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Introducing Wireless Rope Access Technician (WRAT)

Tower Safety and Instruction is the first to introduce the WRAT (Wireless Rope Access Technician) program.  We have combined the expertise and experience of our Wireless and Sprat Level 3 instructors to create a unique program combining the skills of two industries into one.  The expertise of our trainers allows us to offer and adapt these specialized skills for the wireless worker;…

Willful Blindness

As a safety professional, I am always trying to find new ways to stress the importance of “safety”.  It’s one of those over used words and many times we ignore it at work, we forget about it at home, and we think it should happen “naturally’, but it doesn’t! The cliché saying “100% Safety”, is setting the standards so high,…

Ham Operators and Fall Protection

The “amateur” in Amateur Radio (AKA “ham” radio) is used to specify persons interested in radio solely for personal use.  The FCC distinguishes it from other radio operations by stipulating that the use of amateur radio frequencies is limited to non-commercial communication. Most of the population, if they’ve even heard of ham radio, equate ham radio operators to old men…