Fall Prevention: Best Practices for the 3 Main Types of Hazards

An EHS Today-hosted webinar sponsored by J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

This webinar was originally broadcast on September 5, 2023. Now Available On Demand! 

Sponsor: J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

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To help prevent injuries and create a safe working environment, employers are required to identify hazards in their facilities. But how you go about that is the tough part.

During this webcast, J. J. Keller experts will explain the three main types of hazards that cause falls: unsafe environment, unsafe equipment, and unsafe behavior. They’ll also cover three fall prevention strategies:

  • Eliminating hazards
  • Using passive methods (guardrails, covers, fall-restraint systems)
  • Using administrative controls (safety monitors, warning lines, designated areas)

If these aren’t enough to prevent a fall, employers must provide workers with a personal fall arrest system and train them how to use it… and this webcast will cover exactly how to do that!

Finally, attendees will learn how to develop a written plan to rescue a worker if a fall were to take place.


Mark Stromme | Senior Editor – EHS | J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. 

Mark Stromme joined J. J. Keller in 1994. As an EHS Senior Editor, he specializes in OSHA general industry and construction safety supporting the topics of electrical safety, material handling, excavation and trenching, facility security, fall protection, confined space, and many others.

Edwin Zalewski | Senior Editor – EHS | J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. 

Edwin (Ed) Zalewski is a Senior Editor on the EHS Content Team at J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. He researches and creates content for a variety of safety-related topics and contributes to several products. Edwin specializes in issues such as walking working surfaces, powered industrial trucks, and injury/illness recordkeeping.

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