Burlington, ON – (July 13, 2016) O’Brien has added Fall Arrest & Fall Restraint to the product line. Eliminate the risk by protecting the worker from falling. Safetrack® rigid rail fall protection system is the most reliable rigid rail system currently available. It is not only safe but is an extremely durable and a low maintenance system.

Safetrack® is Metreel’s rigid rail anchorage system engineered specially for Horizontal Fall Arrest / Fall Restraint applications. Safetrack® comprises a free running anchorage trolley housed within a permanently installed, enclosed track profile. Safetrack®  provides workers with the ultimate fall arrest protection; offering safe access to high level/high risk work areas while allowing workers to maintain maximum efficiency and freedom of movement.

FALL PROTECTION CODES…

OSHA REQUIREMENTS:

Under Title 29 of the Code of Federal regulations (29 CFR), OSHA assures and enforces safe and healthful working conditions for general industry, construction and maritime trades. It is the Employers duty to provide their workers with a place of employment free from recognized safety and health hazards.

For construction OSHA enforces regulation 1926, Subpart M and for general industry OSHA enforces regulation 1910, Subparts D and F. These regulations specify when fall protection is required and must be followed under penalty of law. It is therefore essential to carefully assess your workplace environment, identify and address any potential fall hazards.

ANSI RECOMMENDATIONS:

Both the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) specify product performance and testing for personal fall protection equipment. While these are voluntary standards they are often adopted by OSHA and other regulatory bodies and should therefore be adhered to as they provide important guidelines for fall protection and fall arrest product safety.

Safetrack® is designed to meet with or exceed applicable standards including

  • Canada – Canadian Standard CSA Z259.2.
  • USA – Complies with OSHA & ANSI Standards for Engineered Systems.
  • UK/Europe – EN795 Class D

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