Fatalities from Construction Falls Are Preventable

Join the National Safety Stand-Down
to Prevent Falls in Construction

Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 378 of the 986 construction fatalities recorded in 2021 (BLS data). Those deaths were preventable. (Source)

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While safety is a year-round focus, this year, The National Safety Stand-Down is planned for May 1-5 to raise fall hazard awareness across the country in an effort to stop fall fatalities and injuries. For more information, visit the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction webpage.


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At Olsen Chain & Cable, we’re inviting you to partner with us in the effort to prevent unnecessary deaths from falls.

Olsen Chain & Cable can lead Toolbox Talks for your team on the importance of fall protection. Click here to learn more or schedule safety training.

Inspections are also a vital element of keeping employees safe from falls. Click here to learn more about Olsen Chain & Cable’s in-house and mobile on-site inspection services.

Mud Season in Minnesota

The Tow Straps You Need to Be Prepared for Muddy Situations

Spring means mud season in the Midwest. Getting heavy machinery out of the mud isn’t easy and the last thing you need is to be left stranded and unprepared. Olsen Chain & Cable has the equipment you need to get you out of a messy situation.

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No matter how careful you are, your equipment will probably get stuck in the mud at some point. At Olsen Chain & Cable, we have a wide selection of tow strap kits for any size job.


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Removing Equipment From the Mud Can Be a Dangerous and Difficult Task

It's essential that you choose the right tow kit for the job! Click here to read some handy tips for choosing the right tow straps.

OSHA requires that regular inspections maintain the function and safety of any of your lifting, rigging, and load securement equipment. At Olsen Chain & Cable, we can conduct and document these necessary inspections. Click here to learn more about our inspection services.

At Olsen Chain & Cable, we’re committed to keeping your people and your operation safe. This is reflected in the quality of our manufacturing, the reputations of our business and product partners, and in the different supporting services we have in place. From OSHA-certified training to equipment inspections or refurbishment and repairs, we partner with your operation to keep your people safe. 

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Hoist Inspections

Inspection services from Olsen help you avoid downtime and maintain high standards for safety and performance.

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Synthetic Webbing Slings

Non-abrasive material with high lifting capacities. Strength and control in your lifting operation.

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Load Securement

The training along with the lifting equipment you need to put safety first as you move your inventory and protect your operation.

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Toolbox Talks

From equipment to procedures; the ins and outs of rigging, equipment, and safety to protect and equip your entire operation.

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Chain Slings/Alloy Lifting Chains

Extreme conditions require reliable performance and uncompromising strength. 

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Synthetic Round Slings

Strength-tested slings that can safely handle a variety of sizes, types and capacities of loads.

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You need lifting expertise working for you, with equipment that will perform so that your operation continues safely and effectively.

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Wire Rope/Cable

Safely lift and control even the most difficult loads. Cable and wire rope that offer strength and dependability without compromise.

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Wire Mesh Sling

Perform in high-demand lifting scenarios with the ability to safely grip and lift various hot materials and tolerate high-stress, abrasive wear.

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Fire Prevention

Equipment, systems, and services that help you protect your operation and people from the inherent dangers in the industry.

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Personal Fall Arrest Systems

Safety is an investment in the right equipment and the right training. Keep your people safe with fall arrest systems from Olsen.

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Tow vs. Recovery Straps

Not sure whether you need a tow strap or a recovery strap? Learn the difference and get what you need.

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Avoid downtime and safety hazards with our lifting equipment inspection services. 

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Get equipment fixed right the first time with our hoist and hydraulic pump refurbish services.

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