Fall Protection

  • SPI

    8 reasons for choosing a self-supporting guardrail

    With more stringent standards and regulations concerning the risks of falling from heights, business leaders and health and safety managers are always looking for the best solutions to make their workplace safer. Since the C-21 Act took effect, preventing falls from the roof is becoming a priority for a majority of organizations. To protect your employees and contractors working on your rooftop, several methods are available. Here are eight reasons to choose a self-supporting guardrail.

  • SPI7/25/2023

    I’ve got my harness, is that all?

    I’ve got my harness, is that all? The simple answer is no.
    A harness should be just one of many protective devices when working at heights.  

  • 6/1/2023

    Hold on to innovation with MSA

    Safety at heights on construction sites is a long-standing OHS issue that continues to concern companies. Fortunately, more and more equipment and accessories are being developed every year to keep your workers safe, even when they are in the air.
  • SPI11/1/2022

    Fall Protection in the Oil and Gas industry

    Few industries require more fall protection equipment than the oil and gas industry. In North America, between 2003 and 2013, more than 1,100 workers in the oil and gas sector were killed in workplace accidents, which is an average of more than a hundred deaths a year.

  • SPI8/11/2022

    How to maintain your self-retracting lifeline

    Similar to the torch for a welder or scissors for a hairdresser, workers who need to work at a height have their own essential equipment: the self-retracting lifeline (SRL).

    Since your life may depend on your SRL, ensuring it works properly before climbing is essential. This article will explain proper inspection.

  • SPI5/12/2022

    Fall Protection Equipment: Maintenance and Care

    Unfortunately, there’s no way around dirt. You probably deal with a whole lot of dust, industrial solvents, built-up salt from sweat, and oils on the job, and these can have a direct impact on the longevity of your fall protection equipment.

  • SPI4/1/2022

    [Webinar Recap] Work on the Edge Confidently with 3M

    If you didn't have the chance to join us for our webinar on leading edges with 3M, we've put together a quick recap of the important concepts covered during the webinar.

  • SPI8/31/2021

    Your Safety Is MSA’s Priority

    Ensuring your protection is the mission of MSA. Founded in 1914, this Canadian company understands the importance of always having the best-suited personal protective equipment (PPE) for our work environment.  

  • SPI5/14/2021

    All the answers about the end of life of your safety harness

    When does a safety harness reach the end of its service life? What are the telltale signs? When safety is on the line, you need answers. For that reason, experts took the time to answer your questions.

  • 3m Arcflash

    [Webinar Recap] Arc Flash: What to Wear to Stay Protected at Heights

    Last week, we had the opportunity to present a webinar called Arc Flash: What to Wear to Stay Protected at Heights, presented by SPI and 3M fall protection experts.

  • 2/12/2021

    Suspension Trauma 101

    One of the fundamental goals of working at heights is to prevent workers from falls. An arrested fall is also deemed successful if harm is avoided. And what’s the key to a successful arrested fall, you may ask? Quick intervention, proper protective equipment, and training.

  • 11/13/2020

    Q&A: Fall Protection with 3M

    It's not every day you get the opportunity to ask 3M fall protection experts questions.