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Fall Protection for Window Cleaners

Window cleaners often work at great heights, especially when you consider high-rise buildings in big cities. However, even a two-story building is six feet above a level surface, which is OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)’s standard for having fall protection gear. In the window-cleaning business, it’s crucial that you have the right fall protection…

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Fall Protection for Manufacturing

One area that is often overlooked when it comes to falls is manufacturing. Yet, manufacturing is consistently in the top five every year for workplace falls. This is because manufacturing is not as high-profile as construction and oil and gas. However, falls in manufacturing should not be overlooked. Kennedy Wire Rope & Sling Company offers…

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Fall Protection for the Construction Industry

The construction industry overall is one of the most dangerous lines of work to be in. The statistics are grim. One out of every five worker deaths in the US is construction-related, and falls account for 38% of those. Companies with 10 or less employees and those who are self-employed account for almost half of…

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Fall Protection for the Oil & Gas Industry

Falls in the workplace are a real concern. In 2016, 697 workers died in falls on the job, with the construction industry being most at risk. Slips and falls are the leading cause of workers’ compensation claims. Falls are preventable if the proper safety measures are taken. Kennedy Wire Rope & Sling Company specializes in…

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Wire Rope: An Intimate Look At Its Construction

Wire rope is a critical component of many pieces of equipment that is used to help contribute to so many building and construction projects. Rope is one of the simplest inventions, yet it is indispensable to some processes. Kennedy Wire Rope & Sling Company offers the best wire rope, slings, cordage, and fall protection systems…

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Wire Rope: What Makes it So Special?

Without rope, humans would not be where we are today. Many buildings would never have been built, and many objects that we wanted moved never would have been. The Great Pyramids in Giza would not be standing, medieval cathedrals would never have been built, and skyscrapers as we know it would not stand. Rope is…

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You Don’t Have to Sacrifice Quality to Get a Great Deal

At Kennedy Wire Rope and Sling Company, our goal is to be the best at what we do. From synthetic slings to chain hoists to plate lifting clamps, everything we offer is designed to offer our clients a product that’s safe at a price that’s fair. In fact, we’re big proponents of the belief that…

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We Bring Four Decades of Experience to the Table

When it comes to safety, you can never be too careful. The good news is that at Kennedy Wire Rope and Sling Company, we bring plenty of experience to the table in keeping people safe on the job. We offer a vast selection of slings, wire rope, cordage, and other fall protection equipment.  In fact,…

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Why “Made In America” Is Important to Us

From the shoes on our feet to the clothes on our backs to the appliances in our homes, many of the products in our lives tend to come from factories overseas. For many, there’s a desire to buy items that are made in America, but the problem is that those things are just too hard…

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What is a Lifting Beam?

A beam in which the load lifted mainly imposes a bending stress in the beam itself defined as a lifting beam. The basic arrangement of such a beam has a single attachment location or lug at the center on the top side of the beam for connection to a hoist, crane, or other lifting device….

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