Understanding Fall ClearanceCalculating fall clearance is not as simple as some may lead you to believe. Having a basic understanding of how to calculate fall clearance will help you know when to hire a qualified person and when to find a different solution. If you can easily tell that you don’t have enough clearance,...
4 Warehouse Forklift Safety Essentials
The challenges in creating and maintaining a strong forklift safety program abound. From the number of workers traveling through the warehouse to the hustle and bustle of getting orders shipped out on time.
Despite pressure to perform from customers and corporate requirements, it is...
Roof Hatches — A Commonly Overlooked Roof Hazard
It is easy to look at a roof edge and understand the risk of going near it. However, what fall hazards cross your mind while you’re standing in the center of the roof?
The roof access hatch is often an overlooked and underestimated fall hazard. While it is closed, a user may feel safe...
Horizontal Lifeline Guide (8 Things You Need to Know)Horizontal lifelines may sound like the right solution at first, but once you start installing, understanding the inspections and certifications that are required, trying to train individuals and the effects on a roof may start to become overwhelming. Let's dive into the 8 things that you need...
Forklift Safety: 7 Ways To Protect Your Warehouse
There are ways to prevent forklift accidents from happening. But should you rely on your operators to perform perfectly at every turn? Even the best forklift operators make mistakes.
There are many options that you can use to protect your warehouse. Here are 7 solutions to protect the...
Rooftop Platforms for Mechanical Maintenance
Mechanical rooftop unit maintenance comes with a fair share of risk to the employee. Depending on the unit, this can range from electrical hazards to falls from height.
Some units are too tall for workers to easily access. This can result in setting up inappropriate platforms, like...
Utility Company Protects Their Roof - How To Follow Their Example
Roof safety doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Having 10 different buildings with HVACs doesn’t mean that you must have thousands of feet of rooftop guardrail.
Let’s be honest, most budgets don’t accommodate the cost for that much railing. So, what do you do?
We worked with a...
How to Stay Safe with Pitched Roof Platforms
The edge is not the only danger on your sloped roof.
Every time you send someone on your roof to perform maintenance or an inspection, you expose them to various slips, trips, and falls. Slips, trips, and falls were the second leading cause of workplace fatalities in 2021 and 2020, according...