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American-made lifeline RENEGADE Series by FrenchCreek Production

April 1, 2014
RENEGADE Series self-retracting lifelines meet and exceed OSHA and ANSI standards.


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Temporary horizontal lifelines by MSA

April 1, 2014
MSA’s newly enhanced Gravity Temporary Horizontal Lifelines offer unique, exclusive bypass shuttles enabling two workers to share a line and pass each other while maintaining 100% tie-off.


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Escape & rescue system by 3M

April 1, 2014
The 3M™ and DEUS™ Escape and Rescue System is available with two controlled descent device options – the 3300 device and the 3700 device.


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Fall protection gear gets tagged

What to look for in a radio-frequency identification system
January 2, 2014
Radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology, once used to track nuclear missiles, shipping containers and even livestock, has evolved into a smart solution for managing safety equipment.


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Fall Protection

January 2, 2014
Throughout 2014, ISHN will report in each issue on one of the 12 most frequently cited OSHA standards, for fiscal year 2013, ending September 30, 2013.


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Tethered tools system by Proto Industrial Tools

December 4, 2013
The new PROTO® tethered tools system, which works with the SkyHook™ (patent pending), helps technicians and contractors working in the oil, gas, energy and construction industries


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OSHA fall protection regs are a baseline: ANSI standards represent current best practices.

November 4, 2013
OSHA regs are mandatory, but are only baseline standards and do not necessarily represent the most current thinking. ANSI voluntary standards represent the best of today’s thinking and each of us should keep “up to speed.”


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Today’s fall protection harnesses keep evolving

October 2, 2013
In the early 20th century, the body belt — worn loosely around the waists of utility linemen during pole climbing — was the first form of fall protection to emerge.


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“Short and cheap” is not the best fall protection training

September 5, 2013
Equipping at-height workers with quality, job-specific gear is only half the battle.


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Falling objects can be a fatal threat

September 5, 2013
Aerial safety goes beyond standard fall protection. In the past, objects-at-heights hazard planning has been an afterthought — or not even a thought.


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