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Medsafe Industrial Safety Blog

Safety is Easy...if you use some Common Sense

Posted by Medsafe on Aug 22, 2018 10:24:00 AM
We all make decisions every day during routine life activities that may seem inconsequential; but are, arguably, matters of life and death. Should I read or respond to this text message now, or wait until I’ve gotten to my destination and parked the car?  Can I make it across the street with only seven seconds left on ... Read More

Topics: Fall Protection, PPE, Fall Protection Systems,, Safety is Easy

Safety is Easy...if you have the right tools for the job...

Posted by Medsafe on Aug 15, 2018 10:10:00 AM
Anyone that took 8th grade shop is familiar with the phrase, “Measure twice, cut once”.  That axiom serves as a simple reminder to do the job accurately and correctly the FIRST time.  Likewise, anyone that has ever done their own plumbing knows that every project includes multiple mandatory visits to your favorite ... Read More

Topics: Fall Protection, PPE, Fall Protection Systems,, Safety is Easy

Safety is Easy...if you Visualize the Outcome

Posted by Medsafe on Aug 8, 2018 12:28:00 PM
There are two viral catch phrases that are inevitably followed by disaster. The first; and most common, “What’s the worst that could happen?”, is typically associated with brilliant moves like deciding to date your ex-wife (or husband) ten years after the divorce was settled. The results: shockingly predictable. The ... Read More

Topics: Fall Protection, PPE, Fall Protection Systems,, Safety is Easy

Safety is Easy...Until You Fall

Posted by Medsafe on Aug 1, 2018 10:01:00 AM
You may or may not have noticed, but here at Medsafe, we believe that Safety is Easy. At least, it should be. That includes everything. Whatever object, practice, or philosophy you are currently employing to keep your personal parts free from unsolicited alteration should be simple, and easy to institute.  Most PPE is ... Read More

Topics: Fall Protection, PPE, Fall Protection Systems,, Safety is Easy

SRL Maintenance: Inspection, Recertification, and Repair

Posted by Medsafe on Mar 5, 2018 11:43:05 AM
   Falls are one of the most common causes of death and injury on the jobsite. Training and the proper use of fall protection equipment can help reduce those numbers. Many companies provide fall protection equipment that helps protect their workers from fall hazards. Simply providing the equipment; however,  is not ... Read More

Topics: Fall Protection, SRL maintenance

Dropped Object Prevention in Powered Aerial Lifts

Posted by Medsafe on Feb 20, 2018 9:11:52 AM
Do you have employees who work from aerial lifts? Scissor lifts and boom lifts are common in many industries. Construction, maintenance, and utility workers use them the most; they can also be used to transport employees from one floor to the next - but for the most part, they are used as work platforms to access ... Read More

Topics: Fall Protection, Facility Safety, Outdoor Hazards, construction site hazards

Fall Protection: Does Your Company Have a Fall Rescue Plan?

Posted by Medsafe on Dec 5, 2017 10:30:00 AM
Fall protection is a hot topic on most jobsites these days, and rightfully so.  The dangers of working at height should not be taken lightly.  Employers are required to train their workers, provide them with the equipment, and show them how to use it.  But fall protection training doesn’t end there.  Workers also need ... Read More

Topics: Fall Protection, PPE

Horizontal Lifeline Systems Video

Posted by Medsafe on Nov 14, 2017 11:30:00 AM
Does your work site lack existing anchor points for proper worker tie-offs? If so, a horizontal lifeline system might be the answer to your problems.  But choosing effective and compliant fall protection equipment can be an intimidating task, especially when horizontal lifelines are so versatile. These systems can be ... Read More

Topics: Fall Protection, PPE

Big Guys Need Fall Protection Too! How Much Weight Can Your Harness Support?

Posted by Medsafe on Nov 8, 2017 1:20:25 PM
Wearing fall protection probably isn’t your favorite thing to do. But you know how important it is. It can literally save your life. So you put it on, and you get the job done. But how do you know that what you’re wearing is the right equipment? There are a lot of factors that go into choosing a harness. Comfort, ... Read More

Topics: Fall Protection

Fall Protection in Aerial Lifts: How to Comply with the OSHA Standards

Posted by Medsafe on Oct 31, 2017 11:59:49 AM
Are you in charge of employee safety? Then, you’re probably already aware of the importance of fall protection. Employees in both general industry and construction need fall protection at some point - particularly those who have access to aerial lifts. But do you know the OSHA requirements for wearing fall protection ... Read More

Topics: Fall Protection

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