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Illinois Fall Protection Citation Results in High Penalties for Employers when Exposing Workers to Falls Illinois Fall Protection Citation Recently in February of 2018, in a suburb outside of Chicago, a General Contractor received an Illinois Fall Protection citation for exposing workers to fall hazards. As reported by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety […]

Self-Closing Safety Gate by EDGE Fall Protection, LLC             EDGE Fall Protection, LLC, focuses on providing simple and effective fall protection solutions for workers at heights.  Our solutions seek to increase worker safety, diminish employer risk, enhance accessibility, and maintain flow of material and personnel.  We continue to develop products and methods of implementation that […]

OSHA Walking Working Surfaces Standard – Low Sloped Roof Fall Protection Defined “Low-Sloped Roof” is a term that OSHA felt it needed to be defined in its Walking Working Surfaces update published November 18, 2016.  A low-sloped roof is defined as a slope equal or less than a ratio of 4 to 12.  Slope is […]

Safety is a critical component of the workplace, and one place where it is most important is on the rooftop.  Fall fatalities from the rooftop account for almost 30% of all fall fatalities.  No other fall location has a higher percentage of deaths, making flat roof safety a absolutely necessary part of any company’s safety […]