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What controls are available to mitigate risk?
Secure tools and equipment when working at heights. Consider the use of the other dropped object prevention practices like drop cloths over grating, installing temporary barriers on handrails, and a tool registry for jobs at height
Use fall protection and prevention equipment. Inspect and verify fall protection equipment; ensure certification
Plan for and set-up fall rescue devices prior to work beginning
Inspect rigging cables and straps to ensure good condition prior to use
Discuss potential dropped objects, crush prevention and slip/trip/fall hazards when developing a JSA and during toolbox safety meetings
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