Jake Williams, PE, CSP
Fall Protection Specialist/Civil Engineer, REK Associates
Jake Williams, PE, CSP is a registered professional engineer and a trained Qualified Person, Competent Person, and Competent Tower Climber/Rescuer in the realm of fall protection. He has acted as a consultant for the United States Navy by performing numerous fall
hazard assessments for site specific hazards associated with various aircraft frames and ships and for site-wide surveys at Navy installations throughout the world over the last seven years. He has evaluated and developed fall protection programs for multiple organizations, and he has also developed and taught fall protection courses for Navy active- duty and civilian personnel over the last four years.
Session 7 – OSHA Compliance: How to Conduct a Fall Hazard Survey and Assessment
Run Time - 57:05
Slips, trips, and falls remain some of the leading causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths. Though OSHA’s 2017 Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Rule helped protect workers in general industry from these hazards by updating and clarifying standards and adding training and inspection requirements, employers won’t know just how many fall hazards their premises contains and whether fall protection or PPE is required unless they conduct a fall hazard survey and assessment. This session will show you how to accomplish that.