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Inspection and Maintenance Regimes for Tool Tether Systems

Our tool tether systems are rigorously tested to ensure they are up to the job. However, they only maintain their safety credentials if they are free from damage, wear and tear. It is vital that all tool tethering solutions are

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Making the Business Case for Tool Tethering

In the HSE’s 2019 statistics, they reported that 16 of the 147 fatal injuries at work were caused by employees being struck by a moving object. In addition, 10% of the 581,000 non-fatal injuries were also caused by moving objects,

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Upgrade Existing Tools with the Tool@rrest Retr@fit Service

We all know that dropped tools can led to serious injuries and even fatalities. They can also cause equipment damage, costly downtime and may lead to lawsuits and fines. Tool tethering equipment is non-negotiable if you have teams working at

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Self-Tethering: An Alternative to Homemade Tethers

A common issue we see is the use of “homemade tethers”, usually created with rope, tape or key rings. Whilst the intention is good, they are not up to the task required and can lead to accidents. As an alternative,

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5 Life-Saving Applications for the SkySaver Emergency Evacuation Backpack

The SkySaver Backpack looks just like a regular backpack…..BUT…..in fact, it’s a lifesaving piece of technology that can facilitate emergency evacuation from a wide range of settings.  Inside the SkySaver is a patented Controlled Descent Device (CDD) that utilizes a

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WATCH: New Dropped Tools Training Video

Even small tools have the potential to be deadly if dropped from height. According to the latest statistics from HSE’s Riddor Report 2017/18, dropped objects rank in the top 3 of the most deadly workplace accidents in the UK. Falling objects also

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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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COVID-19 UPDATE

Tool@rrest are now stocking PPE.

For more information contact info@toolarrest.com for more details.