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QSSP Provide More than Just Personal Protection Equipment

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What Does QSSP Mean & Why Does that Matter?

The Qualified Safety Sales Professional Program, abbreviated as QSSP, is the industry’s premier training program for safety sales professionals. Sales professionals that have qualifies as a QSSP have broadened their technical expertise in health & safety, gaining a high-caliber understanding of the complex standards & regulations set by OSHA, EPA, and other similar agencies. QSSP members are not only an asset for the companies they work for, but also the customers they serve.

  • Over 1500 sales & marketing representatives in the safety industry are QSSP
  • Developed specifically for safety equipment manufacturer & distributors
  • Instructed by established and well-respected safety professionals

The benefits of a QSSP

  • QSSP have adequately prepared themselves to plan and execute successful safety & illness prevention programsTannerSafetyTalk4
  • QSSP are valued resources to their customers, having the knowledge, competence, credibility, and solution needed
  • QSSP have learned the principles & practices of occupational health & safety
  • QSSP know the fundamentals of industrial hygiene, risk management, safety engineering, health & safety regulations, and workers comp
  • QSSP can study air samples & exposure levels and help with respirator fit testing
  • QSSP can help with fall protection basics, electrical safety, and confined spaces
  • QSSP have been exposed to the full range of safety equipment and safety practices for the workplace
  • QSSP understand OSHA regulations, standard, compliances, and enforcements
  • QSSP know how all the parts of a safety & health program work together
  • QSSP can calculate the costs of an injury & how they affect profits

Why Buy from QSSP?

When buying from a QSSP you know you are working with a professional who has a true understanding of the safety challenges you are facing. You won’t get the standard cookie-cutter safety solution, instead the QSSP will evaluate your specific situation and develop a specialized safety program designs specifically for you. QSSP’s main goals are to help companies identify hazards & controls, participate/run safety meetings & trainings, and #1 provide the protective safety equipment and solutions suited for you and your job site.

Meet Tanner’s Resident QSSP

Tanner is pleased to announce that Patrick Monahan successfully earned his QSSP (Qualified Safety Sales Professional) and OSHA-30 certifications.Tanner Safety Talk

Pat has earned these professional designations to help our customers be prepared in the prevention of worker injuries to their employees.  Pat brings the necessary knowledge, competence, credibility, and solutions to support the mission of helping protect your workers. QSSPs are set apart because they have successfully completed an intensive course on technical and regulatory fundamentals of workplace safety and health sponsored by the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA). By working with Pat, you are working with a professional who has a real understanding of the challenges employers face, and is armed with creative solutions that go beyond simply filling an order.

Tanner urges all of our customers to examine their current safety program, contact Pat for an evaluation, and if necessary, Pat will create a program that will help drive down incident rates and insurance costs and most importantly, keep your employees safe.

Pat Monahan contact info:

cell #-631-316-3048


Register for Personal Fall Safety, Tool Safety & Rescue Training Programs with Tanner

Tool Drop Safety Solutions Guide – Fall Protection for Tools

Safety Solutions with Tanner

Tanner’s main goal as a Safety Solutions Specialist is to make sure everyone arrives home safe from the job site each and every day. We strive to spread the word on the importance of using the proper personal protection, fall protection & tool drop protection equipment. Safety is a 24/7 job that everyone needs to take part in.

Danger from Above

A dropped wrench may seem innocent enough, but did you know that 8 lbs wrench dropped from 200 ft. could come slamming down to the ground with over 5,000 lbs. of force? If this wrench were to strike you with that amount of force, the resulting injuries could severely hinder your ability to work, if you were lucky enough to survive. While Fall Protection Equipment is for the individual, Tool Drop Equipment is for everyone who works around you.Tool Drop Safety Solutions Guide

Stop the Drop with Tanner

To help Stop The Drop, Tanner has developed a Tool Drop Safety Solutions Guide to help you properly equip your tools with drop protection products. This easy to use guide will be your number one source for quick tool drop solutions.

  • Browse through the most popular tools and equipment used on the job site
  • Find the correct Tool Drop Attachment Point(s) for the tool(s) you are using
  • The detailed Tool Drop Solutions will help you correctly connect the attachment point(s) to your tool(s)
  • Once attached, your tool is now “Tether-Ready”
  • Take your Tether-Ready tool and connect it to an Anchorage Point
  • You are now ready to safely use your tool(s) at heights

Read, Print & Share Tanner’s Tool Drop Safety Solutions Guide

Tool Drop Prevention Systems

Tool Drop Prevention Systems are similar to personal fall arrest systems and include the same types of components. Tool Drop Prevention systems should include: Tool Attachment Points, Connector, Anchorages & Buckets/Bags.

Tool Drop Attachment Points

Tool Drop Attachment Points are similar to a worker’s safety harness, they must be a secure point on the tool that is load-rated for at least the total weight of the ToolDropAttachmentPointstool. Once your tool has an attachment point, it is now considered “tether-ready”.

  • Quick Spin & Quick Rings
  • D-ring Cord
  • D-ring & Quick-Wrap Tape
  • Tool Cinch Attachments

Tool Drop Connectors

Tool Drop Connectors are similar to lanyards or SRLs for personnel. The main function of tool drop connectors is to ensure the toolToolDropConnectors remains securely attached to an anchorage point in the event the tool is dropped.

  • Lanyards
  • Tethers
  • Hard Hat Tethers
  • Retractors

Tool Drop Anchorage Points

Tool Drop Anchorage Points can take many forms due to the wide variety of sizes & weights of commonly used tools & equipment. ToolDropAnchoragePointsThere are two main types of anchorage points for tools: Off the Body, for tools over 5 lbs. & On the Body, for tools under 5 lbs.

  • Tool Belts
  • Belt Loops
  • Holsters
  • Wristbands

Tool Drop Buckets & Bags

Tool Drop Buckets & Bags are designed specifically for drop prevention. Engineered with built in closure systems that help prevent ToolDropBucketsBagsdropped tools & objects.

  • Spill Control Buckets
  • Long Safe Buckets
  • Small Parts Pouches
  • Tool Drop Pouches