Protected: People don’t float or fly

Protected: People don’t float or fly

Understanding the Basic Principles of a Primary and Secondary in Fall Protection Here it is. Whenever a person is at height, they need a primary and a secondary means of protection. A “primary” layer of protection is whatever...

ASSE Safety 2017

ASSE Safety 2017

ASSE Safety 2017 Visual Re-cap We had a great time at the trade show in Denver, CO meeting new and old faces. Thank you to all the individuals who were involved in bringing the show those who were unable to attend. Learn more about the latest in fall protection gear...

How to Store a Work Positioning Lanyard

How to Store a Work Positioning Lanyard

How to Store a Work Positioning Lanyard Here’s a trick for tying off the extra slack in your work positioners Start by pulling the work positioner away from you, as long as you can get it with the abrasion pad in the center Make a loop and pull the center of the tail...

Will I Hit That? Clearance Calculations

Will I Hit That? Clearance Calculations

Will I Hit That? Clearance Calculations Determining how far your fall arrest system will allow you to fall is a critical task for anyone using fall protection equipment.  Mistakes are often made when determining clearance requirements and it usually comes down to...

Bag Rope Like a Pro

Bag Rope Like a Pro

Bag Rope Like a Pro Why We Bag Rope There are a few differences between bagging rope and coiling rope. Coiling rope around your arm like an extension cord seems easier and faster, but each time we do this, it puts half a twist in the rope. Coiling rope into a bag...

Carabiner Showdown

Carabiner Showdown

Carabiner Showdown Ch Ch Ch Ch Changes… Change can be hard, even David Bowie knew that. But with time, comes advances in technology and improvements in fall protection. Some of you may remember what harnesses used to be like—body belts that often led to internal organ...

GRAVITEC Power Perimeter

GRAVITEC Power Perimeter

GRAVITEC'S All New Power Perimeter APRIL FOOLS PRANK - Thank you for playing along with our April Fool’s prank this year! Redefine your expectations of fall protection and immerse yourself in the new technology of our GRAVITEC Power Perimeter System. Installation is...

So what’s up with ladders?

So what’s up with ladders?

So what's up with fixed ladders? As you’ve probably heard, there’s been a lot of talk about OSHA’s new rule on Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment and its relation to fixed ladders. So what exactly is happening? And what do you need to do? Well,...

Upcoming Trade Show

Upcoming Trade Show

Upcoming Trade Show Presentation at Safety+ Using ANSI Z359.2 to Manage Fall Hazards Presented by Kevin Denis Thursday, August 31st, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Meeting room 201-202 This interactive workshop will use the newly released ANSI / ASSE Z359.2 to identify, assess,...

Gravitec is Going Where It’s Never Gone Before… E-Learning

Gravitec is Going Where It’s Never Gone Before… E-Learning

Gravitec is Going Where It's Never Gone Before... E-Learning We understand educational needs are not black and white. With each student comes a different learning pace, varying knowledge retention, availability of time, and location constraints. That’s why we’re...

Product Recalls, Safety Alerts & Notices

Product Recalls, Safety Alerts & Notices

All Product Recalls, Safety Alerts & Notices 5/17/2017 3M/CAPITAL SAFETY STOP USE NOTICE – Free Standing Counterweight Anchor Using an Evolution Leap Post 3M Fall Protection (formerly Capital Safety) has...

Gravitec Turns 30

Gravitec Turns 30

Gravitec Celebrates Its 30 Year Anniversary Gravitec Systems has helped fall protection transform from workers using waist belts and ropes to full body harnesses and energy absorbing lanyards. Over the last 30 years we have added engineers, trainers, technicians,...

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