If you work on aerial lifts, you’ve probably heard over and over again how important it is to take certain safety steps to avoid falls. There are a few different ways to prevent falls on aerial lifts, but keep reading to learn the most common ways contractors prevent falls on aerial lifts.
The first way to prevent falls on aerial lifts is to tie off as soon as you get in the boom lift. All it takes is one rutt to drive over and you could be well on your way down to the ground.
If you’re in the lift with someone else, check each other’s tie-offs to ensure there will be no falls.
Remember to always be diligent when on aerial lifts. Getting in and tieing yourself is no different than putting on your hard hat or safety glasses.
You know how you are always supposed to use a face shield when cutting metal? maybe you don’t a few times and everything is fine, but that one time you get metal fly back at your face, you’ll wish you took the proper safety steps. this is the same for the safety measures on aerial lifts, if you don’t take the safety steps and something happens, you’ll really wish you took those extra 10 seconds.
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