Articles in Category: Real-life Cases

Four steps to calculate the fall arrest distance!

Four steps to calculate the fall arrest distance!

Whether you are working in a cradle, on scaffolding or performing any other type of work at heights, the fall arrest system is of no help if you reach the ground before your fall is stopped. Although it sounds obvious, we unfortunately see all too often inadequate fall arrest systems.

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Case study: Innovation is leading the way in developing a custom rescue plan

Case study: Innovation is leading the way in developing a custom rescue plan

Developing and implementing a fall protection rescue plan that ensures the safety of people working in dangerous or confined spaces and helps evacuate the premises in an emergency is very challenging. Equipment currently available on the market often does not meet the needs of a business. In these situations, SPI Health and Safety must expand their creativity to develop a customized rescue plan that adapts perfectly to whatever limitations and problems are posed by the situation.

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Training saves lives

Training saves lives

On August 16, 2012, Lawrence Davis was completing his first day of work at the Bacardi plant in Jacksonville, Florida. At only 21 years old, he hoped it would be the beginning of a long career within the company. As he was conducting maintenance work under a pallet rack, an employee activated the machine unintentionally. Lawrence was crushed to death.

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Improving Hand Protection

Improving Hand Protection

When your employees handle sharp tools, they must avoid serious injuries at all costs. KOSTO gloves offer maximum protection! These protection accessories are made of the most efficient materials such as Dyneema, Kevlar, fiberglass, steel or high-density polyethylene to ensure complete safety. They are comfortable, durable and allow the employee a high degree of dexterity.

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