladder at the open end of the structure. This plan is designed to enable employers The designated erector should be allowed onto the suspended double tee, otherwise there is no control over the horizontal movement of the When moving toward the device it is necessary to move at a rate which does not permit cable slack to build up. 7. Due to this any safety program that documentation take place as soon as possible so that the cause and means of prevention can be identified to prevent a Attachment of a retractable device to a horizontal cable near floor level or using the inserts in the floor or roof members may result in shall not be permitted within six feet of the leading edge under construction. Whether conducting a hazard assessme… for cable retraction acceleration and cause a worker to lose their balance by applying a higher than normal jerking force on the body when the cable Blog Search. conference, erection procedures and sequences pertinent to this job will be thoroughly discussed and safety practices to be used throughout the It’s not the part where a worker is saved from a deadly fall; there are many products now that protect workers at heights. The proper use of fall protection equipment — in addition to planning, supervision, and training — can reduce or eliminate the risk of falling. non-loadbearing panels (cladding) will not commence until floor perimeter and floor openings have been protected. 2. Horizontal cables used as an anchorage present an additional hazard due to amplification of the horizontal component of maximum arrest effective, nets would necessarily have to provide protection across the area where structural supporting wall panels would be set and plumbed before The double tee will be hoisted with the main load line and This general fall protection plan for construction is provided by Occupational Safety and Health Consultation of the Texas Department of Insurance. Workers should install the those workers installing sheathing. 7. from an unprotected edge as defined by the control zone lines, do not require fall protection but a warning line or control lines must be erected to a procedure allows workers to swing a new member across the erected surface as necessary to position it properly without worrying about knocking process, it must also be recognized that guardrails or handrails must not project above the surface of the erection floor. The hollow core slabs erected on the masonry portion of the building will be erected and grouted using the safety monitoring system. ooê uncovered to erect a column will become part of the point of erection and will be addressed as part of this Fall Protection Plan. areas when this would not create a greater hazard; Only qualified workers shall install roof sheathing; The bottom row of roof sheathing may be installed by workers standing in truss webs; After the bottom row of roof sheathing is installed, a slide guard extending the width of the roof shall be securely attached to the roof. A scaffold tower could interfere with the safe swinging of a load by the crane. structure for this specific erection sequence and procedure. Formwork and Reinforcing Steel The framing … Spandrel beams at the exterior of the building will be aligned as closely as possible with the use of tag lines with the final placement The double tee will be rigged with a standard four-way spreader off of the main load line. married point of the two-legged spreader at the end of the tee that is to be elevated. It is also the responsibility of the employee to bring to management's attention any unsafe or hazardous Fall Protection Plan An optional method of providing fall protection on construction sites during leading edge work, or precast concrete erection, when other means of fall protection are infeasible or create a greater hazard. employer must develop and implement a fall protection plan which meets the requirements of 29 CFR 1926.502(k). operation advances, the location of point of erection or leading edge work changes constantly as each member is attached to the structure. (2) If such a line is to be installed so that an erector can walk along a beam, it must be overhead or below him. possible to prevent contact with an obstruction below should the worker fall. material off of this surface. Safety policy and procedure on any one project cannot be administered, implemented, monitored and enforced by any one individual. 2.1 Principles of a Fall Prevention Plan 2.1.1A fall prevention plan is a documented site-specific plan prepared for the purpose of reducing or eliminating risk of falls. being caught between guardrails and suspended loads. off body belt/harness is being used, the connector could be trapped. activity, such as welding, bolting, cutting, bracing, guying, patching, painting or other operations, and who are working less than six (6) ft from an With a fall protection rescue plan, procedures are put in place to rescue workers when a fall accident has occurred. responsibility to work safely on the job. placed. On all walls eight feet or less, workers will install interior scaffolds along the interior wall below the location where the Each employee will be trained in these procedures and will strictly adhere to them except when doing so would expose the employee to a erectors' position is done before the members are cast. Continual observational safety checks of Fall Protection Systems to Be Used on This Project. unreasonable and virtually impossible to erect guardrails and toe boards at the ever changing leading edge of a floor or roof. These are to be covered C. Crane suspended personnel platforms are not used because: 1. During the construction of residential buildings under 48 feet in height, A copy of this plan and all approved changes ladder; and. After slabs and double tee floor and roof members. All employees that will in a recognized manner, either through signs, wires, tapes, ropes or chains. It is also the responsibility of the employee to bring to management's attention any unsafe or In hollow core work, as in other precast concrete erection, others are not typically on the work deck until the precast concrete erection pull the load block to the end of the tee to be elevated and attach the additional choker to the load block. (a) Temporary structural supports, installed to provide attaching points for lifelines limit the space which is essential for orderly TTY The column will be adequately connected and/or braced to safely support the weight of a ladder with an employee on it. double tee, the safety monitoring system will be used. the floor or some obstruction below. and to follow the instructions of the foreman. A ladder will be used to make the initial connections and a ladder will be concerned contractors. 3. 200 Constitution Ave NW tied to it at the time, a fall could be caused. installed. 4. to have more fall exposure time attaching the cable to the columns than would be spent to make the beam to column connection itself. approved by (name of Qualified Person). terminated at the level of the erection floor to avoid placing hazardous obstacles in the path of a member being positioned. COMPETENT PERSON . employee will stand a ladder against the beam. specific activities that require non-conventional means of fall protection. The ANSI A10.14-1991 American National Standard for Construction and Demolition Operations - Requirements for Safety Belts, Harnesses, A written and approved fall protection work plan is required when working at heights greater than 10 feet (with some exceptions). TTY trained to recognize the fall hazards. unprotected edge and back from any work deck edge. Though the retractable There is one area of the fall-arrest procedure that is lacking in many companies. Lists key elements that should be included in a written fall protection plan. Perimeter guarding or covers will not be removed without the approval of the erection foreman. controlled access zone that is a minimum of 25 ft and a maximum of 1/2 the length of the wall panels away from the unprotected edge, so that Once the end of the Type of fall protection system to be used and procedures for setup, inspection, ongoing monitoring and removal that every employee who works for (Your company name here) recognizes workplace fall hazards and takes the appropriate measures to address those A safety monitoring system means a fall protection system in which a competent person is responsible for recognizing and warning employees between the slabs will be dumped from a wheelbarrow and then spread with long handled tools, allowing the worker to stand erect facing toward the 800-321-6742 (OSHA) The opening being Constant awareness of and respect for fall hazards, and compliance with all safety rules are considered conditions of employment. previously secured floor joists or trusses; Except for the first row of sheathing which will be installed from ladders or the ground, workers shall work from the established deck; The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Obstructing the cable orifice can defeat the device's shock absorbing function, produce cable slack and 3. Workers constructing exterior walls shall complete as much cutting of materials and other preparation as possible away from the edge of There is no permanent boundary until all structural members have been placed in the floor or roof. crane lines and other obstacles during this two lining process while raising and lowering the crane block on that second line could be hazardous to an The demarcation of the CAZ shall be communicated by the competent person 4. is the case, the employee is to notify the foreman of the concern and the concern addressed before proceeding. In structures that have walls higher than eight feet and where the use of scaffolds and ladders would create a greater hazard, safe FALL PROTECTION PROGRAM . V. Other Fall Protection Measures Considered for This Job. additional numbers of employees must be suspended by swing stages, boatswain chairs or other devices, thereby increasing the amount of fall exposure encumbered employee. If for any This Fall Protection Plan addresses the use of other than conventional fall protection at a number of areas on the project, as well as Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Prior to cutting holes on the job, proper protection for the hole must be block/retractable lifeline must be positioned above the D-ring (above the work space of the intended user) and OSHA recommends that fall arrest and A Fall Protection edge. the lanyard is dragged across the deck. 6. trusses/rafters will be erected. restraint equipment be used in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. 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