A unique challenge in the residential construction industry, fall protection systems are extremely important for worker safety. Learn more about fall protection systems for residential construction in this blog.
Perhaps OSHA citations for fall protection violations remain a widespread problem because workers believe that they don’t need safety equipment. Learn about the importance of fall protection in this blog.
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is always striving to improve their comprehensive safety standards and requirements; that’s why their new standard—ANSI Z359.15—is so important to companies that use single anchor lifelines and fall arresters on a daily basis. Learn about the benefits of ANSI Z359.15 in this blog.
According to 2011 data from the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, ladder falls accounted for 30 percent of disabling workplace falls from height. Learn about ladder safety in this blog.
Salt City, Inc. made the decision that a new fall protection system was needed, so they reached out to Jack Norton from Warner Specialty Products, Inc. for a safety evaluation. Learn what happened in this blog post.
What should you do when the protective equipment specified in current standards does not apply for your specific work application? Rope Access Systems are designed for fall protection where conventional methods cannot work. Learn more about Rope Access Systems in this blog.
ASSE's Safety Trade Show is an annual safety conference and expo that allows the leading safety professionals to showcase their newest innovations. This year's show offered more than 200 educational sessions and had over 600 companies exhibit. Check out this blog to learn what Rigid Lifelines displayed at ASSE's Safety 2015.
Understanding how OSHA and ANSI work together is essential for compiling a fall protection plan. Learn how OSHA and ANSI work together in this blog post.
Although there are clear differences between the two, understanding which equipment is best used in industrial and recreational fall protection will help keep people safer while at height. Learn more about the difference between fall protection for recreational and industrial use in this blog.
Rigid Lifelines would like to honor Vanina Morrison from Montezuma, New Mexico, as the recipient of the 2015 Rigid Lifelines Fall Protection Scholarship Essay Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a graduating high school senior who exhibits a thorough understanding of the chosen fall protection essay topic.