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The top of any building that is ________ or higher from the ground or lower structure is considered a rooftop.

6 feet


Equipment used to arrest falls of employees that consists of an anchorage point, connecting equipment (lanyard) and body harness

Personal fall arrest system


Consists of equipment to keep employee from reaching a fall point, such as the edge of the roof or the edge of an elevated working surface.

Personal fall restraint system


How much weight must an independent anchorage device be capable of supporting in a personal fall arrest system?

5000 pounds


In a personal fall restraint system, how much weight must the anchorage point be capable of supporting?

2 times the weight of the employee And equipment


Definition of a low slope roof

A roof having a slope less than or equal to 4 in 12 (vertical to horizontal).


Definition of a steep roof

A roof having a slope greater than 4 in 12 ( vertical to horizontal)


Height of guard rails should be between

39" to 45"


Safety nets must be installed no more than _______ below the working level.

30 feet


Warning lines must be erected at minimum ________ from the roof's edge.

6 feet


This is simply a person that is on the roof with you to make sure you do not get too close to the roof's edge

safety monitoring system


Safety monitoring systems are NOT permitted alone on roofs more than ______ in width.

50 feet


Don't tie off to anything less than ______in diameter



What type of fall protection can be used if you plan to work on a low-slope roof with roof width 50 feet or less?

Safety monitoring system


Where should the D-ring attachment of a personal fall arrest system be located?

Middle of the back between shoulder blades


What is the most common type of rooftop fall protection system utilized at Comcast?

Personal fall restraint system, often referred to as the "dog leash".


Where can you find an inclinometer?

In the rooftop kit or you can download the Pitch Gauge App with your iOS device.


If you tie off to your vehicle, make sure that...

YOU have the keys in your pocket.

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