Tag: Height

FallSafety Tree Stand Hunter at risk falling alone

Tree Stand Hunter Safety

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 … Read More

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FallSafety Roofing Inspector at risk of falls at height

Lone Workers and how they affect your business

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 … Read More

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Window cleaner at risk from ladder fall who could use FallSafety

Washing Windows Alone at Height

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. … Read More

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