Innovative ladder style now available with casters; enhanced mobility provides improved productivity and comfort
May 20, 2015
Werner, the trusted leader in the manufacturing of professional and consumer ladders, announces the introduction of Podium ladders with casters. The Podium is a new style of ladder that allows the user to work facing any direction and is now available with factory installed casters. With the addition of casters, the Podium ladder is easier to move around the jobsite to further improve productivity.
OSHA, NIOSH, NORA, CPWR partner to spread the fall prevention message
May 6, 2015
With this year’s National Fall Safety Stand-Down – which began on Monday – OSHA is hoping to reach even more than the million+ workers who heard the word in the 2014 event, by way of the more than 5,000 construction industry employers who got involved.
The Every Worker, Every Time Initiative works in collaboration with OSHA’s two-week campaign to prevent hazardous falls among construction workers
May 4, 2015
Capital Safety, a global leader in fall protection for construction and other high-risk fields, today announced the kick-off of a national, 10-day fall protection and training program, Every Worker, Every Time, which is devoted to fulfilling the company’s mission: To bring every worker at height home safely, every workday.
Florjan Nilaj and Gazmend Vukaj left their Michigan homes and traveled 260 miles south to Oxford, Ohio for a commercial painting job, never thinking that Oct. 24, 2014, might be the last day of their lives.
On the heels of Workers Memorial Day, Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) Executive Director Pete Stafford said; “Just as we owe a debt we can never repay to the men and women who died defending our nation and our freedom, we owe a similar debt to those who died while laboring to create the prosperity we enjoy as Americans.”
Many personal fall arrest systems rely on lifeline materials to perform under less than ideal conditions. But there are some applications where use of the wrong product—for example, where a lifeline contacts with a sharp edge—could have catastrophic results.