How to create a rigging plan

“Give me a lever long enough and a prop strong enough, I can single handed move the world.”        Archimedes   ANSI 10.48 Qualified Person- One who can develop rigging plans and who has successfully demonstrated the ability to coordinate construction related to the wireless industry. Class III rigging says the

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Whew… It’s Hot Out There

A record heat wave sent temperatures soaring in Arizona and other parts of the West and Southwest – Reuters.com Heat wave in West enters Day 6 … – NBC News Record-breaking June 2021 heatwave impacts the U.S. West… Climate.gov In the late 1990s, Kathy Gill, President and Owner at Tower Safety, was installing fiber optic cable in Phoenix

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How to Rescue from an Aerial Lift ANSI 92.24

While most towercos and carriers train for potential rescues from towers, the increase in usage of mobile platforms (MEWPS) has increased dramatically, particularly for monopoles, water tanks and lower level tower work. Unfortunately, accidents involving those assets have been on the increase as well, according to Tower Safety ™ CEO Kathy

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Tower Safety: Minding the Tower Climber Mind

Kathy Gill has telecom in her blood. She is the second generation of her family to work in the business and got her start at 18 years old. Years later, Gill started a wireless construction company and noticed many climbers had insufficient training. “I was compelled to change that and

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TOWER RODEO CHALLENGE- Petzl

First US tower climbing competition, hosted by Tower Safety. JANUARY 20 2021 Many industries and trades have annual competitions to highlight the speed and skill of workers: lineman, masonry, rope access, tree climbing and more. During a warm December weekend the first tower competition, TRx Challenge, was held in Phoenix,

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Rigging with a Prusik_Tower Safety

  Mind your Prusik!!!! The Prusik hitch has been around since 1931 when Dr. Karl Prusik created it while mountaineering in Austria. It is a hitch secured to a tight line and will slide when not weighted on a tight rope but jams solidly upon loading. It is recommended to

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