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Is Your Anchor Point Safe?

If you have ever taken a fall protection training class or read much on the topic, you’ve heard references to the ABC’s of personal fall protection systems:  anchorage, body harness and connecting device.  Sometimes folks also include the letter D, which stands for the descent and rescue component.  The ABCD mnemonic is easy to remember, but its proper application can be a challenge.  To make our point, let’s take a look at some commonly used anchor points in the window washing industry.

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Did You Know?

All guardrail that is protecting an opening or leading edge must be able to support 200 pounds on the top rail and 150 pounds on the midrail in any direction?