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Fall Protection Blog — Lanyards

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Top 10 Fall Protection Lanyards

Hello. We're back again with another top 10 list. This time we'll be ranking the Top 10 fall protection lanyards. We'll tell you what's nice about each one. Did your favorite lanyard make the list? Check and see.

When To Use Cable Lanyards

In the world of fall protection, lanyards are everywhere. Hell, most of them are indistinguishable from brand to brand. For a newcomer, this is a disaster. What is the real difference? Um... that depends. However, in this post, I want to point out a lanyard that a lot of people don't even know exist. When should you be using a cable lanyard?

Visual Indication of Damage to Webbing and Rope

Today is the day Harry Houdini, the magician, died. So what in the blue hell does this have to do with fall protection? Well, I came across some recent OSHA data about lanyard damage that I wanted to pass along... Still not getting it? I'd like to give you some pointers on what to look for when your fall protection lanyard has the ILLUSION of passing inspection.

Inspecting Your Fall Protection Lanyards

Well, on evaluate your life day (today), we thought it would be a good idea to teach you how to make a salami sandwich and inspect your lanyards before use. After much soul-searching we decided to drop the lanyard portion of this training... I mean the salami sandwich portion. We dropped the salami sandwich part. Now, let's learn the basics of inspecting a fall protection lanyard. Shall we?

Steel Erection Fall Protection

The surprising thing about fall protection is the number of variables that can determine what equipment you actually need. However, that doesn't mean there isn't a fair share of recurring situations the keep cropping up. With that in mind, I've decided to put together basic fall protection systems for specific industries. First up... Steel Erectors.