Section 14: Arc Related Clothing/ Systems + Fall Protection

  • 14.1 System has performed an arch hazard assessment for arc rated clothing needs and supervisors can explain which positions are affected.

    ref: NESC Rule 410.A.3

  • 14.2 Arch rated shirts are worn by affected employees.

  • 14.3 Arc rated pants are worn by affected employees.

  • 14.4 Arc rated rainwear is available for affected employees.

  • 14.5 Arc rated outerwear is available for affected employees.

  • 14.6 Arc rated winter liners are available for affected employees.

  • 14.7 Arc related traffic control vests are available for affected employees.

  • 14.8 Interviewed employees are knowledgeable about the purpose and their local requirements for arc rated clothing.

  • 14.9 Fall protection equipment meets applicable OSHA/ANSI standards and specifications for jobs being performed.
    * Equipment is properly sized and fitted to the individual.
    * Equipment is free of any modifications and found in very good condition.
    * Labels shall be maintained on equipment and should be legible. All fall protection equipment should be inspected at least every 6 months after initial service by a competent person. Only full body harnesses shall be used for fall arrest.
    * Harnesses and lanyards shall be stored appropriately (in a bin, which is dry and clean, and apart from any materials that cold cause damage). (To receive an "Exceeds" evaluation, this equipment is stored in fall protection equipment storage bags.)
    * The fall arrest attachment point of the body harness shall be at the center of the user's back near shoulder level and with a proper lanyard that will limit employee falls to a maximum of six (6) feet, nor contact any lower level.

    ref: ANSI Z359.1-2007 or later

  • 14.10 Attachment points for fall protection on equipment or structures are designed for the potential shock loading.

  • 14.11 Fall protection equipment is properly stored where its serviceable condition can be best maintained.
    * Storage area provided on each truck for all protection equipment or properly stored in equipment bags.
    * Fall protection equipment is stored clear of any items that can damage these items.

    ref: 1926.1423(d); 29 CFR 1910.132

  • 14.12 Body belts, straps, and climbers meet OSHA/ANSI standards for fall positioning/fall protection equipment ad the following specifications for sizing, use, and storage.
    * Climbing equipment with 100% fall protection is assigned and fitted to each climber and work positioning systems shall be rigged so an employee can fall no more than 0.6 meters (2 feet).
    * Space is available on utility trucks for stowing climbing tools with 100% fall protection or these tools are properly stored in protective individual tool bags.
    * Stowed climbers have appropriate gaff guards in place.
    * Climbing tools with 100% fall protection, or bags containing these items are stored clear of objects that would damage this equipment.

    ref: ANSI Z359.1-2007 or later

Section 14: Summary

  • 14.13 The overall evaluation of the onsite field observation team for this section of the assessment is as follows:
    * Strong performance - Questions evaluated as exceeds or satisfies all requirements.
    * Satisfactory performance - Questions evaluated as satisfies all requirements, could be a small number evaluated as exceeds.
    * Generally satisfactory with minor areas for improvement - Questions evaluated as satisfies all or most requirements, improvement areas are minor
    * Key attention areas for improvement - Questions evaluated as partially satisfies or fails to satisfy requirements in important improvement areas

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  • Stephen Davis

  • Daren Deverman

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