Make Your Stand Down Stand Out To Improve Jobsite Safety

by The FallSafety Team | May 8, 2017 | National Safety Stand Down

The OSHA National Safety Stand Down from May 8-12, 2017 is held to raise awareness of the fall hazards associated with construction work. All across North America, organizations will take time to talk honestly and openly about fall safety. If you’re a trainer or facilitator for a Stand Down event, read on to learn how you can make your Stand Down event even more informative and engaging.

Tidyware To Debut New “Man Down” Feature In FallSafety Pro At 2016 National Safety Council Congress & Expo

by The FallSafety Team | October 17, 2016 | FallSafety Pro

With the introduction of “Man Down” detection, FallSafety Pro provides additional monitoring and assistance to manage risk beyond falls, addressing emergency communication needs for lone workers, night shift, and remote workers, as well as situations of extreme heat, across large facilities, and other dangerous working conditions.

FallSafety Pro launches for Android phones

by The FallSafety Team | September 13, 2016 | FallSafety Pro

We are excited to announce the launch of our 5-star rated safety app for Android phones. FallSafety Pro for Android addresses the number one cause of death in construction accidents by providing intelligent fall detection and automatic alerts via email, phone, and texts to work teams, safety managers, and loved ones.

Five Smartphone Safety Apps to Extend #StandDown4Safety Week

by The FallSafety Team | May 9, 2016 | National Safety Stand Down

This year’s National Safety Stand Down Week is in the books and we start off a new week mindful of the fact that construction safety is important all 52 weeks of the year. Fatalities caused by construction workers falling from high elevations is the number one cause of death in the construction industry, and as we’ve learned this week, most of these accidents are totally preventable.

Here are five smartphone apps that can help reinforce the safety message all year long…

Change to FallSafety monitoring schedule

by The FallSafety Team | March 15, 2016 | FallSafety Pro

We are changing FallSafety so it is always monitoring for falls except for when it is manually paused. Manually pausing FallSafety temporarily stops fall detection for a selected period of time.

Tree Stand Hunter Safety

by The FallSafety Team | November 9, 2015 | Height

A lightweight tree stand is priceless for getting close to your prey; however, there are health and safety concerns. Falling is a real risk for tree stand hunters because they are often alone. A fall can render the hunter unconscious from impact with the ground or the tree when their harness arrests the fall. Being alone and unconscious is a life-threatening combination.

Apple Watch Companion App

by The FallSafety Team | July 9, 2015 | FallSafety Pro

The Apple Watch is cutting edge, and there are limitless uses that developers are finding for it. Tidyware is the first to put it to work as part of a Apple Watch fall detection solution. FallSafety Pro for Apple Watch gives convenient access to the paired iPhone running FallSafety Pro for easy access. The Apple Watch acts as a remote control.

Lone Workers and how they affect your business

by The FallSafety Team | July 9, 2015 | Lone Worker

A Lone Worker is an employee who performs an activity that is carried out in isolation from other workers without close or direct supervision. Such staff are exposed to increased risk because there is no one to assist them.

The largest safety hazard to Lone Workers is the risk of falling…

Washing windows, alone, at height?

by The FallSafety Team | June 17, 2015 | Lone Worker

A professional window cleaner is no stranger to ladders and often has to work alone. Even if cleaning with a water fed pole system, skylights and other windows need to be cleaned from a ladder or from a roof. Even with the buddy system when working in pairs there is a risk of an undetected fall. Many times a person cleaning windows inside would not see or hear a person cleaning windows outside if they were to fall.