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Order 3900.65A - Flight Standards Service Fall Protection Program (FPP)

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Flight Standards Service Fall Protection Program (FPP)
Date issued
Office of Primary Responsibility
AFB-100, Business Standards Division
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Order purpose statement

The purpose of this order is to provide requirements and guidelines to protect Flight Standards Service (FS) personnel from falls while performing work-related duties on or near elevated working surfaces that are at or greater than 4 feet above the next level. This order applies to airport ramp operations and other industrial-type work locations. Additionally, this order assists in the identification and evaluation of fall hazards to which employees may be exposed, and to provide specific training as required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Fall Protection Standards. It is beyond the scope of this document to address slip/trip/fall hazards in office environments. Appendix A, Fall Protections Definitions, defines many of the terms used in this order.


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Cancelled documents
Number Title Date
3900.65 Flight Standards Service (AFS) Fall Protection Program (FPP) 2014-07-14