Construction works are getting increased in recent times, and the workers are in need to work on the site by falling at a great height, and it is most dangerous. The major reason for accidents at the height of works is designing of a poor workplace, access support collapse, inadequate edge protection, and workplace restrictions. To protect and safeguard them, the fall arrest system helps a lot, and it gives them maximum movement and freedom when they are working at great heights. It is highly beneficial in places where there is temporary overhead or bridge crane usage. Using this equipment will help to lower any life-threatening accidents.
Select the item which is of the best material and the one which gives the maximum protection to the people. The system comprises a body holding device, energy absorber, anchor line, anchor point, connectors, hooks, and lanyards. When assembling the components, you need to consider the factors like component suitability and compatibility, workplace feature, and characteristics, intended user, and ergonomic consideration.
It is mandatory for the workers to get complete knowledge and training on fall arrest usage. And then should have both the practical and theoretical skills to work depending on the situations. People working on towers, incline and horizontal surfaces, space under wearer prefer the fall arrest system. The workers should recognize and eliminate the fall hazards wherever it is possible for them and need to select the proper equipment depending on the application. They need to consider the workplace and environmental factors, reduce the free-fall distances, and choose the right anchor point.