The Demand for Welding Climbers

Towers designed for communication, once almost exclusively made of wood, are now almost exclusively metal. Metal is sturdier and less susceptible to termites, but at some point it is going to break, bend, thin, or develop holes. Though most towers which are used outside are galvanized, there is still a small chance for rust. Welding […]

Tower Climber Workers Comp

Worker’s Compensation is a type of insurance which protects a worker in the event that they are injured while on the job. If a tower climber is injured while on the job, worker’s compensation insurance pays for the employees medical bills. If an employee loses time at work, worker’s comp ensures that they receive their […]

Why use TowerClimber.com

The tower climbing industry is one that takes skill and a high-level of attention to detail, not to mention all of the training required. The thing every employer will inevitably face is having a position to be filled and either not getting enough qualified applicants applying or having everybody and their brother apply, although the […]

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 […]