Fall Protection

  • A New Standard for Fall Protection Anchorage Connectors

    Transparency is an important part of the new Z359.18 standard.

    ANSI Z359.18-2017 increases testing rigor—and it introduces field application testing, anchorage connector types, and labeling requirements.

  • NIOSH Seeks Comments on Updated NORA for Oil & Gas Extraction

    One objective listed in it concerns motor vehicle crashes, which accounted for 44 percent of all fatal injuries in the industry during 2016, according to BLS. Actions under this objective include identifying and promoting strategies to increase seat belt use, strategies to improve driver performance, and strategies to reduce driver fatigue and driver distraction.


News & Articles

  • Caltrans Maintenance Worker Dies in Fall

    William Casdorph is the 189th Caltrans employee to lose his life on the job, according to a statement from Gov. Jerry Brown. Casdorph was based at the Kearny Mesa Maintenance facility in San Diego and was a 19-year veteran of Caltrans.

  • OSHA in Milwaukee Construction Project Partnership

    The partners will develop safety and health training programs and procedures; identify and address common construction hazards, such as falls, electrical, silica, noise, and carbon monoxide exposure; and encourage workers to participate in employers' safety and health programs.

  • One Month to Go Until Safety+ 2018

    The Aug. 28-31 event in Nashville will feature more than 100 educational workshops and an expo hall filled by more than 250 exhibitors.

  • Agriculture Deaths Increasing in Great Britain

    A total of 33 deaths occurred in agriculture during 2017/18, four more than the year before. The leading cause was being injured by an animal -- mainly working with and near cattle.

  • ASSP App Uses VR for Fall Protection Training

    The VR Fall Protection Experience was developed based on the ANSI/ASSP Z359 Fall Protection and Fall Restraint standards and uses virtual reality to provide users an immersive experience in which to learn how to operate safely when working at height.

  • The Importance of Testing and Meeting Fall Protection Standards

    Although ANSI standards are voluntary, they represent the consensus of industry experts and frequently provide more detailed product performance guidelines.


Products

  • Safety Grip™: The Ideal Anti-Slip Solution

    Safety Grip™: The Ideal Anti-Slip Solution

    Heskins Safety Grip™ is water-resistant anti-slip solution, ideal for various applications. It is produced in 3 different grades: Standard, Coarse and X-Coarse, each of which achieve a different grip level to suit your needs. Standard Safety Grip™ is available in over 10 colors, including hazard color combination such as black/yellow or red/white.

  • Gorbel E-book Provides Comprehensive Guide to Fall Protection

    Gorbel E-book Provides Comprehensive Guide to Fall Protection

    With falls routinely listed among the most common workplace dangers, it is critical to have a fall protection plan in place. Yet with so many factors at play, fall protection is a difficult-to-understand category. Gorbel’s NEW Fall Protection E-book is your go-to guide for tips, recommendations, regulations, assessment tools, planning overviews, and emergency rescue strategies.

  • Fall Protection/Prevention

    The Gravity Utility Full Body Harness from MSA Safety is designed to self-extinguish quickly to prevent melting or dripping in the event of an arc flash.


Videos

  • "10 Years in the Industry" NATE #ClimberConversation Video

    NATE's latest #ClimberConversation video highlights a tower worker's decade of service in the wireless infrastructure industry, and his views on the importance of training to work safely in the field. The #ClimberConversation video is a companion series to the association's popular #ClimberConnection campaign and is a vital component of NATE's workforce development outreach to promote the profession and attract new workers into the industry. The video, entitled "10 Years in the Industry," includes testimonial footage of a company safety director emphasizing the importance of training and discussing how much he has enjoyed his career working in such a dynamic industry.

  • Grainger Presents: The Language of Safety

    In this Grainger Safety Story, industry veteran Carl Heinlein gives the next generation of safety leaders insight into the value of safety management systems and the power of policy. Hear how he thinks the profession will develop and learn what it really means to have a passion for your profession.

  • MSA G1 iTIC: Approved & Shipping

    The breakthrough MSA G1 Integrated TIC gives fire departments the opportunity to cost effectively equip every firefighter with thermal imaging technology. Now approved and shipping. www.msafire.com/breathe.


Whitepapers

  • Complying with the OSHA Final Rule Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illness

    In May of 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses” to revise its recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses regulation. The final rule requires employers in certain industries to electronically submit to OSHA injury and illness recordkeeping data included on the 300A, 300, and 301 forms. more