Posted on June 4, 2021
Can Our Own Rationalization Put Us At Risk? After over 20 years of helping our customers solve their most challenging fall protection concerns, I’ve seen a lot of varying attitudes and behaviors when it comes […]
Posted on March 1, 2021
In the United States, work at height regulations and guidelines have helped make the workplace safer since the founding of The Occupational Safety and Health Administration. However, even with advances in fall safety training and fall protection systems over the last 50 years, Fall Protection remains […]
Posted on December 19, 2017
Both employers and employees agree: Fall solutions providers save lives. However, not all fall protection systems are equal. There are a broad range of technologies available for fall prevention, and significant variation between the quality of different providers' solutions.
Posted on April 3, 2014
Creating safe and viable solutions for facade access can help building owners and management companies ensure improved safety for their workers and increased productivity during normal facade maintenance work. Facade access consulting firms can provide […]
Posted on March 30, 2014
Powered window washing equipment can offer added protection for workers and can increase productivity for these high-elevation activities. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, better known as OSHA, is responsible for providing regulatory oversight […]
Posted on September 22, 2013
Employers that require employees to work in situations in which falls could occur can help reduce the risk of these falls by providing employees with fall protection equipment, but it is still possible for an accident to happen. Preventative maintenance including a fall protection system inspection is the best way to keep workers from being hurt on the job. However, employers must have a post-fall rescue plan in place just in case there is an unexpected accident.
Posted on September 17, 2013
Fall protection systems are used to reduce or avoid any injuries sustained by workers who fall at a job site. Unfortunately, it is possible for companies to use fall protection equipment that is not compatible with other components of the system. Failure to check compatibility in a fall protection system could lead to serious injuries and even death in the workplace.
Posted on September 4, 2013
Falls are the number one cause of fatalities on construction sites and are responsible for up to one-third of all deaths in this industry. Reducing the number of falls should be a major objective of any company with workers.
Posted on November 30, 2017
As you probably already know, OSHA maintains a separate set of standards for construction and non-construction worksites. The reasoning behind this is simple. Construction worksites present a different set of risks than non-construction worksites, so work crews need to use different systems to mitigate those risks effectively.
Posted on November 17, 2017
Competent inspection is the backbone of fall safety. Even the strongest materials and best-designed systems are not dependable if they aren’t properly installed and functioning at their full capacity.