Category: Work Safety

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Work Safety

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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Work Safety

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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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 Five program on becoming OSHA compliant. There is a lot of

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FIXFAST USA Announces the ‘Honoring Those’ Campaign

FIXFAST USA is pleased to announce our ‘Honoring Those’ campaign. We want to reward you for selling safety while also paying back to those who have served for our country. We sell safety to protect those working at height just as those serve our nation to protect the ones they

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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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