The American Society of Safety Engineers will offer an interactive live webinar titled, “Understanding a Comprehensive Managed Fall Protection Program and Personnel Key to Its Development and Implementation,” at 11 a.m. (Central Standard Time) on Aug. 18.
DES PLAINES, Ill. – The American
Society of Safety Engineers will offer an interactive live webinar titled,
“Understanding a Comprehensive Managed Fall Protection Program and Personnel
Key to Its Development and Implementation,” at 11 a.m. (Central Standard Time)
on Aug. 18.
The webinar will feature speakers
Randall Wingfield, chairman of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
Z359 Accredited Standards Committee and chairman of the International Society
for Fall Protection, as well as Thomas Kramer, chairman of the ANSI Z359.6
subcommittee on the design of active fall protection systems and the ANSI
Z359.17 subcommittee on horizontal lifelines.
Key issues addressed during this
webinar will be developing and implementing a comprehensive managed fall
protection program as the most effective method to identify, evaluate and
eliminate fall hazards. The ANSI/ASSE Z359.2-2007 titled, “Minimum Requirements
for a Comprehensive Managed Fall Protection Program” will be a key component of
the presentation and will aim to help attendees better understand key terms
related to the success of a fall protection program, specifically terms such as
authorized person, competent person, qualified person and program
Understanding the responsibilities
of each aforementioned team members, limitations and training required is
necessary for better formulating successful fall protection programs as
addressed in this webinar.
Webinar attendees will receive a
free electronic copy of the ANSI/ASSE Z359.2-2007 standard, access to the live
webcast and 30 days of access to the archived recording, slides from the
session and 0.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The price to attend for ASSE
members is $115. For AIHA/ACHMM the cost is $125. And for non-members the cost is
For more information about the webinar
and to register, visit eo2.commpartners.com/users/asse/session.php?id=4698.
Founded in 1911, the Des Plaines,
Ill.-based ASSE is the oldest professional safety organization and is committed
to protecting people, property and the environment. Its more than 32,000
occupational safety, health and environmental professional members lead,
manage, supervise, research and consult on safety, health, transportation and
environmental issues in all industries, government, labor, health care and
education. For more information, visit www.asse.org.
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