Workers typically opt for full-body harnesses that are easy to don, adjust and comfortable to wear.  If you are looking to purchase fall protection equipment for your workers, you should note that harnesses differ from each other in terms of construction and strap placement and hence, you should compare different harnesses on a number of parameters while keeping safety as your primary consideration. While, as a buyer, you may expect harnesses to meet safety benchmarks, but surprisingly and rather unfortunately, some brands fail to adhere to the basic safety standards. Fortunately LES only supply height safety equipment that is CE marked and conforms to the relevant British Standard.

Before you make a purchase decision, make sure that the product manufacturer holds an ISO 9001 certification. This certification testifies that the manufacturer runs operations while strictly adhering to the international design, development, manufacturing, installation, and serv...

You may think choosing a lifting sling is as easy as choosing what sandwich you will eat for lunch today, you're wrong. Choosing a suitable lifting sling involves several factors which are outlined in this article, factors that is not considered could cause serious consiquences, learn the difference between slings and how they hold up against their rivals.

The answer is “Yes”. According to the mandates enforced by the Safety And Health Administrations, employers are responsible for providing fall protection training to the workers whose scope of work is associated with a high probability of fall hazard. Employers are required to deliver training that will not only educate workers about the ways by which they can recognise fall hazards, but will also provide information on the processes that can be deployed to minimise such hazards. Besides, the fall protection training should also be designed to ensure that the workers acquire adequate practical knowledge on equipment inspection, equipment erection as well as disassembly, and equipment maintenance.

Notably, with changes in working conditions, a particular training program may become obsolete and in those cases, employers should organize new training programs to help workers to safely adapt to new conditions and use fall protection equipment in the recommended man...