Shipyard Employment eTool
Hanging Staging (Marine) >> Install/ Disassembly
Safe Work Practices
Installation/Disassembly of Marine Hanging Staging: Fall Protection
This section of the eTool module on Ship Repair presents safe work practices (SWPs) related to fall protection that should be followed when workers are installing or disassembling marine hanging staging.
Specifically, this section addresses the importance of minimizing the amount of work performed at heights and of using independent fall arrest systems when working aloft. Considerations for “rope walking” operations are also presented.
Select either of the links below for details on these recommended safe work practices: