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Introducing SKYSAFE PRO FLEX Energy-Absorbing Lanyard

July 6, 2016 Fall Protection

Skylotec Fall Protection

By Mark Conover, Sales Manager, SKYLOTEC SKYLOTEC introduces the SKYSAFE PRO FLEX Energy-Absorbing Lanyard series. These lanyards are designed to provide protection in 6 AND 12 foot free fall in …

Confined Space Entry Equipment For Pros and Beginners

December 4, 2015 Confined Space, Fall Protection

While this confined space entry video is strictly about a rank beginner, the gear the confined space training facility at Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) uses is exactly the …

Tower Climbing with Petzl

August 26, 2015 Fall Protection, General Safety

PETZL Professional safety gear is constantly in high demand. As a result, their equipment rarely goes on sale. For a limited time, save 25% on Petzl products from August 26th through September …

Only Batman Could Live After a Fall Like That

June 12, 2015 Fall Protection

I haven’t seen it yet, so there’s no chance I’m going to spoil it for you. Apparently the Batman movie features some very questionable safety practices. In fact “practices” is …

Which Are The Best Tower Climbing Harnesses?

February 2, 2015 Fall Protection

Your harness is a pillar of your fall protection equipment. Picking the right one depends on the type of work you do, how often you do it, and what your budget …

Inspection of Fall Safety Equipment by a Competent Person

January 19, 2015 Fall Protection

If you’re working in site maintenance, oil and gas production, or other large facilities, you likely have loads of fall protection equipment that requires periodic inspection by a competent person. …

D-Ring Extenders and Harness Safety

January 12, 2015 Fall Protection

D-ring extensions allow easier access to the dorsal D-ring without having to go through the yoga contortions sometimes required to hook up your fall protection, but these extensions are not for …

Electrical Worker Fall Safety Regulation Changes in 2014

December 29, 2014 Fall Protection

This past spring OSHA updated their safety regulations for electrical power generation, transmission, and distribution. The compliance deadline for most of these new rules as they relate to fall protection …

Fall Protection Inspection Checklist

November 17, 2014 Fall Protection

Fall protection equipment needs to be regularly inspected by a Competent Person according the specifications set forth in the ANSI Z359 protection codes if you want your Z359-rated equipment to …

Attaching a Self-Retracting Lifeline to a Lanyard

October 17, 2014 Confined Space, Fall Protection, General Safety

Can I Attach a Self-Retracting Lifeline to a Lanyard? No! This question lands on our virtual doorstep more frequently than we’d like. It’s easy to understand why people ask: you …