Utilizing height safety equipment prevents injuries and allows work to progress at a steady pace.
There are multiple benefits associated with height safety systems that include:
Working at heights can be stressful, even for those that enjoy it. It’s always imperative to have experienced professionals perform a risk assessment, develop a safety plan of the equipment needed, and its placement before any work commences.
One area that’s often overlooked by amateurs is the value of landing areas or rest platforms at suitable levels ensures workers have an opportunity to properly orient themselves before continuing their ascent or descent. It’s particularly vital when workers are carrying equipment, tools or materials.
The importance and benefits of safety equipment quickly becomes apparent if employees are working in weather that makes surfaces slippery. Utilizing height safety equipment prevents injuries and allows work to progress at a steady pace. The proper equipment also ensures there are no costly fines to pay, the risk of injury is mitigated, and no deaths occur.