For people who work at height, there’s a myth floating around that using fall protection decreases productivity in the workplace. But, Rigid Lifelines is here to debunk that myth once and for all. Read this blog and learn the facts about how fall protection can actually increase productivity in the workplace.
Welcome to the Rigid Lifelines Quarterly Newsletter! We will be providing quarterly updates about our company, trade show appearances, training sessions, and other fall protection related information for your reading pleasure.
Do you have employees who work at height, but don’t want to wear fall protection? Are you trying to generate more enthusiasm for safety at height in the workplace? Check out our blog to find fall protection training techniques for different ways that you can inspire an enhanced culture of safety in your workplace.
When you are working in an environment where you need to rely on heavy tools or large pieces of equipment in order to do your job safely and effectively, it is good practice to inspect that equipment regularly. When the equipment you use is part of a safety system, it is even more important for that equipment to be in good working order. In an effort to enhance public knowledge about fall protection equipment inspection, we will be offering a handy online guide.
The potential heights where a worker could be after a fall have a huge impact on the way that a worker is rescued from that height. Depending upon how a rescue could be carried out, there are different types of equipment that could be used for the rescue process. As a result, it’s good to know what equipment can be used under different circumstances. So, in this week’s blog we’re going to talk about the equipment that can be used during a high elevation rescue.
Summer is almost officially here, and it’s an ideal time to review heat illness prevention methods and promote worker safety. When people are working on rooftops or other outdoor locations, it’s possible to suffer from the symptoms of heat illness and potentially experience an unintended loss of balance. To reduce the risk of workplace falls associated with heat exposure, it’s important to know what symptoms to look for and what types of first aid can be applied. Read more to learn about all of the potential fall hazards and health issues that are caused from heat exposure.
Safety 2014 is an annual safety conference and expo that allows the leading safety professionals to showcase their newest innovations. At this year’s conference, Rigid Lifelines® was especially proud to display their new line of fall protection goods and accessories. In addition to having new products available, Rigid Lifelines had a few other hidden surprises for visitors. Check out this blog to learn more about everything that Rigid Lifelines offers!
Rigid Lifelines® is pleased to announce our new line of fall protection hard goods, soft goods, and accessories. In keeping with the vision and mission of our company, we have expanded our line of products to provide a high quality user experience without a high price tag. Read more to learn about all of our new products!
As a way to kick-off Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start of summer, our company hosts an annual picnic for all employees. This picnic was bittersweet because we were also sending our dear George Nolan on his way to retirement. Check out the pictures of our people in this blog.
Rescue is one of the hottest topics in the fall protection industry. It’s also one of the most frequently forgotten parts of a fall protection plan. Rescue from fall protection systems is a tricky subject because almost every facility or worksite will have its own unique situation. And the different variables that go into worksites can make it difficult to educate people about how to properly rescue a worker from height, post fall arrest. So, how can you tell if your program is sharing the information you and your employees need to stay safer? In this blog, we’ll talk about the basic subject matter that should be discussed during a thorough rescue training program.