Pick Module Fall Arrest System
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
Passive Vs Active Fall Protection
When a hazard assessment is completed, and a need for fall protection is established, there are two general types of systems that can solve the need and keep the workers safe, passive or active fall protection.
Passive Fall Protection
Active Fall Protection
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.