What You Will Learn
- Identify the four main inspection areas (hardware, web, stitching, tags) and list modes of failure for each
- Identify the proper location of thigh and chest straps, along with proper tightness, as well as proper location for the dorsal D-ring
- Recognize the danger of hanging in a harness and how suspension trauma straps can alleviate stress on the body
- Identify various types of specialty harnesses
Length & Time
1day - 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM CST
Levels (Experience with Topic)
Beginner: 0-4 years
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Chris Irwin, Global Training Instructor and Safety Program Developer, MSA Safety
Chris Irwin, Global Training Instructor and Safety Program Developer, MSA Safety Chris Irwin has worked in fall protection and confined space entry training since 2008. Irwin began his career at an OSHA Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) Star manufacturing facility as an environmental, health and safety specialist before working as a site safety supervisor for a general contractor of a construction company with 150 union boilermakers. Since 2009, Irwin has delivered training on topics ranging from basic fall protection, competent person and train-the-trainer programs to tower, wind turbine and confined space rescue. In addition, he has conducted on-site OSHA-style safety inspections addressing all areas of the 1910 and 1926 regulations, consulting with safety managers to establish corporate programs and policies. Irwin has worked across multiple industries and construction firms and is a certified OSHA 10- and 30-hour trainer for both general industry and construction.
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