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LJB Hires Transportation Operations Lead

LJB Hires Transportation Operations Lead

To support the firm’s commitment to providing expert transportation services, LJB…
LJB Hires Senior Traffic Project Manager and Technical Advisor

LJB Hires Senior Traffic Project Manager and Technical Advisor

To support the firm’s commitment to providing expert transportation services in…
LJB Designs Award-Winning Structures

LJB Designs Award-Winning Structures

LJB is proud to announce that we have been part of…
Refreshed Brand Highlights Services & Philosophies

Refreshed Brand Highlights Services & Philosophies

MIAMISBURG, OH., Oct.6, 2022—After more than 20 years using its signature…
LJB Honored for Emphasis on Employees Wellbeing

LJB Honored for Emphasis on Employees Wellbeing

  LJB Inc. has been recognized as a 2022 Healthiest Employers…
LJB Ranked in List of Top 500 Design Firms

LJB Ranked in List of Top 500 Design Firms

LJB’s reputation for providing great client service on a foundation of…

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The article provides a design technique for light gage metal deck diaphragm roofs supported laterally on only three sides, commonly referred to as a 3-Sided Box. Discussed are the calculations needed for a stable design such has how to combine roof shear loads from windward, leeward, and sidewall wind pressures and how to calculate chord forces. A real-world design example is also presented to help guide the reader.

By embracing proven strategies to improve a fall protection program, hundreds of workers in this country could be saved from fatalities every year – not to mention workers affected by serious injuries with days away from work. The four strategies in this article, outlined by fall protection expert Thomas Kramer, PE, CSP, provide great potential to reduce fall risk.

This article, published in Occupational Health and Safety Magazine, discusses the ways organizations can take advantage of technology to manage aspects of fall protection programs. By adopting practices that utilize technology-based tools and applications, organizations can reduce the inherent risk of identifying fall hazards and effectively manage and store data digitally. This article highlights tangible case studies from real applications and discusses the limitations organizations need to know when making decisions.