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Tool Talk Safety - Ladder Safety

Safety Tip!

Did you know??

1 in 42 workplace deaths are caused by a fall from a ladder.

Fall protection equipment is the only thing between you and the ground if you take a tumble. 174 more words


Competence and organisation when working at height

By Jason Godfrey, General Manager of Safesite

A Crown Court case which saw three companies fined a total of £400,000 for a worker’s fall through a fragile roof has highlighted the importance of following Construction (Design and Management) regulations, and the need to ensure competence of all contractors working at height. 1,060 more words


Are Your Fixed Ladders Compliant with New OSHA Regulations?

Fixed ladders are among the many aspects of fall protection that are impacted by the recently published OSHA 1910 regulations. While the regulation went into effect on January 17, OSHA is allowing time to get your organization into compliance. 565 more words


American Flag Flying

Just a little work needed to be done on the flag pole. Certain individual decided to raise the flag to the wrong height and something snapped. 7 more words

Mobile Crane

Aerial / Scissor Lift Training

Wish to congratulate the most recent graduates of the Aerial / Scissor Lift Training held in Shelby, North Carolina.

Some of the discussions during the classroom session were about the different types of fall protection. 341 more words


With Authority Comes Responsibility

We’ve all seen the pictures of some poor schmuck in some third world country standing at the top of a pole, untethered, while trying to do his job and avoid electrocution. 448 more words