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Suspension Trauma and Why Minutes Matter
May 13th 2020

Suspension Trauma and Why Minutes Matter

Properly used, fall protection equipment will prevent your workers from impacting the ground, but you still have to find a way to get them down from height. Every minute matters when it comes to rescuing one of your employees after a fall. According to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), "suspension in a fall arrest device can result in unconsciousness, followed by death, … read more
Jan 6th 2010

Fall Distance and the Self Retracting Lifeline

Self Retracting Lifeline I had an interesting inquiry from an overseas customer about the fall distance when using a self retracting lifeline. This was an instance where the technical nature of the question caused me to check with the manufacturer…just to be sure. Dear sir, What is a total estimated fall distance of Self-retracting lifeline, and detail of it (Free fall dis … read more