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What are the safety standards for access ladders?

Par MSK Canada dans Fall Protection

Did you know over 20% of falls in work accidents are from ladders or stepladders? The use of these materials is still the second cause of serious falls resulting in workplace disabilities and that is why access ladder standards must be respected. Before choosing a ladder or a stepladder to perform work at heights, read our article on the standards to be respected.

Removable Guardrail: 4 Criteria to Look for Before You Buy

Par MSK Canada dans Fall Protection

Have you planned to ensure the safety of your workers on your construction or maintenance sites over the short term using a removable guardrail? Before moving on to the purchase phase, here are the criteria that you should consider checking with the selling company.

Installing a Roof Guardrail System: What You Need to Know

Par MSK Canada dans Fall Protection

Besides its highly aesthetic appearance, the guardrail plays a very important role when installed outside, especially on a roof. Installing a guardrail is a major safety measure, because this is the optimal way to prevent falls. Let’s take a look at how to install a roof guardrail system.

Do You Need a Skylight Protection System?

Par MSK Canada dans Fall Protection

It’s not uncommon to see the openings known as skylights on Canadian roofs. A skylight is installed on a roof to ensure safe access to the roof or to allow for air exchange or natural lighting. Like any object that allows access to a roof, a skylight must include a suitable protection system. The ultimate fall prevention method—and therefore the ultimate skylight protection system—is the guardrail.

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