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FallTech launches new DuraTech 6’ Web Self-Retracting Device

DuraTech 6’ delivers a safety solution that yields maximum durability, versatility and productivity
April 21, 2014

FallTech, a leading manufacturer of fall protection products built for all industries where workers are exposed to falls from elevation, today announced the release of the DuraTech 6’ Web Self-Retracting Device (SRD).


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Capital Safety introduces next generation Lad-Saf™ X2 Detachable Cable Sleeve

April 3, 2014

Capital Safety, home of the DBI-SALA® and PROTECTA® brands of fall protection equipment, introduces the Lad-Saf™ X2 Detachable Cable Sleeve, the next generation cable sleeve designed to be used as part of the complete Lad-Saf™ Flexible Cable Ladder Safety System.


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10 safety tips – work at height

March 10, 2014

The working height can be dangerous if safety precautions are not taken. You should know that even a drop of a few inches can cause serious injury. Work requiring the use of ladders or scaffolding must be studied in order to eliminate as much risk to workers.


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Top products of the week

Larson Electronics, 3M
March 9, 2014

A fall arrest system, respiratory protection for high altitudes and industrial lighting that can illuminate 7 acres of workspace are this week’s top EHS-related products featured on ISHN.com:


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What can be done to reduce falls?

March 7, 2014

Employers must set up the work place to prevent employees from falling off of overhead platforms, elevated work stations or into holes in the floor and walls. OSHA requires that fall protection be provided at elevations of four feet in general industry workplaces, five feet in shipyards, six feet in the construction industry and eight feet in longshoring operations.


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Falls from elevations

March 7, 2014

Falls from elevations are severe accidents that occur in many industries and occupations. Falls from elevations result in injuries which are produced by contact between the falling person and the source of injury, under the following circumstances:


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No place for complacency in fall prevention

March 4, 2014

Contractors have been put on notice: ensure you use fall protection systems, or face fines. In May 2011, a WorkSafe WA inspector observed a self-employed roofing contractor working on a roof at a construction site in Mandurah. He had been engaged by a roofing company to fit all the roofing material, including flashing and capping.


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3M expands personal safety portfolio with escape & rescue kit and high altitude respiratory protection device

Escape and rescue kit and high-altitude respirator helps protect workers in extreme environments
March 4, 2014

3M has expanded its personal safety portfolio with a new controlled descent device for escape and rescue at height and a high-altitude upgrade for its popular 3M™ Adflo™ Powered Air Purifying Respirator system. The 3M™ and DEUS™ Escape and Rescue System enables workers to steadily descend from heights up to 590 feet, while the 3M™  Adflo™ Turbo Assembly with High Altitude Upgrade can provide continuous filtered air to welders working at altitudes of up to 10,000 ft.


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Falls are a serious hazard in many industries

February 28, 2014

Workers who perform tasks at elevation - such as structural metalworking, roof assembly and repair, tree trimming, and green energy construction - are at risk of falls from heights, with frequently serious or even fatal consequences.


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Capital Safety launches new website

Designed to be informative, powerful and easy to use
February 26, 2014

Capital Safety, home of the DBI-SALA® and PROTECTA® brands, has launched a new website inspired by the company’s commitment to quality, innovation and safety as the global leader in fall protection. The new site is designed to be more user-friendly and to provide customers around the world with the insights and information they need with just a few clicks.


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