Program: Fall Protection Program
Revision Record: http://www.lbl.gov/ehs/pub3000/Pub3000Changes.html
The requirements of the Fall Protection Program apply to:
Berkeley Lab employees, construction contractors, nonconstruction subcontractors, vendors, and affiliates
Whenever they are:
Working on any walking or working surface having an unprotected side or edge that is 6 feet or more above a lower level.
This includes leading edges, roofs, tanks, manholes, unguarded machinery, aerial lifts, ladders, slopes steeper than 2:1 (horizontal to vertical) hillsides, roofs, and surfaces with open holes or skylights.
Inadequate fall protection may lead to:
Note: Falls are the leading cause of death and injury in construction occupations.
For assistance with fall protection controls and systems, Berkeley Lab employees, construction contractors, and nonconstruction subcontractors, vendors, and affiliates should contact LBNL Fall Protection Subject Matter Expert Matthew Rice: ext. 7512 or 510-708-1113 (cell).
|The official version of this Quick Start Guide is on the PUB-3000 Web page.
Printed copies are not official versions of this Quick Start Guide.