Rigid Rail Fall Arrest Systems
12.07 (1) Subject to subsection (2), an employer must provide or put in place a fall-protection system if work is to be performed
- CWB Certified Welders (Steel and Aluminum)
- CWB certified for welding of Steel (CSA Standard W47.1, Division 2)
- CWB certified for welding of Aluminum (CSA Standard W47.2, Division 2)
- Professional Engineers of Ontario
TYPES OF FALL PROTECTION
Changing the work process so the hazard no longer exists (e.g., building a roof on the ground and hoisting it into place)
Guardrails, Protective Covers, and Warning Barriers
Prevents a fall from unprotected edges or openings at heights.
Travel Restraint System
Allows a worker to reach the edge of a fall hazard but not fall over it.
Fall Restricting System
Designed to limit a fall distance to 0.6 m (2 ft).
Fall Arrest System
Designed to stop the fall of a worker before they hit the ground or objects below.
Designed to catch a falling worker before they hit the ground or objects below.