All overhead lifting slings manufactured by Olsen Chain & Cable are governed by OSHA 1910.184 and ASME B30.9.  Olsen Chain & Cable's overhead lifting slings are manufactured to meet or exceed these requirements.

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.

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. 

Read more: Safety Resources from Olsen

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.

SHOP TOW KITS

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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.

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

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