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INSPECTIONS, TESTING & CERTIFICATIONS OF ROOFTOP ANCHORS & DAVITS

Liability

Liability

Navigating rooftop fall protection: Understanding liability In building management, ensuring the safety of workers is of utmost importance. Rooftop fall protection, in particular, is a critical aspect of occupational safety, and understanding the liability for rooftop...

Fall Protection Testing

Fall Protection Testing

Ensure worker safety with proper fall protection testing To meet the requirements of various industry standards as well as the OSHA Final Rule for Walking and Working Surfaces, companies must regularly test and inspect their fall protection systems. Wikstrom...

Roof Anchor Inspection

Roof Anchor Inspection

What to Expect from Your Roof Anchor Inspection As with any other workplace safety issue, roof anchor inspections are mandated and enforced by OSHA to keep rooftop and façade workers safe. Wikstrom Engineering Consulting, P.C. ensures that hundreds of clients across...

Why Rooftop Anchor Testing Matters

Why Rooftop Anchor Testing Matters

Importance of Testing Rooftop Anchors Testing tie-back anchors and davit systems is essential to the safety of the workers who rely on these fall protection systems, whether they are contractors or your employees. Building owners are required to provide workers and...

Roof Davits and Proper Fall Prevention Safety

Roof Davits and Proper Fall Prevention Safety

Roof davits are essential to the maintenance of high-rise buildings; they ensure workers can conveniently and safely access the façade of the building.  They are most often used by window washers, or in the construction or repair of tall buildings. What is a Davit? A...

OSHA Walking and Working Surface Regulations

OSHA Walking and Working Surface Regulations

OSHA revised the Walking and Working Surface Regulations CFR 1910.27 for Rope Descent Systems effective November 21st, 2017. However, due to limited availability of qualified persons to inspect, test and certify anchorages for RDS use, OSHA is providing employers and...

Rooftop Fall Protection 101

Rooftop Fall Protection 101

Roof fall protection was the #1 OSHA safety violation in 2022. OSHA provides this information annually to alert organizations to major issues, so they can take the steps necessary to make changes and prevent future citations. Fall protection remains a major issue,...