Subcontract Employee Engaged Fall Protection
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Type:  Lessons Learned

Publisher:  Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, ID

Published As:  Public

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Topics:  Occupational Safety and Health

At the Materials and Fuels Complex, a subcontract employee was placing floor decking on the second floor of the Research Collaboration Building when their retractable lanyard slightly locked up causing the employee to lose their balance. The employee fell approximately 4 feet through a gap in previously placed floor decking and was arrested by their fall protection equipment. Co-workers promptly helped the employee down by utilizing a nearby ladder. The employee avoided injury because fall protection was being worn as required.

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