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...
Gravitec Goes to Ross Dam

Gravitec Goes to Ross Dam

Gravitec Goes to Ross Dam This summer, Gravitec had a unique opportunity at Ross Dam, a hydroelectric dam located in-between North Cascades National Park and Ross Lake National Recreation Area, just off Washington State Route 20. For two weeks Gravitec’s engineering...
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...
Best Practices in Fall Protection

Best Practices in Fall Protection

BEST PRACTICES IN FALL PROTECTION Every employer that has fall hazards present at the workplace usually has a policy already in place. Most programs involve issuing personal fall protection equipment to each worker and providing some level of training so workers can...
Fall Protection and Rescue: A Systems Approach

Fall Protection and Rescue: A Systems Approach

FALL PROTECTION AND RESCUE A SYSTEMS APPROACH Over the last few years, several thousand miles, four different countries and more ladders and lifts than one cares to mention, new themes in fall protection and rescue have appeared in the wind industry. Fall Protection...
Back to the Basics

Back to the Basics

BACK TO THE BASICS So what are the basics of fall protection? That question can be answered many different ways, depending on the person you talk to. However, when I asked that question to some of my colleagues who are familiar with all of the different aspects of...
Competent Fall Protection Person Training

Competent Fall Protection Person Training

COMPETENT FALL PROTECTION PERSON TRAINING One of the questions most frequently asked is, “What kind of training do I need to be a Competent Person in regard to fall protection?” Although it seems like a straightforward question, the answer can be a little tricky. Many...
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