Event Summary

The ISFP Symposium provides an international, multi-disciplinary platform for safety practitioners, regulators and scholars to connect and exchange information about new and emerging fall protection issues.

October 28, 2020

International Society for Fall Protection (ISFP) 2020 Virtual Symposium

You can now access a recording of the Symposium, with each session beginning at the time indicated in the table below. ISFP is making this recording available to all interested parties until December 31, 2020. After that, the recording will only be available to active ISFP members, via the members-only technical library.

Goals of the Symposium

  • Foster collaboration and information exchange
  • Identify key issues and emerging industry trends
  • Promote the latest fall protection and prevention research and standards
  • Advance safety practices for working at height and rescue worldwide

2020 ISFP Symposium

Held and recorded on October 28, 2020

Session Topic
Start Time in Recording
David Thomas
Best practices From Within and Outside Work-at-Heights Field
Tim Bissett
EN vs. ANSI standards – What Can We Learn From Each?
Kevin Denis
High and Low Worker Weights – What to Do?
Bill Parsons
CSA vs. ANSI standards – What Can We Learn from Each?
Dan Henn
Aligning Equipment Testing with Field Use: What Consumers Should Expect
Adam Rubin
Steel Erection Best Practices
Understanding the Hierarchy of Control
Mike Tavis
Manufacturing Best Practices Users Need To Know
Roger Kahler
Gravity and the Scientific Approach
Jonathan Wan
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