Safety Tips & Suggestions

A fall rescue plan is required for anyone exposed to a potential uncontrolled descent while working at height. This could apply to wind turbine technicians, tower climbers, linemen, WISP technicians and countless other at-height professionals. While it is not possible to cover every rescue scenario...

After more than 30 years on the market 3M/Capital Safety announced in August that the previous models of the Lad-Saf have been recalled forcing tower climbers to seek a new solution to the Flexible Cable Fixed-Ladder System. A replacement Lad-Saf is on the market but, due to high demand,...

Workers of all kinds face dangers and hazards on the job. Often coming close to an accident resulting in fatality or injury, these near misses are sometimes reported. But do we know how many are not reported, and better yet, why? Winter Tower Climbing If  employees are reluctant  provide information on near misses, what are the causes?  Here, in no particular order,  are our top 6 reasons we hear. What about you?

How do you inspect your equipment? The easy answer that I give during our safety & rescue certification classes is the following: “I inspect each piece of equipment every day according to the manufacturer’s specifications”. While this might seem like a politically correct way to answer a...