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Versatile Systems Curbing Fines, Fatalities & Injuries

OSHA’S Public Enemy Number One: Fall Protection Versatile Systems Curbing Fines, Fatalities, & Injuries Burbank, CA, USA, February 6, 2012 - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s 2011 year-end review of the “Most Cited Violations” ranked lack of...

Safety Communities Part Deux

In case you haven’t heard of the OSC, Online Safety Community, I’ll provide you with all the information you need to know. First off, the OSC was created by Ansell Healthcare as a means of utilizing the best feature of the internet, its ability to bring people...

Safety Communities: A First Step

This month Versatile Systems, Inc. joined the Online Safety Community (OSC), and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)! We are very excited to be welcomed into these communities of proactive safety conscious people and companies, eager to lend our expertise...

National Safety Council Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

Hello Readers, The National Safety Council is currently promoting education to prevent slips, trips and falls this June. It is a fact that the majority of worker fatalities are over the age of 55 (a concern if we push back the legal retirement age to receive social...

Harnessing The Power of The Sun

In SEIA (Solar Energy Industries Association) president Rhone Resch’s 2010 Year in Review, he stated that “solar energy is now one of the fastest growing industries in the United States, creating new opportunities for both large and small businesses.” He’s absolutely...

8 Easy Steps to Proper Post-Use Harness Care

The sun sets behind the distant horizon as you saunter from the site where eight hours of sweat were spent in the name of hard work. You unbuckle the harness that presided over you all day and upon pulling your last arm free you do what? Throw it in the...

Fall Restraint Vs. Fall Arrest

Hi there, Let’s take a stroll down the hypothetical boardwalk. Shall we? Let’s say you’re working in an elevated area. And let’s say this elevated area has a leading edge. And let’s say that falling off this leading edge would result in a 50 foot drop to certain...

Engineer or Not to Engineer?

It seems as though the biggest question businesses have when seeking help from a fall protection company is how on earth could this be that expensive? How could a piece of cable and some rigging cost this much? What exactly am I paying for here? Most well respected...