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Proper Safety Precautions WILL Save Money & Lives

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Safety is a Job Everyone Needs to Take Seriously

While working at heights, it is very important to take the proper safety precautions & to use the correct fall protection equipment each and every time. No matter the size of the job, safety should never take a back seat.

Recently the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited Northridge Construction Corp. for failing to provide proper fall protection & protective helmets, ensuring the structural integrity of a roof and the misuse of a ladder. The company now potentially faces $224,620 in penalties.

These potential penalties are the result of an employee suffering fatal injuries after a structure collapsed during the installation of roof panels on a shed. This unfortunate event could have easily been avoided if the proper safety precautions were taken and if the employee was provided the proper fall protection equipment.

“Fall-related fatalities are preventable if employers use required fall protection systems, such as guardrails or personal fall arrest systems. OSHA standards are legal requirements that every employer must follow to ensure workers are protected from serious injuries.” – OSHA Long Island Area Director Anthony Ciuffo.

Tanner Has the Safety Solutions & Equipment You Need

At Tanner safety on the job site is our #1 goal. We have a wide selection of safety equipment available to our customers including: fall protection, tool drop protection, head protection, hand protection, respiratory protection & much more. Please feel free to reach out to us if you need help finding the proper fall protection & safety equipment for your next job. We are also happy to help you with any other safety-related questions you may have – Phone: 800-456-2658 | Email: websales@tannerbolt.com.

Fall Protection Training Available to Our Customers

Tanner & 3M Fall Protection offer fall safety and rescue training programs at your job site. Each training program is specially tailored to your job site and workers. The hands-on training scenarios identify fall protection hazards in and around your facility. By training your employees in their normal work environment, we ensure that the issues discussed are immediately applicable for proper OSHA fall protection training. Flexibility and cost savings are an added bonus when you are considering on-site training. You provide the students and the location, we provide the equipment, experienced instructors and fall protection certification. Please reach out to one of our Tanner customer service reps for more information – Phone: 800-456-2658 | Email: websales@tannerbolt.com.

3M™ DBI-SALA® Making Fall Protection for Tools Even Safer

The New ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 Dropped Objects Protection Standard

Safe. Secure. Standard.

On July 2nd 2018, the American National Standards Association (ANSI) approved the NEW ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 standard for Dropped Objects Protection. This new standard was issued to help protect the well fair of workers across the country. For decades, the leading cause of death on construction jobsites has been Falls & Struck by Object accidents. With this new standard and the help of 3M™ DBI-SALA®’s Fall Protection for Tools Solutions, we hope we can change these negative statistics.

Making Tool Drop Safety, Safer

With the release of the new ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 standard, 3M™ DBI-SALA® has relaunched a number of New & Improved Fall Protection for Tools Solutions. Read on to learn more about each of these Tool Drop Safety Solutions. All available online at TannerBolt.com.tool-retractor

New & Improved Fall Protection for Tools

3M™ DBI-SALA® 5 lb. Tool Retractor

  • Retractable design minimizes tangling and tripping hazards
  • 10.25 in. to 50 in. working range (26.04 cm to 127 cm)
  • Use with harness adapter to add an attachment point for the 5 lb. Tool Retractor to your harness webbing
  • CAP 1500156

3M™ DBI-SALA® Harness Adapterharness-adaptor

  • Provides an attachment point for your tools on harness webbing
  • Fast and easy installation–anywhere on your harness webbing
  • Abrasion-resistant and durable
  • CAP 1500161

3M™ DBI-SALA® Quick-Wrap Tape IIquick-wrap-tape

  • Heavy duty 1 in. wide tape conforms to the shape of whatever it is applied to
  • Used with D-rings & tool cinch attachments to create instant tethering points on virtually any tool
  • Proprietary 3M material & adhesive technology helps provide good tear resistance while you work
  • Multiple Lengths & Colors Available

3M™ DBI-SALA® Hard Hat Tetherhard-hat-tether

3M™ DBI-SALA® Hook2Hook Coil Tether with Swivelhook-2-hook-coil

  • Compact Design – stays out of the way when not in use
  • Secure tools up to 5 lbs
  • Coil tether
  • Self-locking aluminum carabiners
  • Ergonomic swivel
  • CAP 1500159 & CAP 1500160 (10PK)

3M™ DBI-SALA® Large Tape Measure Sleevetape-measure-holster

  • Fits most 35′ tape measures
  • Designed for use with our Tape Measure Holster
  • High Visibility Reflector
  • Belt / Holster Clip
  • CAP 1500165