Skylights are a great way to introduce natural light to your facility, reduce operating costs, and increase employee morale. However, they pose a significant safety hazard. Skylights, although beneficial, are a falling hazard for roof […]
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What Are Horizontal Lifeline Systems? Everything You Need to Know. Falls from a great height are one of the leading causes of fatalities and injuries in the construction, utilities, and maintenance industries. Usually, workers don’t use lifelines because of a lack of available anchor points […]
FlexBridge Installation for Aviation Hub Providing Solutions for Local Contractor A large international manufacturing company was relocating its headquarters from New Jersey to Charlotte, North Carolina. Along with this move, came the need for their corporate aviation hub to move […]
OSHA Requirements for Fixed Ladders – Don’t Get Caged In! Most people get a quick mental image when the term “Ladder” is used in a sentence however the question of how to protect someone using a ladder tends to be more of a challenge to […]
“Fallse” Sense of Security 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 […]
Should I Consider a Lifeline or Guardrail for my Roof? We often have customers ask us to put a lifeline or a guardrail on their roof to protect their employees and contractors. Both lifelines and guardrails can be an effective means to protect people working […]
Qualifying Fall Solutions Providers – What to Look For 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.
What ANSI Fall Protection Standards Mean For Your Business Between 1995 and 2007, workplace fatalities were reduced by 12 percent overall, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. However, during the same period, fatalities from falls increased by 28 percent. Although many people assume […]
A Ground-Based Safety Guardrail – Not Just for Preventing Falls When most people think about a railing system – like a hand or guardrail – they tend to think of structures that are used to prevent falls. After all, one of the primary uses of these systems has been to prevent falls from height, particularly for preventing workplace injuries.
Falls are among the most common causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths. This is true for workers in various industries, including aircraft maintenance. Thus, facility managers need to set up appropriate fall protection systems […]
Falls from heights are one of the leading causes of severe injuries and fatalities in construction, manufacturing, and other industries. This is primarily why there is a shortage of workers in the construction industry, as […]