GHB Fall Protection Annual Roof Anchor Inspection

When it comes to fall protection testing and certification, GHB Fall Protection has the experience and expertise to perform OSHA and ANSI-mandated inspections to keep your fall protection system compliant. Federal Code states that davit systems and other fall protection anchorage systems be inspected annually by a qualified person per OSHA and ANSI safety requirements. GHB Fall Protection follows all industry safety standards, properly performing and documenting all inspections to assure current and future users that fall protection equipment is in compliance with applicable safety standards. The licensed professionals at GHB Fall Protection are extremely knowledgeable of the guidelines, procedures and documentation required for the re-certification of various fall protection systems. ROOF ANCHOR INSPECTIONS DID YOU KNOW? OSHA requires that all building owners must have the roof anchors inspected and certified annually (OHSA Part 1910.66), to ensure a safe workplace for any worker that uses the anchors to access work areas.  
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Anchor Inspections

Due to the highly technical nature of a fall protection system, OSHA requires that at minimum, an annual inspection must be performed by a qualified individual. For over 25 years, GHB Fall Protection has provided customers with a complete, turnkey source for fall protection services including certifying the safety of systems and their components. If during a periodic safety equipment certification, any component of your fall arrest or fall protection system is determined to be damaged, we are trained to perform the necessary repairs. GHB Fall Protection personnel can also provide system training to keep your employees aware of proper use and industry best practices. The combination of these services helps to keep your employees safe and provides your company the up-to-date training and inspection documentation required by OSHA and recommended by ANSI Z359.6.

OSHA Regulations Regarding Annual Fall Protection System Inspections

All parts of the equipment including control systems shall be inspected, and, where necessary, tested by a competent person at intervals specified by the manufacturer/supplier, but not to exceed 12 months, to determine that they are in safe operating condition. Parts subject to wear, such as wire ropes, bearings, gears, and governors shall be inspected and/or tested to determine that they have not worn to such an extent as to affect the safe operation of the installation. 1910.66(g)(2)(ii)

The building owner shall keep a certification record of each inspection and test required under paragraphs (g)(2)(i) and (ii) of this section. The certification record shall include the date of the inspection, the signature of the person who performed the inspection, and the number, or other identifier, of the building support structure and equipment which was inspected. This certification record shall be kept readily available for review. 1910.66(g)(2)(iii)

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