/Fall Safety
13 09, 2015

Know the dangers of Arc Flash

By |2015-10-06T14:34:19+00:00September 13th, 2015|Fall Safety, General|

  Electricians, or anyone working near electricity, are presented with multiple safety hazards on a regular basis. One of the most deadly of these hazards is known as arc flash, a dangerous occurrence that can produce some of the hottest temperatures on earth, up to 35,000 degrees Fahrenheit (4x hotter [...]

22 07, 2015

Product Review: Petzl ASAP Mobile Rope Grab

By |2015-07-22T03:41:36+00:00July 22nd, 2015|Fall Safety, New Products!|

WHAT IT IS Petzl's ASAP mobile fall arrest device provides constant fall protection. It will arrest falls, slides, and uncontrolled descents on both angled and vertical rope. Easy to install and remove at any point on the rope, it moves freely without any manual intervention, accompanying the user in all of their [...]

16 06, 2015

Safety Glasses: More than just specs appeal

By |2015-07-06T16:18:02+00:00June 16th, 2015|Fall Safety, General|

Safety glasses come in a variety of shapes, colors, and embedded features, with every design intended for a specific purpose, environment, situation, or combination of these factors. While some can be used across a variety of settings, there are a few styles of safety glasses that are intended for very [...]

29 05, 2015

G-Love: Find the Best Tower Climbing Gloves

By |2015-07-06T17:01:04+00:00May 29th, 2015|Fall Safety, General|

Why is choosing the right glove so important? Shouldn't I just pick what's comfortable?  Thanks to the multi-functional nature of the tower industry, using industrial tools, climbing rope, hauling loads, dodging yellow rain, and placing heavy steel into position is all in a day's work. With the exception of those [...]

22 03, 2015

Inspecting Your Petzl I’D Descender

By |2015-07-06T17:37:01+00:00March 22nd, 2015|Fall Safety, General|

If you've ever used the Petzl I'D, you know why it is so loved by rescue professionals, rope access techs, tower climbers, and many other professionals. One of the most important aspects of maintaining your I'D is to know exactly how to inspect it. A Worn Groove Many experts often [...]

12 03, 2015

LAN-to-the-YARD: A Complete Guide

By |2015-07-06T17:44:40+00:00March 12th, 2015|Articles, Fall Safety|

The Lanyard: An Essential PFAS Component Lanyards are an essential component of work done at height, and thus an integral aspect of the established Personal Fall Arrest System (PFAS). Your standard PFAS should consist of the following items: - A full body harness (see Connect-It's guide to selecting the right [...]

7 08, 2014

Beat the Summer Heat: Stay safe by staying hydrated

By |2015-05-05T09:04:26+00:00August 7th, 2014|Fall Safety, General|

The tower industry is ripe with health hazards, but dehydration should not be one of them!  Working out in the field can by physically and mentally challenging. Climbing a tower, lifting machinery and equipment, and twisting your body into acrobatic positions to reach a mount can take their toll on [...]

1 07, 2014


By |2015-05-19T18:04:11+00:00July 1st, 2014|Fall Safety|

Earlier this year, we reported our support of OSHA's now well circulated letter communicated to tower employees, urging compliance and strict observance of established safety standards and common sense practices. Prompting the letter was the alarming 13 worker deaths in 13, and four in the first five weeks of this year. The industry [...]

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