Fall Protection Virtual Symposium

Includes a Live Event on 05/29/2018 at 10:00 AM (EDT)

The 2018 construction season is in full swing, and there's never been a better time than the present to learn the latest in fall protection and construction. Join leading thinkers Thom Kramer and Leo DeBobes as they tackle issues including managed fall protection, Floors, Walkways, Platforms, and Guardrails, and other prevalent issues safety professionals face in protecting construction workers at height.

BONUS! - Your registration to this virtual event includes electronic access to over 11 fall protection and construction-related standards! See the list of included standards below!

Learning Objectives

First Session with Thom Kramer: How OSHA and ANSI should impact your fall protection purchases

  1. Identify reasons why fall protection will stay in OSHA’s focus for at least the coming 5+ years  
  2. Identify recent and future changes with the ANSI standards that requires you to evaluate your internal procedures 
  3. Create a plan to take these items into account when evaluating your organization’s fall protection program.

Second Session with Mike Shell: Providing Safe Access & Compliant Walking-Working Surfaces

  1. Identify common issues on your walking/working surfaces
  2. Prioritize actions to address the new requirements from OSHA’s walking/working surface regulation
  3. Create a plan to review/prepare an assessment for your organization


Access to the live webcast.

Access to the recording of the session in your Learn@ASSE Dashboard!

Electronic access to the following standards

  •  Z359.0, Z359.1, Z359.2, and Z359.7
  • A10.1, A10.8, A10.18, A10.24, and A10.32
  • A1264.1 and A1264.2

0.4 CEUs


Member: $195

Non-Member: $225

Thom Kramer

Managing Principal

Mr. Kramer is a safety consultant and structural engineer with 22 years of experience. As a dually registered professional engineer and certified safety professional, he has spent much of his career consulting with clients to reduce risk for workers at heights.  He specializes in the assessment and design of fall protection systems, as well as fall protection program development.  Mr. Kramer is Vice Chair of the ANSI Z359 Committee and chairs two subcommittees (ANSI Z359.1 and .17). He also serves as the president of the International Society for Fall Protection. He is widely considered as a thought leader in the fall protection industry, having given more than 100 technical sessions and workshops on the topic. For his contributions to the safety profession, he received the Edgar Monsanto Queeny Safety Professional of the Year award in 2016 from ASSE.

Mike Shell, P.E.

Fall Protection Services Leader, LJB Inc.

Mr. Shell is a structural engineer and safety consultant that specializes in fall protection design and consultation.  As a fall protection specialist with more than 15 years of experience, he spends significant time on client sites identifying, evaluating and recommending solutions for fall hazards. In his career, he has performed more than 50 fall hazard risk assessments for organizations, including federal agencies, military installations, commercial facilities, refineries and manufacturing sites.

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How OSHA and ANSI should impact your fall protection purchases
05/29/2018 at 10:00 AM (EDT)   |  90 minutes
05/29/2018 at 10:00 AM (EDT)   |  90 minutes
Providing Safe Access & Compliant Walking-Working Surfaces
05/29/2018 at 12:00 PM (EDT)   |  90 minutes
05/29/2018 at 12:00 PM (EDT)   |  90 minutes The publication of OSHA’s new rule on Walking-Working Surfaces (29 CFR 1910 Subpart D) brings about new requirements for providing safe access and compliant walking-working surfaces. After a brief background on common issues related to floors, walkways, platforms, guardrails—and other elements related to WWS—the session focuses on actions organizations can take to facilitate compliance and improve safety.
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