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Mistakes To Avoid When Climbing With Spikes

Monday, September 28, 2020 8:21:55 AM America/Chicago

Mistakes to Avoid when Climbing with Spikes

Climbing spikes are an essential tool for any professional lineman. Durable, sturdy, and dependable, these tools allow climbers to root themselves into wooden electrical poles and ascend them in the safest and most comfortable manner. But no matter how experienced a lineman might be at getting to their designated job site, they can still make potentially life-threatening errors. These are a few key mistakes to avoid when climbing with spikes to put you in the safest possible position on the pole.

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The Basics of a Tower-Climber Rescue

Friday, September 25, 2020 10:26:08 AM America/Chicago

Even the most experienced tower climbers can be the victims of accidents. Learn the basics of a tower-climber rescue and how the designated equipment works.
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Cable Grabs vs. Rope Grabs for Vertical Safety

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 11:12:58 AM America/Chicago

Cable Grabs vs. Rope Grabs for Vertical Safety

There's ample gear to pick from as a tower climber. Learn about cable grabs and rope grabs for vertical safety and what to consider when choosing between them.

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The History of Fall Protection Equipment

Monday, September 14, 2020 2:20:14 PM America/Chicago

Fall protection is key on a jobsite, but it wasn’t always seen that way. Discover the history of fall protection equipment and why it was developed.
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The Different Types of Climbing Spikes

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 10:20:03 AM America/Chicago

The Different Types of Climbing Spikes

Linemen often require spikes to effectively climb electrical poles. Discover the different types of climbing spikes and how to go about choosing a new set.

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How to Choose the Right Hoist

Friday, August 14, 2020 11:29:10 AM America/Chicago

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Hoist efficiency isn’t about the quality of the product itself. Learn how to choose the right hoist for your project and the important factors to keep in mind.

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How to Become a Certified Tower Climber

Friday, August 7, 2020 12:08:28 PM America/Chicago

How to Become a Certified Tower Climber
Tower climbers and maintenance workers are in higher demand each day. Learn how to become a certified tower climber and start a rewarding and riveting career.

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The Phases of an OSHA Inspection

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:24:29 AM America/Chicago

The Phases of an OSHA Inspection

Workplace safety is crucial to both maintaining a strong workforce and being compliant with OSHA regulations. Learn about the phases of an OSHA inspection.

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When to Replace Fall Protection Equipment

Thursday, July 16, 2020 11:51:20 AM America/Chicago

When to Replace Fall Protection Equipment
A worker on a jobsite is only as safe as the equipment supporting them. Learn when to replace fall protection equipment and why it’s crucial that you do.
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Vertical vs. Horizontal Fall Protection Equipment

Thursday, July 2, 2020 11:28:13 AM America/Chicago

Vertical vs. Horizontal Fall Protection Equipment

There are several ways to protect yourself on a cell tower climbing site. Discover the difference between vertical and horizontal fall protection equipment.

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