Evaluating Potential New At-Height Workers: A Guest Post

Due to recent tragedies, we have decided that our usual sarcastic and satirical perspective on life should take a seat and let the depth of things sink in. We love to play around, but think it might be a good time to say when and really let the severity of recent happenings register. It is said that reflection is the greatest …

Amy LavinEvaluating Potential New At-Height Workers: A Guest Post
What Education Do I Need?

FAQ: What Education Do I Need to Become a Tower Climber?

Note: this post is originally from our old forum, by Cameron LaCook. We occasionally post answers to questions that we frequently get asked around here at Rope and Rescue, in the hope that we might help you out. I am 23 years old, I live in Water Valley Mississippi, I have no electronics or Radio frequency experience, and just graduated …

Ben MakuhFAQ: What Education Do I Need to Become a Tower Climber?
Rope and Rescue Roundup

The Rope and Rescue Roundup: November

We keep abreast of the latest news relating to working at height so that you don’t have to. Here are a few of the top stories from the last month. Rope Access Technicians Clean St. Louis Arch Nobody has placed a foot on the famous St. Louis Gateway Arch since its construction was completed in 1965–until now, when rope access …

Jacob WallaceThe Rope and Rescue Roundup: November

You Won’t Believe How Convenient This Innovative Bolt Bag Is

A bolt bag is either going to help or hinder you on the job, so you want to pick a good one. Are you tired of your bolt bag wearing out quickly on you? Do the seams in the side pockets tear out too fast? Are you sick of wasting time trying to undo the drawstring, just so you can get …

Jacob WallaceYou Won’t Believe How Convenient This Innovative Bolt Bag Is
Unsafe Towers

Tracking Unsafe Towers: a Guest Post

This is a guest post from Bridgette Hester. She is the President of the Hubble Foundation as well as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Phoenix and Strayer University. She is passionate about raising awareness regarding safety in the telecommunications industry and helping families who have lost a climber on the job. The views expressed in this post do …

Bridgette HesterTracking Unsafe Towers: a Guest Post
60 Foot Tower Rescue

60′ Tower Rescue Using Tower Rescue Kit

What would you do if you had to rescue a fallen worker. Do you have a rescue plan in place? Do you have the equipment needed to conduct a rescue. Do you have the training you need? After that pointed list of questions, lets jump into the Rope and Rescue answer. With the help of professional trainers we designed a …

Jacob Wallace60′ Tower Rescue Using Tower Rescue Kit
Winner of the TowerTech harness at NATE

NATE Unite 2014 Recap

Last week was NATE Unite, the  world’s best Tower Climbing show! Lets take a look at some highlights. Exposition To start, the exposition was a huge success. Rope and Rescue pulled out best in show for the second year in a row (we aren’t in it for the awards, but we’ll take it!). Our main thing in our booth was …

Jacob WallaceNATE Unite 2014 Recap
TowerTech Tower Climbing Harness

Rope and Rescue TowerTech Tower Climbing Harness

Say hello to the Rope and Rescue TowerTech harness, pictured below, the new best tower climbing harness on the market. Along with professional trainers at Safety One, we worked with Buckingham to design this top of the line harness. This harness is adjustable to virtually any body type, and has an industry first adjustable seat. Both our stout and tall/skinny tower climbing …

Allie KollbaumRope and Rescue TowerTech Tower Climbing Harness

Extensive Travel and its Effects On Tower Climbers

Your Employees Your most valuable asset is your technicians.  Let’s face it, without them you don’t have a business. Being mindful and intimately aware of the human element that drives your business is not only smart…it’s sound business practice.  Not being mindful of this element can end in potentially damaging backlash to your company’s reputation.  With the prolific use of …

Bridgette HesterExtensive Travel and its Effects On Tower Climbers
4:1 For Lift During Rescue

Make A 4:1 For Lifting During A Rescue

Mechanical Advantage can be a tricky thing to explain, and for newer tower climbers hard to understand. However, I’ve put together this blog post in hopes to explain a key portion of one of our products, the Deluxe Rescue Kit. We receive many questions about how you would use the prusik loop, and pulleys in a pick off rescue. Hopefully this …

Allie KollbaumMake A 4:1 For Lifting During A Rescue
Store Front

Safety Equipment For At Height Work In Colorado

We ship safety equipment all around the world for tower climbers, rope access technicians, wind energy technicians, fire departments, and anyone else that works at height. We have a large inventory of equipment ready to ship the same day, which helps you out when you are in a hurry for gear. But, what you might not know is that we …

Jacob WallaceSafety Equipment For At Height Work In Colorado
WISPAPALOOZA

WISPAPALOOZA 2013!

This week is WISPAPALOOZA, the official tradeshow of WISPA. Rope and Rescue will be exhibiting at this show for the first time this year. If you are a wireless internet service provider (WISP), then this show is for you. Now that we’ve joined the organization, we’ve been getting all of the announcements for the show, and it’s all very exciting! …

Jacob WallaceWISPAPALOOZA 2013!
Bridgette Hester Hubble Foundation

Hubble Foundation Partners With Rope and Rescue

My name is Dr. Bridgette Hester and I am the Founder and President of Hubble Foundation.  Hubble Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to telecommunication technicians and their families.  I created Hubble Foundation after the death of my husband, Jonce Hubble, in 2010. During routine maintenance of a tower in Anniston Alabama, a third party provider backed a 33-foot bucket …

Bridgette HesterHubble Foundation Partners With Rope and Rescue