Are you missing a Key Player?

Are you missing a Key Player?

Are you missing a Key Player? By Jim Costello Too often, the importance of a Program Administrator is overlooked when creating a Managed Fall Protection Program (ANSI Z359.2). Many companies wrongly believe that just because they’ve got a competent Trainer or...

What Fall Hazards are lurking at your facility?

What Fall Hazards are lurking at your facility?

What Fall Hazards are lurking at your facility? By Shane Morrison It is not always easy to foresee potential fall hazards at your facility.  The first logical step in solving the issue of potential hazards is to survey the area and create a plan of action.  In cases...

April Fools Pranks

April Fools Pranks

Past April Fools Pranks Gravitec Impossible: Training for Covert Ops Since 1986, Gravitec has offered a broad curriculum of fall protection and rescue courses designed to meet the needs of any client, from novices to professional engineers....

Randall Wingfield Talks to Professional Safety

Randall Wingfield Talks to Professional Safety

Randall Wingfield Talks to Professional Safety This interview was originally published in Professional Safety’s March 2018 issue.   PS: As a recognized expert working in this arena, what are the greatest challenges employers face in protecting workers at height?...

Fixed Ladder Fall Protection Changes

Fixed Ladder Fall Protection Changes

Fixed Ladder Fall Protection Changes Ladder cages can no longer be used for fall protection By Kevin Denis, Director of Special Projects This article is posted with permission from Metal Construction News. Occupational health and safety regulations have undergone a...

It’s Not Luck, It’s Skill

It’s Not Luck, It’s Skill

It's Not Luck, It's Skill By Wilo Castillo, Training Advisor Due to increased regulations and release of voluntary consensus standards more and more employers are addressing fall protection and rescue training. Employers have many options and methods to...

The Next Generation of Snaphooks?

The Next Generation of Snaphooks?

The Next Generation of Snaphooks? By Diego Oliver, Training Specialist DBI-SALA Force2 Hi-Vis Elastic Shock Absorbing Lanyard DBI-SALA Force2 Tie-Back Shock Absorbing Lanyard It seems snaphooks have not changed a whole lot in the last decade. I quickly...

Stay Warm & Safe at Height

Stay Warm & Safe at Height

Stay Warm & Safe at Height We talk so much about fall protection, but how about winter protection? Here in Northwest Washington its that time of year again, freezing temperatures, ice, and even a little bit of snow. Cold weather conditions can affect your body and...

OSHA Clarifies Fall Protection Questions!

OSHA Clarifies Fall Protection Questions!

OSHA Clarifies Fall Protection Questions! OSHA has recently put out a letter of interpretation regarding a couple common questions about the new Walking Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Systems regulation. The first has to do with proof loading of snap...

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