Black Friday Sale 2017

    Save on your Online Training this Holiday Season! From November 24th-30th, both our Capstan Operations and RF Awareness classes will be discounted to $75/pp regardless of how many people you sign up! This rate is typically reserved for companies enrolling 20+ people to the course. The online courses can be completed up to 30 days […]

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NATE Goes to Washington

NATE Goes to Washington  (Part One of Four) National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE) representatives came to Washington, D.C. recently to lobby Congress, the FCC and other government agencies. Inside Towers Washington Bureau Chief Leslie Stimson sat down with the six members of their lobbying team to discuss NATE’s regulatory priorities and get a sense of their 30 […]

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Tower Modifications 101

    Tower Modifications 101 Majority of the existing cell phone towers located in the United States were designed and constructed when the size of the antennas had a projected area between 2 and 4 square feet and all the radio equipment was located on the ground.  Today, it seems that we are installing barn […]

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Why do you need SPRAT?

  You’re a tower climber… Why would you need SPRAT? You’re the top of the class when it comes to having all of your certifications up to date, you have everything from Climber/Rescuer to RF to specialized PIM test training, you always have your files organized and certifications on you at all times. So why […]

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Safety LMS Launches Online Fundamentals of RF/EME Awareness Course

*|MC:SUBJECT|*   Safety LMS Launches Fundamentals of RF Online Course Safety LMS is extremely excited to announce the launch of of our Fundamentals of RF Online Course, the first of many online training courses that will be available from Safety LMS. Although on-location courses will remain at the core of our business model, we saw […]

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SEMC Flexible Steel Safety Climb Standard

Steel Safety Climb Standard

The Safety Equipment Manufacturers Committee (SEMC) has released their latest consensus document on the Flexible Steel Safety Climb Standard. The document, which is the result of years worth of work, clearly defines what the system is, when it is an appurtenance to the structure, when it becomes PPE, as well as installation guidelines and inspection requirements and […]

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FCC, OSHA Release Tower Climber Safety Guide

Tower Climber Safety Guide

The FCC and OSHA, recently released their Tower Climber Safety Guide. The guide is a result of the long-standing commitment of both agencies to ensure the safety of tower workers. They’ve hosted workshops with input from industry stakeholders to identify and establish accepted practices for performing communication towers work safely. In a joint statement, FCC […]

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OSHA Safety Stand-Down May 8-12, 2017

    OSHA Safety Stand-Down May 8-12, 2017 View this email in your browser Safety LMS encourages you to participate in OSHA’s Safety Stand-Down from May 8-12th, 2017. The week is designed to promote safety and prevent fall in the construction industry, an important aspect of every business that gets over looked far too often. […]

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Safety LMS Opens New Austin Training Facility

    Safety LMS Opens New Austin Facility On January 21st , 2017, we opened the doors for the first class in the brand-new VISTA Training Facility in Austin, TX. We are extremely proud and excited to share the news with the industry.We now have a large environmentally controlled training area with seating space for a […]

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Petzl ID Compliance

Petzl recently released a statement on the safety of their I’D descenders. They have stated that any of their products, pre-ANSI Rating, have no changes apart from the ANSI markings, therefore they will all meet the strength and performance requirements covered in the standard. For full details on the statement, see the attached press release.   The […]

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Immediate Action Required X2 & X3

X2 and X3 Recall Notice

3M Fall Protection (formerly Capital Safety) has identified a limited number of 3M™ DBI-SALA® LAD-SAF™ X2 and 3M™ DBI-SALA® LAD-SAF™ X3 sleeves with the locking lever not working properly. This condition can allow the sleeve to disengage from the cable during use. The assembly error is believed to affect only a limited number of units […]

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OSHA Updates the Walking-Working Surfaces Regulation

Safety Course Breakdown OSHA Updates

OSHA Updates the Walking-Working Surfaces Regulation A Great article written by my good friend and President of Pigeon Mountain Industries (PMI), Loui Mc Curley about the latest OSHA updates. It’s here! OSHA’s long awaited revision to its general industry standards on walking-working surfaces has been published at https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/11/18/2016-24557/walking- working-surfaces- and-personal- protective-equipment- fall-protection- systems. This is […]

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Safety Course Breakdown – Competent Rigging

Safety Course Breakdown OSHA Updates

    Safety LMS – Weekly Newsletter – 11/14/16 View this email in your browser Safety Course Breakdown It’s time for another Safety Course Breakdown by Safety LMS. In this section we’ll give a quick preview of our wide selection of courses to give insight to why Safety LMS is the best training company in […]

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SAFETY RECALL NOTICE – Zorbit Energy Absorber

3M Fall Protection (formerly Capital Safety) has identified a production issue with its Zorbit Energy Absorbers that created a risk of serious injury or death for a user in the event of a fall from height. Although there have been no reported accidents or injuries associated with this issue, 3M Fall Protection is voluntarily recalling […]

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Don’t fall for it – Changes in tower safety regulations

There has been countless changes in tower safety regulations recently. All of these changes coming from the hard work of subject matter experts and volunteers on many other regulation boards with the one goal of making the industry safer. The problem with all of these new regulations being released is that climbers may have lost track […]

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How and why to get certified as a Competent Rigger and Signal Person

Three relatively new courses released into the industry are the Basic Rigging, Competent Rigging, and Crane Spotter/Signal Person courses. As with most new courses, there remains some confusion around the purpose of the course and whether the it is needed for your companies day to day tasks. The following article, published by Inside Towers, goes into detail about […]

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Check the boxes on your Safety Re-Certs…

Choose a company that takes pride in keeping their customers safe. The Safety LMS team believes that it should take more than a 4 step checklist to be re-certified in a class that could save a person’s life one day. We love not seeing the Tower Industry in the headlines for new accidents. So we […]

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