MCAA Safety Advantage - Fall Protection

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The Importance of Guardrails

CEO Corner

Whenever possible, workers should utilize guardrails. Perimeter control or “passive protection” is the best way to keep your workers safe.

Guardrails can either be built on the jobsite or be pre-fabricated from a manufacturer. Pre-fabricated guardrail can be purchased to be permanent or temporary.

No matter which type you choose, they are the easiest fall protection systems for your workers to use.

Ken Hebert
National Sales Manager
Malta Dynamics

Fall Prevention

Slips, trips, and falls

Mason contractors strive to give our crews reliable safety materials, especially when it comes to fall prevention, but we should keep directing attention to it.


1926.502 - Fall Protection Systems Criteria

OSHA regulation

Employers shall provide and install fall protection systems required by this subpart, and shall comply with all other pertinent requirements of this subpart.

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Avoid Common Office Injuries

Safety Talk Tuesday

Few companies recognize the potential risks found in office environments. Office work, too, can lead to injuries if safe work practices are not followed.

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Silica Course Coming to Chesapeake

Train key employees to be a competent person

The MCAA's Silica Train-the-Trainer Course is a six-hour program that will train a key employee to train other employees to be a competent person.

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Discounts on Safety Equipment

MCAA Safety Marketplace

MCAA members can purchase safety products including gloves, harnesses, and more at significant discounts through the MCAA Safety Marketplace.

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