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Thank You from the Tool@rrest Team

From all of us at Tool@rrest, we would like to thank you all for your business this year and wish you and your families a great break and prosperous 2020. 2019 has been an exciting year at Tool@rrest, particularly with the

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Tethered Tool Kits vs Self-Tethering vs Retr@fit

Not sure what tool tethering solution is most suitable for your needs? In today’s blog, we take a look at our three tool tether options and their key benefits. Self-Tethering We developed our self-tether range as a quick solution for

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When Should We Use Tool Tethering?

Tool tethering prevents dropped tools from becoming a hazard. Tool tethers should be used in any scenario where dropped tools could cause injury to team members or damage equipment or premises. Work at Height Dropped tools are most likely to

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SkySaver Emergency Evacuation for Crane Operators

Operating a crane can be a high stress and intensive task with little room for error. Unfortunately, mistakes can occur and result in the need for emergency evacuation. Beyond human error, external conditions, such as adverse weather events, can also

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SkySaver for Fast Emergency Evacuation from High Rise Buildings

High-rise buildings can be notoriously challenging to evacuate in emergency situations. Evacuating large amounts of people safely via multi-storey stairways is difficult and time consuming. In some cases, when emergency escape routes have been blocked, escape is only possible with

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SkySaver Backpack: Fast Emergency Evacuation for Wind Turbine Technicians

Wind turbines are challenging working environments at the best of times. Emergency situations can be particularly difficult and can endanger the lives of wind turbine technicians. In an emergency, such as a fire or adverse weather event, personnel working in

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Types of Tethered Toolkits

Need a fully secure, tested and assured system to help eliminate dropped tools when working at height? Choose one of our carefully constructed tool kits, complete with certified Tool@rrest tethers and lanyards. Tool@rrest toolkits are available in both mobile and

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Tool Tethering Myths

6 Tool Tethering Myths Debunked

Common misconceptions about tool tethering must be tackled. If they are allowed to persist, they can stop teams from taking appropriate safety measures and could even result in an accident. Myth 1: Tool tethering is only needed when tools are

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How to Carry Out Pre-Use Checks on Tool Tethers

Carrying out pre-use checks on tool tethers is essential. These inspections ensure that tool tethering equipment is in good working order and can be relied on to keep your team safe if a tool is dropped from height. In today’s

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The DOs & DON’Ts of Tool Tethering

Did you know that dropped objects rank in the top 3 of the deadliest workplace accidents in the UK, according to the latest statistics from HSE’s Riddor Report 2017/18? Falling objects also accounted for over 7,000 reported non-fatal injuries, with

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TOOL@RREST HAS MOVED

OUR NEW ADDRESS IS:

Tool@rrest
Business Development Centre, Unit 19, Stafford Park 4
Telford, Shropshire, TF3 3BA. United Kingdom.

All Telephone numbers and emails remain the same.