Items Tagged with 'Fall protection'

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Communication tower safety

As the number of structures needing upgrades has increased, so have worker deaths
After 13 workers died at communication tower worksites in 2013 – more than the previous two years combined – OSHA and other stakeholders are taking a closer look at the safety of the industry.
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Safety gates

Improve safety and productivity in industrial work areas. YellowGate brand safety gates support safety compliance and deliver fall protection that ships the same day, mounts anywhere and adjusts easily.
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Arizona responds to OSHA threat to take away construction oversight

Phoenix – OSHA’s threat to take away Arizona’s oversight of construction safety – prompted by alleged inadequacies in the state’s fall protection standard – is unnecessary in light of recently passed legislation, an attorney representing the state said in a May 1 letter to the federal agency.
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Self-retracting lifeline

The Max Patrol Self-Retracting Lifeline allows for more freedom of movement without the lock-up that can inhibit a user’s range of motion.
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Temporary horizontal lifelines

The newly enhanced line of Gravity Temporary Horizontal Lifelines offers unique bypass shuttles, enabling two workers to share a line and pass each other while maintaining 100 percent tie-off.
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Trends in ... fall protection

‘Personal inspection is vital’
In 2010, falls to a lower level ranked second – behind highway crashes – in number of workplace fatalities, according to the 2013 edition of the National Safety Council’s “Injury Facts.”
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