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2014-04-22 23:13:09

Lift-All, a mainstay in the national sling manufacturing industry, introduces its patent pending Sling Shield™ technology. Landisville, PA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The sling experts at Lift-All are pleased to announce the arrival of the Sling Shield™, an innovative system designed to combat the cutting and wearing that can occur with synthetic slings. Cutting is the leading culprit in damaged and compromised synthetic slings. Sling Shields work to prevent slings from being cut by...

2013-11-26 23:00:41

New product available for climbing walls up to 65 feet. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Head Rush Technologies today announces the launch of the TRUBLUE XL Auto Belay. Using the same magnetic eddy current braking technology as the market-leading TRUBLUE Auto Belay, the TRUBLUE XL accommodates climbing walls as high as 65 feet (19.8 meters). "I love the TRUBLUE XL Auto Belays. I find them amazing for training on tall walls and for warming up," said Evan Race of Brooklyn...

Ski Apps Not Enough For Mountain Emergency
2013-10-28 15:15:17

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online While there are plenty of apps that will help users track ski conditions, find the best powder, and even track your runs on the slopes, a mobile smartphone app probably isn’t the best way to call for help during mountainside emergency. With many skiers now hitting the slopes with smartphones, there has been a burgeoning market for apps that promise skiers a call for help when an accident or disaster occurs. However, the Canadian...

2013-08-30 23:28:03

All Hands Fire Equipment is announcing the release of the Gemtor 543NYC Class II / Class III Conversion Harness. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 In recent years, firefighters have increasingly been wearing and using a Class II Rescue Harness on their bunker pants. The most commonly used harness has been the Gemtor 541 series harness. Designed by a (now retired) New York City firefighter, the 541 harness has been in use by New York City since the 1980’s. Over the years the harness...

2013-05-04 23:03:57

GME Supply, the leader in tower climbing safety has released their new spring catalog 2013. All products featured in the spring catalog are compliant with OSHA´s requirements. (PRWEB) May 04, 2013 Workplace injuries are a common problem that can cause employees considerable pain and suffering, and can also result in financial expense for businesses due to lawsuits, lost wages and other related expenses. Identifying potential risks for accidents and taking steps to prevent them can be...

2013-04-12 23:02:27

With new Firefighter Tools becoming available regularly, All Hands Fire Equipment is now announcing the release of the new Sterling Lightning Hook and Lightning GT Hook for the Fire Industry. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) April 12, 2013 Firefighters rely on a wide variety of personal protective gear and other equipment to ensure their safety and enhance their ability to operate effectively on the job. One crucial part of the firefighter´s arsenal is the personal escape system. Firefighter escape...

2013-03-25 23:01:55

As firefighter escape systems and new fire fighting equipment continue to evolve, there are more new and improved products available all the time. All Hands Fire Equipment is now announcing the release of the new Gemtor 546NYC Harness. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 Firefighters use a huge array of tools to meet the demands of their difficult job. Thousands of different variations and equipment options exist for the many tools firefighters use to perform their duties. They range from...

2013-03-20 23:03:05

American Rigger´s Supply has a history of over twenty-five years offering instruction on proper use of lifting slings and rigging equipment. The focus of the new Awareness Classes is on developing concern and knowledge regarding the risks involved in overhead lifting. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 The March, 2013 Midwest Construction Safety Conference held in Blue Springs, Missouri was the first opportunity for Jim Leach, sales and marketing manager at American Riggers, to...


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