I work in the manufacturing industry. We make aircraft. My hobby as a rock climber and having vertical rescue training actually pay off in my job. I work a lot from ropes. I lower myself down from fall protection posts anchored to the steel framing of the hangars where the aircraft are at during final assembly. It is a routine job even though I am suspended above the concrete floor for hours at a time. The safety equipment is what I rely on to be able to go home every day.
It starts with the metal fall protection posts that are attached to steel. Continue reading Climbing and Safety Gear at Work