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OSHA’s New Fixed Ladder Standards: Phasing Out Cages

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ladder standards are intended to keep workers safe and limit the number of fall-related injuries and deaths. It is important to understand these standards so your workplace is compliant and your employees can be safe. Understanding the Fixed Ladder Standards OSHA created fixed

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Use Cases for Guardrails

It’s no secret that working at heights comes with numerous safety risks that can lead to serious injuries and even death. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 805 fall-related worker deaths in 2020 alone. This number is particularly high in occupations that require individuals to work on

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When It’s Time to Update Your Fixed Ladder System

When your workers perform rooftop jobs, your number one priority is their safety. A variety of equipment exists for just that reason. Proper safety assurance is a process that develops through changing equipment and regulations, which is why you should always be aware of reasons to repair or update your

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How to Set Up a Fall Protection Safety Plan

Workplace safety is crucial to keeping employees safe. In 2019 alone, 880 workers died as a result of falling at their jobs. Setting up a fall protection safety plan can help you prevent events like this at your job sites. These plans require significant amounts of careful consideration to ensure the fall

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The Dangers of Various Roof Slopes

Keeping your crews safe and protected as they work on rooftops is vital to the success of your operation. Work crews need to understand the different hazards and dangers that each type of roof slope poses. If you’re regularly working on roofs, then you’ll certainly want to understand the dangers

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Common Roof Hazards

A solid and reliable roof is one of the most crucial elements of a safe building. Regular maintenance and repairs are important to keep your roof in proper working order. However, serious bodily injury can occur if workers are not careful when performing repairs.  You need to know how to identify any fall warning

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Why Worksite Falls Happen

Worksite falls are the leading cause of death in the construction industry. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 36.4% of construction deaths were direct results of falling from heights. These falls can also have far-reaching effects on families, businesses and communities. Medical expenses, grief and stress can take a

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Why We Do What We Do

Roof-related injuries and fatalities remain an important concern for many construction businesses and workers. It is critical for your business to have the right roof access and fall protection system in place for all workers. Our company is determined to provide maximum safety and minimum fuss for the operations of

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Visit the FIXFAST USA Booth at IRE 2021

The team at FIXFAST USA is very excited to announce that we will be hosting a booth at this year’s International Roofing Expo in Las Vegas. You can see first-hand our new, innovative KATT Safety products at booth #2948 in the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. The products that you can

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