Articles by J. Nigel Ellis CSP, P.E.

Fall equipment for Nik Wallenda’s Niagara Falls act

October 5, 2012
Nik Wallenda’s tightrope walk crossing from the United States to Canada event was watched by an estimated 13 million people on ABC TV and affiliates in prime time on Friday 15th June about 10 p.m. East Coast time.

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Fall protection FAQs

April 9, 2012

Question: We are looking to install a temporary horizontal lifeline system in our theatre. It is outdoors so we are would prefer the line to be galvanized aircraft cable instead of synthetic rope.

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