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Tower Rescue Certification Is No Accident

We just released our new tower safety and rescue video! The video illustrates the importance of safety and how it can save lives. We all know that being prepared and having the right mindset is critical, so we’re excited to share this information with everyone to showcase how important tower rescue certification is. At Tower Safety and Instruction, we want…

For the Love of Ropes or….Knot!

    AHS RESCUE https://www.ahsrescue.com/sport/gear-equipment.html?ahs_size=164 The importance of understanding how to make a knot and knowing the significance of ropes in human history goes back to at least 3500 BC.  During prehistoric times ropes were used for hunting, pulling, lifting, carrying, and climbing.  They are an essential part of everyday life when at heights and a necessity for rescue!  Because…

Tower Climbing – The Rule of 3

An OSHA investigation into the causes of tower deaths revealed that many of these incidents occur in the following ways: transitioning from a safety climb on a tower, traversing around the tower, or ascending the tower. These actions present a similar mistake that is seen when men and women do not tie off with a fall arrest and fall restraint….

HEADACHE!!!

1926.759(a) Securing loose items aloft. All materials, equipment, and tools, which are not in use while aloft, shall be secured against accidental displacement. 1926.759(b) Protection from falling objects other than materials being hoisted. The controlling contractor shall bar other construction processes below steel erection unless overhead protection for the employees below is provided. On a clear, sunny day in May, a crew…