Washing Your Harness

Can You Wash Your Harness?


The subject of washing safety harnesses comes up from time to time by our sweatiest visitors. Can you wash your harness? Well can you?

Writing on your Harness

Can You Write On Your Harness?


For those of you looking to write on your harnesses, you'll want to take a look at some of these guidelines before you write your next novel on the shoulder strap.

Flat Rooftop Anchors

Flat Out Anchoring Options


Not too long ago we had a question about using an anchor on a flat rooftop.


Eco Anchor

Keep It Loose - Non-Penetrating Anchors


Working in a situation where you can't screw or nail down anchors? We've got some options for you.

Wind Energy Fall Protection

Gear Up for Windy Work


If you work in the growing wind energy industry we've got gear for you.

Safety Tips

Simple Tips for Working High


OSHA has a pretty comprehensive fall prevention campaign going. They've got big picture guidelines for overall safety at heights. I'd like to share a few simple thoughts on what you can do personally to stay safe while working up high.

Permanent Roof Anchor

Making a Commitment to Rooftop Anchors


A few weeks ago I told the story of my gutter cleaning needs. One of the things I mentioned was needing anchors for my three-peak, two-story home. You have a choice in how you tie-off for home rooftop work and I recommend making a long-term commitment.

EZ-Line Lifeline

Putting the Easy into Horizontal Lifelines


Depending on the length of the system, typical Horizontal Lifeline Systems or HLL's can be a pain to set up.  It takes at least 2 people to set up to make sure there are no twists or tangles. Taking it down is no easy chore either. Trying to make it wrap in a neat circle. Making sure you get it compact enough for easier storage. Undoing cable clamps and or trying to get it to release tension. There's gotta be an easier way.

Gutter Cleaning

Falls Not Necessary in the Fall


Two years and a half ago when I bought my house, I couldn't have been more excited about the mature walnut trees on the property. Now three autumns later I'm happy I have access to the gear I do.

Super Anchor Max Line

Give Rooftop Trips the Slip


Falls often occur on roofs because of trip hazards. Whether it is a loose shingle that has not been nailed down, a hammer someone set down, or the bag the shingles came in blowing around the roof.  The hazards are everywhere, and we haven't even mentioned your fall protection. 


Good Experiment: Acid Suits and Harnesses


Recently we received a question asking about a harness designed for acidic environments.  Here's what we found out. 

Residential Roofing

New Residential OSHA Regulations


Fall protection in the world of residential construction is changing. What exactly are the changes and what can you do about it?