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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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May 11, 2023
How Spreader Beams Improve Safety and Efficiency in Lifting Operations

When dealing with a wide or uniquely-shaped load, it is crucial to use a spreader beam instead of focusing on a single attachment point. Concentrating the weight on a small area can cause the load to swing, tilt, or harm the nearby workers. Sometimes, the load becomes deformed, damaged, and unusable since it wasn't appropriately […]

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May 10, 2023
Boater's Guide to Mooring Line Knots

As a boater, you know how important it is to secure your boat in challenging waters or crowded docks. One of the most essential tools for this task is the mooring line. Mooring line knots can secure a boat to a fixed point, such as a dock, buoy, or anchor. They come in various sizes […]

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May 10, 2023
A Guide to Different Types of Mooring Lines for Your Vessel

Choosing the suitable types of mooring lines is critical for ensuring your vessel's safety, protecting crew members, and preventing damage to port infrastructure.  What are mooring lines? Mooring lines are ropes, cables, or chains used in securing a vessel to a fixed structure such as the dock, buoy, or anchor point, preventing it from drifting […]

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April 12, 2023
How To Choose Synthetic Ropes for Rigging

Synthetic ropes, however, have become increasingly popular due to their durability, strength, and flexibility. They’re also a popular alternative to traditional steel cables. But how do you choose the right synthetic rope for your rigging needs? Using the right type of rope can make a big difference in safety, efficiency, and overall performance, so don’t […]

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April 12, 2023
8 Easy Tips To Maintain Synthetic Rope Slings

Picture this: You're out on a job site, working with heavy equipment and loads that need to be lifted and moved with precision. You trust your synthetic rope slings to do the job safely and efficiently. But have you thought about how to properly maintain them? Synthetic rope slings are essential for many industries, from […]

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March 20, 2023
Tips for Picking the Right Lifting and Rigging Equipment

Some organizations might struggle with not knowing what kind of rigging and lifting equipment to use for the work required. Would a marine rope be the best option or will wire suffice? Are wire rope slings preferable or is a chain sling adequate for the task at hand? If your workplace uses lifting and rigging […]

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March 20, 2023
How Can Employees Remain Safe When Using Material Handling Equipment?

Employees should exercise caution when using mechanical equipment to transport, lift, and store stuff, as it can lead to occupational injuries. According to OSHA, this means: “Employees should avoid overloading equipment when moving materials mechanically by letting the weight, size, and shape of the material being moved dictate the type of equipment used.” Material Handling […]

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