Filtered By: Unique Uses of Fall Protection

Rope Access Systems

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.
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‘Twas The Week Before Christmas

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! 
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Can I Use My Rock Climbing Equipment As Industrial Fall Protection?

Rock climbing is a sport that involves a variety of protective equipment for people to safely access heights on either an indoor rock wall or an outdoor rock face. Even though all fall protection equipment is based on similar principles, there are some significant differences between the safety equipment used in rock climbing and the safety equipment used in industrial facilities. So this week, we’ll be discussing the differences and similarities between these two uses for fall protection equipment.
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Working on Top of the World

Courtesy of our field investigator and guest blogger Kristina Harman, the Rigid Ramblings blog is offering a unique glimpse into the safety equipment that is being used on the One World Trade Center building in New York City. Read this blog to learn about the Rigid Lifelines fall protection system and how it was designed to fit the needs of the tallest building in the western hemisphere.
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Bouncing Bungee Bodies

Learn about the physics of falling! The sport of bungee jumping utilizes fall arrest products for people seeking an adrenaline rush. However, the physics behind bungee jumping operates under the same principles that apply to arresting workplace falls. Learn about the differences and similarities in this week’s Rigid Lifelines blog!
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