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Tool Lanyards for Safety and Efficiency
Any dropping object poses great danger. A tool falling from a considerable height endangers people’s lives and can also damage other objects. Falling tools will increase your cost of production, workers compensation claims and cost of new tools and equipment. Tool tethers are the most effective way of safeguarding your employees, their tools and the worksite in general.
What Can a Toddler Teach Us About PPE and Tool Lanyards
That is my daughter.  I think she looks good in the owl bike helmet?  Almost every night, we go on a little bike ride over to park near where we live and tonight was no different.  However last night it rained.  When we investigated 
3 Real Life Stores that Will Convince Anyone They Need Tool Tethering

I've just returned home from another great expo at ASSP, American Society of Safety Professionals.  All of us on the ISEA Committee were pleased to see so much enthusiasm around dropped object prevention this year.

While I was there, many professionals shared with me their dropped object stories and why they were looking for tool tethering solutions.  I've selected 3 stories that really spoke to me and have captured them below.

Do you have $1.5M you want to drop off a building?
Do you have $1.5M you want to drop off a building?  That was the average cost to each company that had a fatal accident in 2015 due to struck by falling object according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics*.  
Proof that the original retractor manufacturer is still the best in the world!
We just got back from the National Hardware Show 2018 in Las Vegas. One afternoon, a Las Vegas PD officer came by our booth to tell us a little story. On his duty belt was an original number 5 retractor...
Find out why Grainger thinks Dropped Object Prevention is Important
I just ran across this great article on Grainger talking about why DOP is important in the Oil and Gas industry.  Grainger knows safety and has been a world class supplier to the O&G industry for decades. 
KEY-BAK PRO Launches New Dropped Object Prevention Tool Attachments
KEY-BAK Pro is proud to announce the expansion of our ToolMate line of Dropped Object Preventative (DOP) solutions.  Available starting today KEY-BAK Pro has available for purchase 4 brand new tool attachments, tool attachment tape, and 4 heavy weight tool tethers.    These exciting new products augment our DOP mission, helping to prevent harm to our friends, coworkers and teammates, and working a little bit safer tomorrow than they did yesterday.
Tether or Lanyard, which one do I need?
Ah, good question! Both are used almost interchangeably. ISEA, the International Safety Equipment Association, has set forth a recommendation on the topic. Lanyards are to be used in Fall Protection for People. Tethers are for tools used to Prevent Dropped...
 PRESS RELEASE - Dropsafetyequipment.com and START Work Fundamentals Launch


With the start of 2018, KEY-BAK Pro is proud to announce the launch of 2 new Dropped Object Prevention online tools, Dropsafetyequipment.com and START Work Fundamentals

What’s the difference between Fall Protection and Dropped Object Prevention?
Dropped Object Prevention (D.O.P.) is much younger than fall protection. Unlike fall protection, which is focused on the safety of the worker wearing the gear, D.O.P. is focused on everyone else below the worker who is wearing the gear. D.O.P. generally consists of tool tethers, tool attachments and anchors.