FrenchCreek Blog

Resources Newsletter November 2022

Resources and tools for you. In this resources newsletter, we figured we would gather the most helpful resources for our distributors that we have.  Looking at all that we’ve done in the past year, we get that sometimes something can fly under the radar, which is why a collection of tools and resources as well […]

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Harness Inspection, Top 5 Things To Look For

While there is no definite service life for a fall protection harness it is important that workers take the time each day to visually inspect their full-body harness. Passing your daily inspection is the only criteria for your harness to be fit for use. A typical full-body harness can handle some wear and tear that […]

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Developing A Fall Protection Rescue Plan

Download FrenchCreek’s free Rescue Plan PDF with Rescue Checklist. Request a Free Rescue Checklist for your team! When working at height, you need a rescue plan Simply put, a rescue plan is the implementation, practice, and knowledge on how to safely rescue a worker whether that be in a confined space, from a free fall, […]

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Custom Safety Harness

Your Harness, Your Way Sometimes the typical “cookie-cutter” harness off the shelf doesn’t cut it. Because FrenchCreek manufactures all of our full-body harnesses in Frankin PA, we are able to adapt quickly and offer our customers a wide array of customization options. At FrenchCreek, we understand that not all job sites are the same. So […]

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Certified Vs. Non-Certified Anchors

Do You Want A Certified Or Non-Certified Anchor? It seems like it would be an easy answer to an easy question. While instructing a recent fall protection training, Blaine Pettit FrenchCreek’s director of protection training, asked the question to a classroom of attendees. Despite most attendees having years of fall protection experience, they almost all […]

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What Makes Zipline Harnesses Different

You didn’t think we were all work and no fun, did you? Here at FrenchCreek, we know that some of the best thrills come from up above! When you hop into one of our zipline and rope-course harnesses know that we’ve put in a lot of work to ensure that your day of adventure starts […]

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Safety Stand Down 2022- Free Webinars

Looking for ideas for this year’s OSHA National Safety Stand-Down? Join us May 2-6 during one of our Stand-Down webinars. What is  Safety Stand-Down Week? OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down is a voluntary event for employers to directly talk to employees about fall prevention and fall hazards in the workplace. Visit OSHA’s website for more details. […]

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Fall Protection Harness Expiration, Is There A Date?

It’s a question we always get asked, “What is the life expectancy of my harness?” Or, “Does my fall protection harness have an expiration date?” There is no mandated fall protection harness expiration date That’s right, you read that correctly. Neither OSHA nor ANSI have current standards that set a specific time frame for removing […]

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FIVE MOST COMMON FALL PROTECTION MISTAKES

In the fall protection industry, every decision can be the difference between life and death. Here are the Five Most Common Fall Protection Mistakes and how to avoid them.

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