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 October 23, 2013
Horizontal lifeline systems are an important component of modern fall protection implementations and are generally categorized as rigid or flexible.
Posted on October 16, 2013
Today we pose the question, “Is a cage ladder really a safe form of fall protection?” We have all seen silos and taller buildings with ladders going up the side. Most often these ladders are caged and broken into sections with a landing platform at each section.
Posted on October 9, 2013
OSHA regulations require companies to provide adequate protection for workers during routine building maintenance activities. Maintaining a comprehensive fall prevention and protection safety plan can benefit building management firms and owners in a number of other ways as well. Reduced medical bills and insurance costs, decreased downtime and improved productivity are among the most important advantages available to property owners and management firms that institute these safety programs.
Posted on October 2, 2013
Welcome to our Meet the Team blog edition featuring Vice President of Engineering, Austin Townsend, Fall Protection Solutions Expert.
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.