6 Dec 19

Dual Compliant FR Balaclava

Professional stuntmen, race car drivers, Bruce Willis…and you? All major badasses, of course, but what these people all have in common is the fact that explosions are an inherent risk in their day job. And if you work in one of the industries where an arc flash or flash fire risk is present, you understand the need for the right protective equipment. Read More

26 Jul 18

ANSI/ISEA 121 Standard

The Dropped Objects Standard has arrived – along with plenty of questions about what it all means. Here are the five most important things you absolutely positively need to know about ANSI/ISEA 121-2018. Read More

20 Jul 18

ANSI/ISEA 121 Standard Announcement

St. Paul, Minn (July 16, 2018) – The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) have announced that the long anticipated “Dropped Objects Standard” has been approved. ANSI/ISEA 121-2018, American National Standard for Dropped Object Prevention Solutions establishes minimum design, performance, and labeling requirements for product solutions that prevent falling objects and guidelines for testing that equipment. Read More

11 Jul 18

How to Safely Tether your Cellphone and Tablet At-Heights

St. Paul, Minn (July 12, 2018) – With peak construction season comes a surge in efforts focused on awareness, education and solutions to keep crews safe. In a move addressing the hazard of dropped objects, Ergodyne has announced the release of the Squids® 3760 Water Resistant Phone Pouch & Trap and the 3765 Water Resistant Tablet Pouch & Trap, designed to carry, secure and easily tether the essential electronic devices nearly every worker carries onto the jobsite. Read More

20 Jun 18

Squids Hand Tool Slips

St. Paul, Minn (June 21, 2018) – Ergodyne has announced an addition to its line of pioneering one-step attachment points meant to simplify the challenging process of tethering power tools, hand tools and instrumentation. Read More

18 Jun 18

Dropped Objects Prevention - 3 T's

Toolbox Talks are intended to facilitate worksite health and safety conversations. Click here to download talking points on the basics of how to prevent dropped objects by implementing Trapping, Tethering, and Topping on your jobsite. Read More

31 May 18

Squids Power Tool Traps Brackets

St. Paul, Minn. (May 31, 2018) – Though still a relatively new concept in the world of industrial safety, more and more safety professionals are taking notice of the rising cost of falling objects, the cause of 255 fatalities in the American workforce in 2016 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. As the category of dropped objects prevention evolves, so too do the solutions being offered by pioneers like Ergodyne. Read More

13 Apr 18

Dropped Objects Toolbox Talks

Toolbox Talks are intended to facilitate worksite health and safety conversations. Click here to download talking points on Objects at Heights Risk Awareness and Prevention to share with your crew.
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10 Apr 18

Safety Stand Down

Join your brothers and sisters in arms across the country for National Safety Stand-Down, May 7 – May 11. It’s easy. Gather your crew for a toolbox talk, conduct an equipment inspection or discuss job-specific hazards. (Just don’t forget the donuts.) You can even check out our ever-expanding library of Toolbox Talks to help lead the discussion. Read More

21 Mar 18

ISEA 121 Dropped Objects Standard Awaiting Final Approval

Drops Free Zone - Preventing Falling Objects at Heights

Over the past year, Ergodyne and several leading safety equipment manufacturers have been working with the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) to develop a standard for equipment solutions that prevent dropped objects. Read More