September Chapter Meeting

When:  Sep 5, 2018 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  Mississippi

Fall Protection Solutions and the New OSHA Rules

An overview of the codes pertinent to permanent engineered fall protection systems, design considerations for common hazards and installation options.
Learning Objectives:
  • Review new OSHA rules and consensus standards. Learn about the new OSHA regulations and how that will affect your design and your customer.
  • Timeline for application of codes & standards.
  • Overview of fall protection product categories. What, where, how?
  • Discuss the differences and benefits of fall prevention and fall arrest systems
  • What are the various options available for suspended requirements

Presented By: David Ensminger

David is the National Sales Manager for Rooftop Anchor. He has been in the fall safety industry for the last 9 years. Prior to Rooftop Anchor he was the National Account Manager for SafePro, LP, a national roof top safety company. His job requires him to work closely with architects, roof consultants, building owners, distributors and contractors to make sure the rooftop and the roof access are safe and meet OSHA requirements, along with ANSI Z359 and ANSI I14.1 standards. Additionally, he manages the independent sales representatives who cover the US. Prior to working in fall protection safety, he worked in the telecommunication industry and worked for numerous companies such as AT&T, Lucent and IBM.

He has been in and around construction most of his life. His dad was a general contractor and he started learning the construction business in the summer when he was 13 years old. He has a BBA in Marketing from Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas. He lives in the Dallas area.

Sponsored by: Rooftop Anchor

Rooftop Anchor was established by a team of solution-minded professionals well versed in fall protection and rooftop work environments. Having spent years depending on fall protection equipment themselves, the founders were confident that they could deliver industry-leading solutions to enhance worker access while improving safety. Rooftop Anchor is a recognized leader in OSHA-compliant fall protection technology and guarantees the highest standards in its products.

Rooftop Anchor, Inc. engineers, manufactures and installs suspended access and rooftop access fall protection systems for commercial, residential, industrial, military bases, sports venues, aircraft maintenance and mining applications. Their employees and network of representatives have extensive experience in fall protection safety in new construction and retrofit projects. They have found that the majority of work environments lack suitable fall protection systems for employees, window cleaning crews, maintenance teams and other contractors. They are a full service partner that designs, manufactures, installs, and certifies a fall protection system that will make your work environment code compliant. Rooftop Anchor provides their clients with a complimentary design service to assist in the development of a compliant plan to meet all local codes and regulations.


Greg Durrell