It’s set to be a big year for Safety Technology, looking ahead to 2019 we have a lot in store for everyone.
With the year ahead of us we’re looking ahead to 2019 and what’s in store for STL as we launch new products, initiatives and continue to take the USA by storm. The STL team are gearing up for some more challenges and we’d like you to tell us what we can support in 2019. Here are the highlights of what’s coming up so far, of course it’s only January so we’ll make sure we keep you up to date in our monthly newsletter and blog.
New product launches, bags and kits
We’ve started 2019 by launching a comprehensive range of bags and kits. This is something our customers have been asking for and we believe the new range builds on the already impressive products available from STL. You can view the full range here.
Some of the highlights include:
Rig to Rescue Kit
Allows you to lower the casualty from ground level so the rescuer can safely provide aid whilst not having to climb the tower. Kit includes;
- Incorporates rope attachment cowstail and smooth running rope grab providing fall protection when hands free working
- Incorporates a rescue system so the casualty can be lowered using the descender device from the ground level so rescuer does not need to climb the ladder
- All packed in a waterproof strong PVC kit bag
Standard Tower Rescue Kit
Our Standard Tower Rescue sets the bench mark for tower rescue. The kit has everything covered including;
- Large pear shaped carabiner for easy attachment to tower sections
- Auto retracting safety knife blade to prevent damage to components or user
- Easy to use device with anti-panic feature
- One handed rope adjustment to lengthen or shorten the rope as needed
- Device is certified for decent, work positioning and fall arrest
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Growing in the USA
Our ever expanding operations in the USA encompass 4 sites including our Texas head office. Our main training facilities cover Hunstville and Texas State Technical College in Texas and facilities at Iowa Lakes. Each centre has world class facilities with a full programme of GWO training courses find out more over on our USA site www.safetytechnologyusa.com
Course highlights include:
GWO Work at Height. Providing sufficient knowledge to allow a person to work safely in wind turbines. Includes the elements of a Safe System of Work, including equipment selection and inspection, use of tools, risk assessment and emergency procedures.
More Info here.
GWO Basic Safety Training. The basic safety training is designed to provide personnel with the basic skills that will enable them to work in a safe manner in the wind industry and to meet emergency response training requirements for personnel new to the global wind industry.
More Info here.
2018 saw STL staff take on some truly mammoth challenges. Keri Jones ran the London marathon and Director, Ben Williams, took on a massive cycle challenge from Canada to Mexico. This year as ever STL staff will be getting out there and getting involved, we’ll keep you updated with how you can support our team as they raise money for the charities we support.
Let us know any special charities we can support we’d love to hear your stories and support your causes!