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  1. Responsibility of Ladders & Cable Systems Part II of II: Climbing Towers by OSHA and ANSI A14.3 Standard

    Responsibility of Ladders & Cable Systems Part II of II: Climbing Towers by OSHA and ANSI A14.3 Standard

    Responsibility for Towers without OSHA/ANSI Approved Ladder or Cable Systems Part II of II

    I hope you all had a great and happy holiday and the new year is starting off well. Sorry for the delay and here is part II of our discussion on the responsibility of ladders and cable systems.

    If a cell tower has ladder or cable system that is not OSHA/ANSI approved, whose responsibility is it, the tower owner or the contractor?

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  2. Review about the new Technical Rescue Field Operations Guide Ed. 5 2017

    Review about the new Technical Rescue Field Operations Guide Ed. 5 2017


    What’s New in the Technical Rescue Field Operations Guide Edition 5?

    Dale Stewart of AHS Rescue is pleased to announce that we now have available the latest edition of this must have guide for technical rescue personnel, the Technical Rescue Field Operations Guide, Edition 5.  Read more to see what’s new in this critical handbook for work at height safety.    

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  3. Responsibility of Ladders & Cable Systems Part I of II: Climbing Towers by OSHA and ANSI A14.3 Standard

    Responsibility of Ladders & Cable Systems Part I of II: Climbing Towers by OSHA and ANSI A14.3 Standard

    Cable Climbing System + Tower Climber = FREE CLIMBING / NOT ALLOWED if you follow OSHA regulations.

    I mentioned earlier this week that I wanted to start a conversation. Some of the topics I’ll be hitting on will be unpopular, but hey…that’s why I’m here. If we don’t bring things out into the open, how will people know there’s an issue and how do we find a solution? So, let’s get started.

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  4. Introductions

    Introductions

    Introductions

    Let me start off by saying, after reading a few of my “rants,” you’ll like me or you’ll hate me. I guess that’ll depend on what part of the food chain you’re in as to which you’ll prefer.  With that said, if you decide not to like me, then you’re probably the one that needs to hear me most.

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  5. Types of Helmets Required for Tower Climbing Equipment

    Types of Helmets Required for Tower Climbing Equipment

    Types of Helmets Required for Tower Climbing Equipment

    It is important for employers to know what type of helmets or hard hats are required for their employees’ personal protective equipment (PPE).  Protective helmets and tower climbing hard hats are required in many construction, climbing and work at height environments.   While it is common to see all workers in a hard hat at a construction site, there are many other instances when an OSHA approved helmet is required.  

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