Fall Protection Articles

  • CSA Changes: Personal energy absorbers and lanyards

    CSA Changes: Personal energy absorbers and lanyards

    Personal energy absorbers and lanyards: how upcoming changes on February 1, 2020 to CSA Standard Z259.11-17 affect you and your workers

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  • Changes in the CSA Standard for Self-Retracting Devices

    Changes in the CSA Standard for Self-Retracting Devices

    The Canadian Standard Association (CSA Group International) implemented a new standard addressing the certification and use of self-retracting devices (SRDs).

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  • Class E Harnesses: what you need to know

    Class E Harnesses: what you need to know

    If you or your crew uses harnesses on a regular basis, it’s extremely important to understand the differences between the CSA classes of harnesses.

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  • Class P work positioning harnesses: what you need to know

    Class P work positioning harnesses: what you need to know

    Class P work positioning harnesses: what you need to know

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  • Aiming for a Zero-Drop Policy

    Aiming for a Zero-Drop Policy

    Fall protection for tools for a safer work environment

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  • Whitepaper: Fall protection for elevated work platforms

    Whitepaper: Fall protection for elevated work platforms

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  • Self-retracting lifelines at the leading edge

    Self-retracting lifelines at the leading edge

    Nano-Lok Edge SRL is the leading SRL for leading edge and foot-level tie-off applications.

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  • Dropped object prevention planning

    Dropped object prevention planning

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  • Fall clearance calculation chart

    Fall clearance calculation chart

    A free fall calculator helps you determine the distance you will fall before your fall arrest system starts to slow you down. Properly installed personal fall arrest systems should protect workers...

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  • Know your fall protection facts

    Know your fall protection facts

    Falls from heights and dropped objects can have dangerous consequences for both workers and companies.

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  • Discover the soul behind 3M fall protection science.

    Discover the soul behind 3M fall protection science.

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  • Keeping your hard hat on is easy.

    Keeping your hard hat on is easy.

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  • Rope Grabs: User tips that matter

    Rope Grabs: User tips that matter

    At-height workers have different options when it comes to connectors that aid in fall arrest and fall restraint. Rope grabs are a popular option because they are often more cost-effective than...

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  • Are you still in compliance with the Ontario Ministry of Labour’s at-heights worker regulation?

    Are you still in compliance with the Ontario Ministry of Labour’s at-heights worker regulation?

    If you completed your Working at Heights training in April 2015, it's time to get re-certified before your credentials expire. On April 1, 2015, the Ontario Ministry of Labour introduced a new...

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  • Harness your fit

    Harness your fit

    Workers come in all shapes and sizes. Fortunately, so do 3M™ Fall Protection Harness Solutions.               When you work at heights, you need a harness that gives you a full range of...

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  • Why inspection matters

    Why inspection matters

    How proper inspection can help prevent falls at height A fall from heights can be deadly. In 2013, there were more than 40 worker deaths that resulted from a fall from heights and over 14,000...

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  • Rescue training: In the event of a fall, do you have a plan?

    Rescue training: In the event of a fall, do you have a plan?

    You’ve chosen the right safety harness, completed the proper training, and you have a fall protection plan in place. But what happens after the fall? Do you have a rescue plan in place to promptly...

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  • Taking gravity out of the equation with an expanded lineup of 3M™ DBI-SALA® Fall Protection for Tools

    Taking gravity out of the equation with an expanded lineup of 3M™ DBI-SALA® Fall Protection for Tools

    With over 27,000 recorded incidents of people being struck by falling objects each year in Canada, dropped objects prevention planning helps prevent personal injury, equipment damage and tool...

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  • Standing up to falls: Learning the ABCDs of fall protection

    Standing up to falls: Learning the ABCDs of fall protection

    A fall from heights is a risk that every at-height worker must be prepared for. Helping you manage your risk to bring you home safely at the end of the day is something 3M Fall Protection prides...

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  • Fall protection workplace training and federal jobs grants

    Fall protection workplace training and federal jobs grants

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