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How Employers Can Reduce the Risk of Slips, Trips and Falls

May 10, 2019

Dr. Kevan Orvitz, President and Founder of MEGAComfort It’s important that employers make sure that all workers are wearing the right shoes for their workplace and environment. Many workboots and shoes offer slip-resistance and provide workers with traction. In the workplace, slips, trips and falls are seemingly innocent hazards. Wet floors are often marked with…

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Warehouse Safety Checklist: Fall Prevention

May 8, 2019

Workplace falls are one of the most common warehouse hazards, responsible for 23,490 injuries and 46 deaths in 2016 alone, according to data from the National Safety Council (https://bit.ly/2FDEM5Z). In order to ensure the safety of your employees; reduce potential liability; and maintain high levels of warehouse performance, it’s in your best interest to create…

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Falling Down Protection Should Be High on Your List

May 8, 2019

IMPROV Learning Falls are the leading cause of fatalities in the construction industry, causing almost 400 deaths each year. Some 85% of all falls that occur on the job result in lost work time. All too often, seasoned workers and managers find themselves relying on past experiences—where they did not get caught breaking rules. Yet,…

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Ergodyne Announces Launch Of New Trade-specific Tool-tethering Kits

May 7, 2019

Gravity be warned. There’s a new Drop Cop®in town. Five of them, to be exact, with the release of Ergodyne’s newest tool-tethering kits. Ergodyne is launching five kits that contain tethering solutions for the most common tools in a worker’s toolbox. Workers can choose their kit based on their specific trade: carpenters and laborers, concrete…

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MSA V-EDGE™ Self Retracting Lifelines (SRLs)—Now Available in Tie-Back!

August 23, 2018

Announcing new leading-edge fall protection solutions from MSA. As announced in May of this year, the new V-EDGE series from MSA simplifies SRL selection for workers as they are designed specifically for overhead, and foot-level tie off—and where leading-edge hazards are a concern. Using state-of-the-art materials and technology for enhanced user comfort and productivity, the…

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Protect Workers from Falling Objects

April 13, 2018

By: John Salentine, Co-founder & Vice President, Hammerhead Industries Inc. A Tool Falling from a 100ft Construction Site Will Hit the Ground in Less Than Two Seconds! Correct tool tethering is a delicate balance of maximizing productivity while safely minimizing the incidence of tools dropped from aloft. This article will help you select the proper…

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