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August 10, 2023
Staying Safe and Secure: A Comprehensive Guide to Fall Protection Equipment

Fall protection equipment is a collective term for all the wearable devices worn to prevent someone from potentially fatal impacts on the ground.  To ensure worker safety, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) mandates that employers provide their workers with appropriate fall protection equipment for tasks at elevations of 4 ft in general industry […]

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August 10, 2023
A Guide to Outsourcing Crane Inspection Service in Jacksonville

Cranes are vital in lifting heavy loads and facilitating various operations in construction sites and industrial facilities. To ensure workplace safety, OSHA regulations mandate that all companies utilizing cranes must assign competent personnel to conduct inspections and record the results before using the machinery.  One way to ensure reliable crane inspection is to outsource this […]

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July 13, 2023
Load Testing in Rigging: Ensuring Safety and Reliability

Conducting load testing for grabs, hooks, clamps, hoists, slings, shackles, and other lifting materials is mandatory in the United States. This process ensures the safety and reliability of rigging and lifting equipment, especially in hazardous and accident-prone areas. If your business involves rigging equipment, hiring a load testing service from a qualified rigging specialist is […]

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July 13, 2023
Choosing the Right Rescue Ropes: A Guide for Firefighters

Rescue ropes serve as vital partners for firefighters in life-saving operations. It is essential to replace rescue ropes, regardless of their usage, every five years to ensure optimal quality and reliability. Additionally, adhering to specific protocols and guidelines is crucial for maintaining rescue ropes. In some cases, novice firefighters who have not yet completed professional […]

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June 9, 2023
OSHA Rigging Requirements: What You Need to Know

Workplace safety is paramount, especially in dangerous occupations such as construction and the use of machinery like overhead cranes.  But what happens if an accident involving your overhead crane occurs and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is contacted? How can you prevent it from happening again, and what do you do to make things […]

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June 9, 2023
Discover the Difference Between Winches and Hoists

For someone new to lifting and rigging equipment, distinguishing between a winch and a hoist can be challenging. Even experts may sometimes find the seemingly identical designs of these two types of rigging equipment confusing.  A winch and a hoist may appear very similar at first glance. However, it is clear what each mechanical system […]

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June 9, 2023
7 Things to Inspect Before Using Synthetic Web Slings

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, overexertion and bodily reaction are among the leading causes of workplace injuries in the United States, accounting for 22% of all cases in 2020.  This is where synthetic web slings come in. These durable and flexible lifting tools are essential in many industrial and construction settings for moving […]

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June 9, 2023
Arborist Rope: The Unsung Hero of Tree Care

Trivia Time: Did you know that an average arborist rope can withstand up to 10,000 pounds of pressure? That's equivalent to the weight of 2-3 cars! Now, let's delve into the world of arborist rope and discover why it's the unsung hero of tree care. This blog will discuss the primary uses of arborist rope, […]

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June 7, 2023
How Renewable Energy Workers Can Protect Themselves From Falls

A report from the Global Landscape of Renewable Energy Finance 2023 indicates that global investment in energy transition technologies, which includes energy efficiency, reached $1.3 trillion last year – 19% from 2021 and 50% from 2019. Investments in building solar and wind farms and the number of renewable energy workers are also expected to grow. […]

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May 11, 2023
The Vital Role of Crane Inspections in Lifting and Rigging Safety

Crane inspection is a critical safety measure that examines cranes and other lifting equipment to ensure they are in safe working condition. Trained and certified inspectors carefully check for signs of wear and tear, corrosion, and other potential hazards that could lead to equipment failure. The inspection process involves comprehensively examining all parts of the […]

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