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Falls from Heights


Falls from Heights

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This educational film explores causes and prevention of falls from heights in workplaces. Major topics include fall protection, falls from roofs, falls from ladders, falls from vehicles, and falls from scaffolds. This film is from Kansas State University's web-based course, GENAG 712, Occupational and Agricultural Injury Prevention. Copyright 2012, Mitch Ricketts. For an illustrated transcript, copy and paste the following URL into your browser: "... More
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Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: Video
Date Added to MERLOT: July 11, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 05, 2014
Submitter: Mitch Ricketts
Keywords: railing, lanyard, machinery, scaffold, vehicle, safety cage, equipment, Kansas State University, extension ladder, personal fall arrest system, workplace injuries, suspension scaffold, falls from heights, self-retracting lifeline, step ladder, toe board, guardrail, occupational safety, ladder, OSHA, Mitch Ricketts, walking surface, fixed ladder, portable ladder, skylight, top rail, roof, genag712, workers compensation, three-point climbing technique, falls from elevations, fall protection, 3-point, mid rail


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
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Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States


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