When dropped from height, even small objects such as hand tools can cause serious injuries to workers below. So how can these injuries be prevented? Experts from several leading safety product manufacturers told Safety+Health that tethering systems should be part of employers’ work-at-height programs.
The L-5 Heavy-Duty Fiberglass-Reinforced Ratchet-Lock Utility Knife with Multi-Pick has a fiberglass-reinforced handle and wraparound anti-slip grip that stand up to everyday rigors on the toughest jobsites.
Radians has entered a new protection category with the introduction of its tether-ready vests and retractable tool tethers. The retractable tethers meet the ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 standard for dropped object prevention solutions.
The Stronghold Quick-Switch tool tether system is based on the proprietary Quick-Switch design, the only technology that allows workers to switch tools from one connection point to another in a single motion.