The demand for wireless and cell phone communication has dramatically increased the telecommunication tower industry. However, a huge increase in workload has resulted in a major increase of tower worker injuries and fatalities. Learn about fall protection for telecommunication tower workers in this blog.
Companies must follow many policies and regulations, such as a fall protection program, rescue plan, and proper training for users. Mainting these tasks can seem overwhelming, and inspecting a fall protection system effectively is no exception. Learn how to inspect a fall protection system effectively in the blog.
Working with or near electricity presents the risk of electrical events, which can severely injure or even kill workers. Arc flash is a dangerous instantaneous electrical event that occurs often. Learn more about understand the dangers of arc flash in this blog.
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.
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.