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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

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

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

Positioning Lanyards & Energy Absorbing Lanyards: Knowing the Difference

Posted by Medsafe on Oct 10, 2017 9:13:54 AM
Choosing the right fall protection equipment... it can mean the difference between life and death. In fact, most workplace injuries associated with falls have an interesting cause. They aren’t a result of people not wearing the equipment. Rather, it's because they weren’t wearing it properly. Read More

Topics: Fall Protection, Lanyards

12 Simple Steps to Ensuring Your Fall Harness Fits Properly

Posted by Medsafe on Sep 14, 2017 9:27:56 AM
Would you spend five minutes to save your life? Five minutes is all you need to make sure your fall protection harness can protect you. A lot of people don’t believe they are going to get hurt or die on the job. This is true especially when a site goes many days or weeks accident-free. All that preparation and ... Read More

Topics: Fall Protection

Do I Need Fall Protection? Your Complete Guide to the Risks and Uses

Posted by Medsafe on Aug 15, 2017 2:07:08 PM
Your firm just took on a new building project – it’s a big one and everyone is buzzing about it. But it will require your workers to be at heights for a large part of their workday. Your past projects haven’t involved this. This means you've got a bit of a learning curve to deal with. Read More

Topics: Fall Protection, PPE

How to Choose the Right Deceleration Device: Energy Absorbing Lanyards Vs. SRLs

Posted by Medsafe on Jul 20, 2017 8:34:45 AM
You get to the worksite, put on your harness, and reach for your fall protection device. You've got two choices: a self retracting lifeline (SRL) and an energy absorbing lanyard. Which one do you use? Which is the right one for the job? Read More

Topics: Fall Protection, PPE

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