Category: Work Safety

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KATTGUARD™ GR36 Surface-Mount Guardrails

With falls, trips and slips leading to 11% of all fatal work injuries in 2019, you must protect your staff when they work on roofs. Since roof safety is paramount when working at heights, you might be interested in FIXFAST USA’s KATTGUARD™ GR36 Surface-Mount Aluminum Guardrails. At FIXFAST USA, we specifically designed our KATTGUARD™ GR36

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OSHA National Safety Stand-Down 2021

It is that time of the year again for a week of focus on safety in the construction industry. This year’s National Safety Stand-Down runs from May 3rd to May 7th. Fall Protection was yet again the #1 most cited standard, so the education and focus on roof safety remains

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The Value of Fixed Ladder Compliance

Compliance + A Fixed Ladder = Value Fixed ladders are an integral part of a compliant roof access and fall protection system. We even identify roof access and fixed ladders as the first step to address in our High 5 program on becoming OSHA compliant. There is a lot of

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National Safety Stand-Down

To Prevent Falls in Construction Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be the leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 366 of the 971 construction fatalities recorded in 2017 (BLS data). Of course, these deaths are all preventable. Starting May 6th and running through May 10th,

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Worksite falls can have devastating consequences for workers and businesses.
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Why Worksite Falls Happen

Broken bones. Ruptured organs. Traumatic brain injuries. These devastating effects are common for the lucky survivors of falls from roofs, scaffolding, and other worksite heights. Pain, surgery, rehab, and possible disabilities await many survivors. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 14% of all fatal worksite injuries were due to

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Proper fixed ladder selection can keep you OSHA compliant and your workers safe.
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Choosing the Right Roof Access Ladder for Your Business

Running your business requires a sharp eye for problem-solving, effective communication, and dedication. But that’s not all – common facilities maintenance challenges require that you have the right equipment to enable your employees’ access to high spaces. Items like fixed roof access ladders can mean the difference between effective maintenance

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A fall protection system is a back up to a worker’s loss of balance.
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Getting Started with Fall Protection Systems

If your business offerings require employees to work at height, you are required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to utilize fall protection systems to protect your employees. While protection requirements vary depending on your industry, in general, if a task exposes workers to falls of four or

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