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Midwest Unlimited Blog

Lad-Saf System Retrofit Announcement

17 April, 2019 By Ashlei Howell No Comments
3M is allowing tower contractors to retrofit existing Lad-Saf systems when the cable does not extend far enough through the top of the carrier clamp. 

This procedure can only be completed if the Lad Saf system passes inspection and is free of damage and rust.

Tags: Tower Climber Safety, Tower Climber Equipment, Fall Protection Safety, Workplace Safety

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Fall Protection Guide: Top Answers from OSHA on how to handle the Cold

03 January, 2018 By Holly Wandell No Comments

Know the answers to these questions before you face the cold!

Cold Stress Guide

NOTE:

The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) requires employers to comply with hazard-specific safety and health standards. In addition, pursuant to Section 5(a)(1) of the OSH Act, employers must provide...

Tags: Tower Climber Safety, OSHA, Fall Protection Safety, Midwest Unlimited

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Midwest Unlimited & Elk River Fall Protection Presents: An ANSI Minute

14 August, 2017 By Michael Collins No Comments

The ANSI Z359.1 Standard, as we know it, is going away. There will be a new Z359.1, but it will be a reference or guidance tool and totally revamped from its original purpose. It has been replaced by an entire body of work known as The Fall Protection Code.

In 1992, there was only one-ANSI...

Tags: Tower Climber Safety, OSHA, Fall Protection Safety, Midwest Unlimited

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Proven Like...Taxes and Safety

18 April, 2017 By Bridget Brevik No Comments

Did you get your taxes done today?  Are you one of the people who got the information all by January 31 and had them filed by February?  Or are you still scrambling to get things done and to the post office to get stamped with today’s date?  

Tags: Tower Climber Safety, Fall Protection Safety

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Trust Falls: Fall Protection and Safety on Job Sites

21 March, 2017 By Bridget Brevik No Comments

You may have noticed that we recently launched a completely new website. Building it was quite a project, and T-2 days to launch, our designer/web guru got a phone call from the developer. His instructions--in order to fix a bug, he would be deleting all of the products. Two days to launch, and...

Tags: Tower Climber Safety, Fall Protection Safety, Construction Safety, new products, training, arborist safety, lineman safety

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Here's Why "Wrong" and "Safety" Can't Be In The Same Sentence!

21 February, 2017 By Michael Collins No Comments

The fact is, in our industry, the things that keep us safe can’t be wrong.

Why? We’ll, quite simply, because lives depend on them being right.

I bet you didn’t know that history has a bunch of things we all thought were right but now we know are wrong. Take for instance a few of these top...

Tags: Tower Climber Safety, Tower Climber Equipment, Construction Equipment, OSHA, National Association Of Tower Erectors, Lineman Tools, Fall Protection Safety, Construction Safety, Tower Climber Tools, Construction Tools, Lineman Equipment, Midwest Unlimited

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