Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, and fall protection remains Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) most frequently cited violation across all industries as of 2018.
You need a plan of action for your team to follow in the event of an emergency. A rapid rescue is essential for preventing secondary injuries and even death that can occur in a fall incident. Creating a Rescue Plan arms workers with the knowledge and processes they need to follow in the event of an emergency to prevent injury or death.
Malta Dynamics is pleased to offer a downloadable Rescue Plan for your convenience. This fully customizable plan offers fall rescue awareness resources for your team as well as instructions for reporting fall incidents to OSHA. You’ll find rescue plan quick sheet that includes emergency contacts and a detailed checklist you can use to prepare for a quick response to a fall incident.