Category Archives: Dropping Tools

The danger of Dropping Tools in the Workplace

When people are required to work at heights the focus is largely on people falling from heights as the main danger. This we are finding has changed quite significantly and followed close behind Falls, Trips and Slips is Falling Objects. It is extremely difficult to find complete official reports and statistics in South Africa regarding […]

Dropping Tools Challenges and Solutions: Screwdriver

Watch episode 2 in our 5 part series on Dropping Tools – Ensuring you have a solution for safely securing tools up to 36.6kg – Protect your work force and your tools. Learn and implement the ‘TAC’ system to ensure maximum safety. Contact us for your Work at Heights Equipment, Services and Training needs.

Dropping Tools Challenges and Solutions: Nuts & bolts

This is the fifth and final video in our series on Dropping Tools. Everyday, hours of productive work time is lost due to dropped tools and equipment having to be retrieved. Our dropping tools pouch solutions provide a practical and versatile way to store loose nuts and bolts when working at Height.

Dropping Tools Challenges and Solutions: Podging Hammer

We’re nearing the end of our series focused on dropping tools and Working at Heights. Have you found the short videos informative? We would love to hear your feedback in the comments section of this post. In the 4th instalment, we explore the podging hammer. A versatile tool that scaffolding workers use every day of […]

Dropping Tools Challenges and Solutions: Hammer

Our next instalment (3) in our 5 part series on dropping tools focuses on protecting your neck in addition to your head. Your hard hat can withstand tremendous force, but can your neck? Dropping tools can be fatal. Learn and implement the ‘TAC’ system to ensure maximum safety. Contact Protekta Safety Gear for your Work […]