The Navy Fall Protection program requirements are outlined in the Navy Safety and Occupational Health Program Manual, OPNAVINST 5100.23G, Chapter 13. The following guidance documents have been published to assist in clarifying the types of Fall Protection (FP) choices and the requirements associated with each control methodology. The Activity FP program manager, competent person or individual user of FP equipment must be adequately trained commensurate with their program responsibilities.
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PRODUCT INSPECTION ADVISORY NOTICE - IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED
Please be advised that all hooks on all FallTech Lanyards, Rebar Chain Assemblies, Harness/Lanyard Combos and Roofer's Kits with manufacturing dates of 1/01/2012 through 1/25/2013 should be inspected immediately in accourdance with this notice. CLICK HERE
Shore Fall Protection Guide (15 Feb 2012) - This Guide outlines a hierarchy of controls, criteria and requirements for developing and managing fall protection programs to protect all Navy personnel (military and Department of Navy civilians) at Navy Shore Facilities.
Awareness Training Brief for A&E Personnel for Roof Inspection and Assessment (pdf) - Discusses the hazards of flat and low-slope roofs, control zones within 6 feet of the unprotected edge, control measures and safe alternatives for access.
FP Guide for Roof Inspection and Assessment Work (doc) - Companion guidance document to the awareness training.
Fall Protection Checklist for Inspectors performing Roof Assessments (xls) - Pre-Inspection Checklist
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