Category Archives: HS&E

Thom Kramer Named Chair of ANSI/ASSP Z359 Fall Protection Standards Committee

After serving on the ANSI/ASSP Z359 fall protection standards committee for more than 14 years, LJB’s Thom Kramer was recently voted unanimously to chair the committee. As committee chair, Kramer will oversee development of fall protection and fall restraint standards designed to prevent injuries to workers at height. The standards cover everything from fall protection program management to fall protection training to individual equipment components. A dually registered professional engineer and certified...
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LJB Wins Fall Protection Contract with Architect of the Capitol

Last month, LJB was awarded a contract to provide fall protection services—including risk assessments, system inspection and certification, system design and training—for the Architect of the Capitol (AOC). The contract will support AOC in proactively maintaining its current fall protection systems and advancing a culture of safety by performing assessments of existing facilities and work area. The contract extends through May 2019, with options for four additional years, potentially pushing...
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LJB’s Thom Kramer Wins President’s Award from ASSP

At this year's Safety 2018 Professional Development Conference, hosted by the newly renamed American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), LJB principal Thom Kramer was honored with the 2017-2018 President's Award. The society's outgoing president selects President's Award recipients who have advanced the American Society of Safety Professionals and the safety profession through their contributions, dedication and leadership. As inscribed on the award plaque, Thom was specifically honored for "his dedication to safety standards,...
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Thom Kramer Honored for Industry Leadership

For more than a decade, Thom Kramer has been an active participant and leader of the ANSI/ASSE Z359 Committee on Fall Protection. His tireless efforts to improve the standards and educate organizations on the best ways to apply them has led to receipt of the 2017 Thomas F. Bresnahan Standards Medal. According to ASSE, Kramer is being recognized for "his dedication to advancing fall protection around the world." Thom received...
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