Selecting anchor points is a challenging aspect for fall protection systems. It is never a good idea to assume an anchor is strong enough to stop a fall. Ideally, every anchor point should be engineered. Considerations for the strength, location, and adequate clearance of non-engineered anchorages need to be made. Learn more

Spend $500 and receive a Petzl Locking Spatha Knife with purchase (Black or Yellow).

Limit 1 per customer, through March or while supplies last. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Visit our equipment store or call 800.755.8455 to speak with an equipment advisor.
AustriAlpin released a safety notice on their COBRA buckles (1 out of 2 million) statin there may exist parts where the rivets have not been press fixed. 

Capital Safety is issuing a product retrofit notice for the UniRail / RoofSafe Carriage. Note, this is not a product recall. There have been no reports of the carriage failing to arrest a fall.
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The first climber death of 2016, occurred February 17th. Employed by Tri-state Tower of Marion, Iowa, Stefan Waterman was just 28 years old when he fell to his death.
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Learning from tragedy: NYC crane collapse triggers heightened scrutiny of construction safety concerns

A crane's boom wobbles as the operator tries to lower it slowly toward the street in advance of approaching high winds. In a matter of seconds, the crane begins to tip and fall as if a fist of air had punched it to the ground, leaving cars crushed, three people injured and one pedestrian dead.
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Bureau of Labor Statistics releases preliminary results of occupational injuries in 2014

In 2014, the preliminary total for falls to lower level was 647 fatal work injuries, up 9 percent from the final count for 2013. Of the cases where height of fall was known (532 cases), about 2 out of every 3 were falls of 20 feet or less. One in five cases with a known height involved falls from more than 30 feet. Learn More
Specialized Courses


Enroll now for your fall protection training in March. Call a Training Advisor today at 800.755.8455. Click here for our training calendar and course descriptions.

Fall Protection Competent Person

Fall Protection Trainer & Refresher

E-Learning Fall Protection Program Administrator (ANSI Z359)


Wind Turbine Authorized Rescuer

Wind Turbine Climber & Rescue Competent Person


Wind Turbine Trainer & Refresher

Fall Protection on Roofs

Tower Climber and Rescue Competent Person & Refresher

Tower Trainer & Refresher

Bucket Truck Evacuation


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