Safety First: A Comprehensive Guide to Being Safe When You Climb

Being a tower climber can lead to a very rewarding career, however, it can also be a dangerous profession. Although being a tower climber comes with certain risks, you can offset those risks by following these safety tips.  Follow a Safety Plan Every tower climber should have an emergency plan in place. This plan should […]

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 […]

Tower Climbing Safety

Climbing telecommunications towers although may look as simple as climbing a ladder with definite looking rungs, however, it is such an action which requires extreme care, alertness, training, somewhat experience and most of all knowledge. If your checklist ticks all of the aforementioned factors then you are ready to climb a telecom tower. The sole […]

OSHA and Tower Climbers – Who Should Hold Blame?

Tower climbing has been named the number one most dangerous job in America .  The annual death rate of tower workers is more than ten times that of construction workers.  There are about 10,000 of these guys working on our cell and other tall towers, and they’re dying at an alarming rate. OSHA (Occupational Safety […]