Fall Protection

A Self-Retracting Lifeline
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A Self-Retracting Lifeline

MSA's Latchways self-retracting lanyard comes in two cable lengths and with some... More

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OSHA Extends Temporary Fall-Protection Enforcement Once Again

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has decided to push its toughest enforcement measures for its new fall-protection rule back to March 15, 2013, according to a memo released on Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Labor. More

Super Anchor Safety Bar
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Super Anchor Safety Bar

Like other contractors who comply with OSHA fall standards, I've had to ask myself... More

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Jobsite Falls

If you have seen this month's survey on safety practices, then you probably figure this blog entry was planned to coincide with it. In fact, it's kind of an accident (no pun intended) that I am writing about safety now. The survey was written weeks ago and it wasn't until the other day, when I received a newsletter from NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) that I starting thinking about construction falls. More

Launch Time 2010: Capital Safety DBI-SALA 50-Foot Sealed-Blok SRL
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Launch Time 2010: Capital Safety DBI-SALA 50-Foot Sealed-Blok SRL

The new DBI-SALA 50-Foot Sealed-Blok SRL is a fall-arrest device designed with... More

Safe Sites
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Safe Sites

Walk around any jobsite on any given day–even the ones with well-trained and... More

Fall Protection: Covering the Basics
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Fall Protection: Covering the Basics

Falls are one of leading causes of death among construction workers. In 2004,... More

Launch Time 2009: Capital Safety Ultra-Lok Dual-Mode Fall-Protection Rig
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Launch Time 2009: Capital Safety Ultra-Lok Dual-Mode Fall-Protection Rig

The Ultra-Lok RSQ SRL ('rescue with self-retracting lifeline')is the first... More

Product Watch: Miller Fall Protection TurboLite Personal Fall Limiters
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Product Watch: Miller Fall Protection TurboLite Personal Fall Limiters

Miller's TurboLite Personal Fall Limiters (self-retracting lifelines) are part of... More

Capital Safety Protecta's Rebel CT
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Capital Safety Protecta's Rebel CT

Falls are the No. 1 cause of accidental death for construction workers. More

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