5 Steps for Inspecting Fall Protection Equipment by Marty Sharp October 5, 2012 Years ago fall protection equipment was heavy and uncomfortable. Buckles and D-rings were clumsy, bulky forgings. Harness webbing was stiff and abrasive. No wonder workers avoided wearing them, even when they understood the risks. Manufacturers began to take notice. Changes appeared; [...]
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IKAR Tour IKAR GmbH have supplied a short video showing you around their facility in Fulda, Germany https://youtu.be/cKd47c2I9M0 IKAR GmbH Compliance to ANSI Z359.14-2014 Standard Usage of IKAR Fall Arrest Devices I can confirm that all [...]
Do You Know About the ANSI Z359.14 Self-Retracting Devices Standard Update? Did you know that on June 17, 2021, the American National Standard for the Safety Requirements for Self-Retracting Devices (SRDs) was approved with an effective date of February 1, 2023? Yes, this happened. Now, what does this mean? Let’s learn more [...]
Cleaning Fall Protection Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been asked about the use of various disinfectants, sanitizers, cleaning solutions, and their respective counterparts, as potential method and application for use on Ultra-Safe full body harnesses. As the awareness and ensuing protection against the COVID-19 pandemic, Ultra-Safe recommends first and foremost that each individual [...]
31. Web Retractable vs. Cable Retractable Fall Protection Systems: Which is the Best? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIx5lSa2KiU