The subject of washing safety harnesses comes up from time to time by our sweatiest visitors. Can you wash your harness? Well can you?
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.
Not too long ago we had a question about using an anchor on a flat rooftop.
Working in a situation where you can't screw or nail down anchors? We've got some options for you.
If you work in the growing wind energy industry we've got gear for you.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Recently we received a question asking about a harness designed for acidic environments. Here's what we found out.
Fall protection in the world of residential construction is changing. What exactly are the changes and what can you do about it?