Health & Safety Specialist
The goal of the Cornell University Fall Prevention Program is to identify guidelines to protect employees engaged in outdoor or indoor work activities that expose them to potential falls from elevations. An important element of the Fall Protection Program is the identification of fall hazards so that the proper fall protection controls can be implemented. While there are many fall protection controls, the primary goal of this program is to eliminate fall hazards where feasible. In many cases, a combination of controls should be implemented to reduce exposure to fall hazards. Primary control options include the following:
Please review the resources below for additional information on the Fall Prevention Program.