Category: Fall Protection

The Epic Construction of One Vanderbilt Ave, New York City

One Vanderbilt Ave, in New York City is nearing its completion. This new Leed Certified tower is rising beside historic Grand Central Station in Midtown Manhattan. The project started in 2015 with the demolition of a group of older early 20th century era buildings that occupied the block bounded by Madison Avenue, Vanderbilt Avenue, and… Read More »

Construction Site Safety: Then and Now

Work site safety has dramatically changed and been improved in the last 100 years. But only because workers fought for the institution of safety requirements in industries such as mining, steel production, construction and general manufacturing. There were no generalized requirements for construction safety, or fall protection netting on construction projects. Children routinely worked in… Read More »

Trends in Fall Protection For 2015

Falls are the leading cause of construction-related deaths. In fact, 39.9% of all construction-related fatalities are caused by falls. Construction companies have been hard at work developing new techniques and strategies designed to increase industry safety and reduce industry deaths. Through better equipment and training, construction companies are seeking to make falls less fatal and easier to… Read More »