Tower Safety & Instruction

Field Operations Manual - Fall Protection

Topics include the following:

  • Introduction 
  • Expectations 
  • Regulations and Standards 
  • PFAS (Personal Fall Arrest System)
  • Equipment 
  • Eye Protection
  • Hard Hats 
  • Foot Protection 
  • Gloves 
  • Ladder-Stairs-Guardrail-Rooftop 
  • Anchorages/Anchorage Connectors 
  • Visual Inspection of a Tower 
  • Snap Hooks
  • Connectors 
  • Carabiners
  • Lanyards 
  • Work Positioning
  • Self-Retracting Lifelines 
  • Fall Clearance
  • Full Body Harness 
  • Welding on Cell Towers 
  • Suspension Trauma 
  • Ladder Climbing Systems 
  • Vertical Lifelines and Robe Grabs
  • Horizontal Lifelines 
  • PPE Inspections 
  • Ropes 
  • Knots and Hitches 
  • Ascenders/Descenders/Pulleys 
  • Safety Procedures
  • Pre-climb Checklist 
  • Hazard Assessment 
  • Tower Rescue 
  • Rope System
  • 8 Anchoring System/MA/Rescue Operations
  • Rescue Techniques 
  • Jobsite Safety Reminders
  • Cell Tower First AID/CPR/BBP
  • Crane Signals/Radio Etiquette 
  • Managed Approach to Fall Protection
  • Aerial Lifts
  • Electrical 
  • RF Safety Awareness
  • Ladder Safety