This post aims to outline different forms of fall protection and highlight the benefits of each using a systematic pyramid often referred to as the Hierarchy of Fall Protection.
Snow Covered Rooftops Are Not The Only Concern For Rooftop Workers.
Join us at World of Concrete 2015 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada from February 3rd to February 6th.
Ryan is the primary supervisor for all activities involved with inventory here at the Rigid Lifelines shop. Whether he’s looking into the best shipping prices or finding the most efficient way to package a product, Ryan is always looking for ways to be more efficient. Read this blog to learn more about the different ways that Ryan helps everyone involved with Rigid Lifelines.
Horizontal wire rope systems can be a popular choice for providing fall protection for people who work at height. A process known as deflection is a common occurrence when people use a horizontal flexible lifeline system. Read more to find out the potential results of deflection when these systems are used incorrectly.
There are many terms that are frequently mixed up in the fall protection industry. And two of the most commonly confused terms are “Fall Arrest” and “Fall Restraint.” At a glance, they seem like they are expressing the same idea, but in reality, those two terms express two very different functions. Read this blog to learn the major differences between fall arrest and fall restraint, along with the best scenario for the people in your workplace.
As part of our blog-share program here at Rigid Lifelines, we would like to welcome our friends from Safety Company as they share advice about working at height. Since 1948, the Safety Company has offered value, trust, savings, and service with their wide variety of personal protective equipment and supplies for anyone who works in hazardous enviornments.
One of the best parts about going into a new year is taking a moment to look back on the accomplishments of the past year. Many things changed for Rigid Lifelines® as we expanded our services for everyone involved in the fall protection industry. To celebrate that expansion, we would like to highlight some of the most important things that happened during 2014 here at Rigid Lifelines.
In keeping with the holiday spirit, we thought it would be fun to put our own spin on the Christmas classic poem, "A Visit From Saint Nicolas." We hope that you enjoy this poem as you spend time with your family and friends. Happy Holidays from all of us here at Rigid Lifelines!
There are many styles of full body harnesses that can be used for fall protection. The features that tend to be different between harness styles include characteristics like: harness material, padding, tool belts, adjustment mechanisms, and the number of connection points. Since there are many types of harness connection points, check out this blog to learn the intended function of each harness connection.