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February 16, 2017

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Fall protection in spotlight for free 3M webinar

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3M will host its first ever fall protection webinar this month, as part of the science-based technology company’s popular Safety Spotlight Webinar Series.

 

The webinar will run from 12.00 noon to 13.00 on 22 February, titled ‘Fall Protection for the Construction Industry’. However, it will also be relevant to other sectors.

Stephen Morris, UK fall protection training sales manager at 3M, will discuss the need for fall protection in the construction industry; businesses’ legal obligations to protect workers; and the role of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

During and after the presentation, which will be broadcast live online, participants will be able to ask questions in real time.

Stephen said: “Last month 3M announced the return of its Safety Spotlight Webinar Series for 2017, and our first webinar was a huge success.

“This webinar puts fall protection in the spotlight for the first time, so I’m hoping for another great turnout and lots of insightful audience questions.

“The content will be predominantly focused around the construction industry, but still relevant to everyone within the industries that involve working at height, from rail to oil and gas.

“I encourage employers and health and safety managers to sign up online and mark their diaries, as well as to share these details with colleagues and workers.”

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For more information, or to register for any of the free webinars, visit: http://go.3M.com/3ZJb

 

 

Barbour download: Guide to working at height

Work at any height can cause injury; a fall from a height of just one or two steps can cause serious injury.

The Regulations were amended in 2007 to extend their application to those who work at height providing instruction or leadership to one or more people engaged in caving or climbing by way of sport, recreation, team building or similar activities in Great Britain.

Download your free guide from Barbour to understand: Duties of persons in control of work at height; Duties of persons undertaking work at height; General controls when working at height; Method statement for work at height; Selection of a means of access; Working platforms; Guardrails and toeboards; Ladders Mobile work platforms; Suspended access equipment; Personal suspension equipment and, Inspection of fall arrest equipment.

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