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,...

Engineering Team Building

Engineering Team Building

Engineering Team Building How much do you trust your coworkers? Enough to order the office supplies? How about leaving a project with a tight deadline on them? Sure most of us ask our coworkers to do these things every day, but at Gravitec we like to take employee...

Sutro Tower Fall Protection Survey

Sutro Tower Fall Protection Survey

Sutro Fall Protection Survey Between Sutro Mountain and Twin Peaks, Sutro Tower, standing at over 900 feet, is an icon to the residents and visitors of San Francisco. Built in 1973, Sutro tower is a TV and radio antenna that services the entire bay area. Due to the...

Gravitizer Harness Kit

Gravitizer Harness Kit

Gravitizer Harness Kit Thank you for playing along with our April Fool’s shenanigans! Maybe one day the technology to be able to mark our PPE without compromising its integrity will exist. In the meantime, take care to always inspect equipment prior to each use....

Why Choose Engineered Anchor Points?

Why Choose Engineered Anchor Points?

WHY CHOOSE ENGINEERED ANCHOR POINTS? Suggestions are always given on how to choose a non-engineered anchor location. With each anchor you must always take into account strength, location, and compatibility. There are only two ways to determine the strength of an...

Capital Safety & Recall Notices

Capital Safety & Recall Notices

CAPITAL SAFETY & RECALL NOTICES Capital Safety is issuing the attached Product Retrofit Notice regarding the Advanced Adjustable Offset Davit Systems manufactured before January 1, 2016 READ MORE! Capital Safety & Recall Notices 8/30/2016 CAPITAL SAFETY Lad-Saf™...

The Z-Rig Followup

The Z-Rig Followup

The Z-Rig Followup Making Your Z-Rig Work For You – Levi Delong So you’ve got yourself a Z-rig. Maybe Santa even brought you that tactical version you’ve been asking for. Now what?  There are a lot of uses for a Z-rig, but let’s look at a few ways to make it...

The Z-Rig

The Z-Rig

The Z-Rig You’ll find Z-rig setups in every industry.  It’s a handy combo of a rope grab, carabiner, and pulley – a compact system that affords the user the ability to quickly redirect lines and lift a great amount of weight. With its versatile application, a...

Taking Better Photos at Height

Taking Better Photos at Height

Taking Better Photos at Height The Challenging Hurdle Carrying your camera around with you is enough of a pain; ever tried climbing with it?  Sure, you can toss the camera around your neck or over your shoulder, but this quickly presents problems. Within the first ten...

Inspecting: Impact Indicators | Stitching | Labels

Inspecting: Impact Indicators | Stitching | Labels

Inspecting: Impact Indicators | Stitching | Labels EQUIPMENT INSPECTION What to Look for! Part 3 of 3 Impact Indicators There are many signs that an inspector can look for that indicates an item has been impacted or overloaded. Many of these items are by design and...

Inspecting: Corrosion | Paint | Chemical Exposure/Contact

Inspecting: Corrosion | Paint | Chemical Exposure/Contact

INSPECTING: CORROSION | PAINT | CHEMICAL EXPOSURE/CONTACT Fall protection equipment is often present during painting. Overspray, cleaning agents, and saturation by paint is not uncommon damage to this equipment. Some additional research is required to determine the...

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