What Gear Every Tower Climber Should Have in the Toolbox

The most important factors that can determine your success as a tower climber include experience and the kind of gear that you have in your toolbox. There are some things that every tower climber should have in their toolbox. Here’s an overview of the kind of gear that you should have in your toolbox as […]

Tips to Keeping Your Gear in Optimal Condition

Being a tower climber is a lot of fun. People say it’s dangerous work and it can be especially dangerous if you disregard safety tips or use your gear improperly. As a tower climber, your climbing gear is your lifeline.  It doesn’t matter how much experience you have, if your climbing gear is in poor […]

What you need to know about Lineman Tools

Common Lineman Tools A lіnеmаn can аlѕо bе rеfеrrеd tо as a power lіnе technician, and thеіr job іѕ tоugh. Their uѕuаl tаѕk is to ѕеt uр аnd maintain еlесtrіс роwеr аnd telephone lines. Hоwеvеr, thе rеѕроnѕіbіlіtіеѕ оf a lіnеmаn can еxtеnd tо thе іnѕtаllаtіоn and maintenance of transmission and саblе TV lіnеѕ. Being a […]

Tower Climber Equipment – Anchors

When anchors are used in conjunction with proper knots, they are an added line of defense which prevents accidents from happening on the climb. Anchors are reusable, they can be drilled and filled as needed for placement. They can be placed horizontally, vertically and even on overhead services as is required for the safety of […]

Choosing A Tower Climber Bag

With all of the emphasis placed on helmets, harnesses, carabineers, and footwear the bag chosen to hold tools often gets put on the back burner. After all, it is just a bad right? Well yes and no. It may be a bag, but on a climb the tower climber bag is what makes sure that […]

Types of Climbing Harnesses

There are three types of climbing harness. A sit harness is just what it sounds like. There are loops for the legs and loops around the hips. Sometimes used in conjunction with the sit harness is the chest harness which provides extra support when hauling a heavy backpack. These two types don’t transfer well to […]

Insulated Tower Climbing Gloves

Electricity and communications are often taken for granted. It has become so common in society today that when we go home and log on, no thought goes into the effort taken to generate electricity, transfer electricity, and to get it into the homes of billions of people. For tower climbers, who keep our communications systems […]

Tower Climbing Helmet Fit and Maintenance

Your helmet is one accessory that you will practically live in. It will be worn everyday, in the heat, in the cold, in every condition imaginable. Unlike a pair of shoes, your helmet will not “break in,” it’s straps may loosen with use, but it is industrial and not exactly designed for comfort. Your helmet […]

Caring for Your RF Meter

With the everything that happens in day to day life, it can be difficult to take proper care of all the equipment that has been used. While you are hanging your harness, dusting your boots, and throwing your gloves in your locker, the RF meter is often forgotten. This is a vital piece of equipment. […]