[WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-12 Thread Dustin Jurman
Our tower crews are allowed to pick and choose what they like for Harness and Lanyards as long as it's approved by our safety manager. They all choose the exofit harness by DBSALA with the seat. I prefer this one as well. The new ones have a spring in the that makes the rear ring stick up, very

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-12 Thread Joe Laura
, January 12, 2009 6:22 AM Subject: [WISPA] Tower accident Our tower crews are allowed to pick and choose what they like for Harness and Lanyards as long as it's approved by our safety manager. They all choose the exofit harness by DBSALA with the seat. I prefer this one as well. The new ones have

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-09 Thread George Rogato
RCWiFi Wireless Internet Service -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Jim Patient Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2009 9:25 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident Our guys like Exofit the best so

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-09 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident Our guys like Exofit the best so that's what we buy. Don't go cheap on safety gear, you can't afford it. Jim Blair Davis wrote: I use mine 3-4 times a month. Spent $500 lanyards and harness. A good set will last many years, be comfortable and safe

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-09 Thread Matt
The last harness we bought had a bar across the seat. My guys like that better because it lets them rest more on their butts than their legs while working on the side of the tower. I think it's Elk River Eagle Tower LX Harness. Not sure exactly though, it's listed at 227.95 and I thought we

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-08 Thread Steve Barnes
Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Jim Patient Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2009 9:25 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident Our guys like Exofit the best so that's what we buy. Don't go cheap on safety gear, you

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2009-01-08 Thread Jerry Richardson
General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident That's what I like about this list, most every shoots straight to the point. Safety over the check book. So with that said what are some good sources, (Websites) for climbing gear. I know Tessco, trying to find some competing prices. Steve Barnes

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-08 Thread 3-dB Networks
[mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Steve Barnes Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2009 11:44 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident That's what I like about this list, most every shoots straight to the point. Safety over the check book. So with that said what

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-08 Thread 3-dB Networks
Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident http://www.discountsafetygear.com/ __ Jerry Richardson airCloud Communications -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Steve Barnes Sent: Thursday

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-08 Thread Jerry Richardson
Networks Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2009 10:53 AM To: 'WISPA General List' Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident Something about that name doesn't sound right :-) Daniel White 3-dB Networks http://www.3dbnetworks.com -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-08 Thread Blair Davis
: Thursday, January 08, 2009 11:49 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident http://www.discountsafetygear.com/ __ Jerry Richardson airCloud Communications -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-08 Thread John McDowell
: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident That's what I like about this list, most every shoots straight to the point. Safety over the check book. So with that said what are some good sources, (Websites) for climbing gear. I know Tessco, trying to find some competing prices. Steve Barnes RCWiFi

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-08 Thread lakeland
Definately Midwest Unlimited. Buy from a company in the tower business. Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry -Original Message- From: Steve Barnes st...@pcswin.com Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2009 13:43:37 To: WISPA General Listwireless@wispa.org Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident That's

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-07 Thread Tom DeReggi
- Original Message - From: Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 11:06 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident My rule has always been 1 man on the ground or at least nearby with a two way radio. Anything big

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-07 Thread Chuck Hogg
...@avolutia.com www.avolutia.com www.shelbywireless.com -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Tom DeReggi Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2009 4:08 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident We NEVER climb

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-07 Thread 3-dB Networks
it is more likely). Daniel White 3-dB Networks http://www.3dbnetworks.com -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Eric Albert Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 8:33 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-07 Thread Blake Bowers
Most Fire Departments ARE very unqualified to do tower rescues. Even those that offer high angle rescue are still not normally trained on towers. We are working with a couple of state wireless associations on trying to help that - but it is a very slow process. At this point however, a couple

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-07 Thread Jim Patient
Rohrbacher Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 9:05 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident What do you guys do on elevator/grain legs that have cages around them. Usually it's like a 100ft ladder. Brian Chuck McCown wrote: I used to free climb towers. Some of them had

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-07 Thread Tom DeReggi
@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2009 9:29 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident The only downside to relying on the EMS/Fire Dept. is that most of them are not trained in high altitude rescue. ComTrain actually recommends a 3 minute response time from EMS/Fire is required for a rescue

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-07 Thread Chuck Hogg
: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Tom DeReggi Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2009 1:09 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident Spending less than $1k on rescue training per employee is pennies compared to the life of our employees. I fully

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-07 Thread Steve Barnes
New Question on this thread. I need a inexpensive harness. I never climb more than 30 feet on well secured TV towers but Would like to let go at the top and getting tired of my fall out of tree while hunting harness. I use it less than 3 times a month so I hate to spend $400 for a rig. Any

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-07 Thread George Rogato
We don't use our harnesses that much. Steve Barnes wrote: New Question on this thread. I need a inexpensive harness. I never climb more than 30 feet on well secured TV towers but Would like to let go at the top and getting tired of my fall out of tree while hunting harness. I use it less

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-07 Thread Josh Luthman
Bad idea. Did we not just have this discussion on always being as safe as possible? We used Comtrain's suggested harness and got it at Tessco. Best decision we ever made. Josh Luthman Office: 937-552-2340 Direct: 937-552-2343 1100 Wayne St Suite 1337 Troy, OH 45373 Those who don't understand

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-07 Thread Blair Davis
I use mine 3-4 times a month. Spent $500 lanyards and harness. A good set will last many years, be comfortable and safe. Spend the money, you won't regret it. Steve Barnes wrote: New Question on this thread. I need a inexpensive harness. I never climb more than 30 feet on well secured TV

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-07 Thread Jim Patient
Our guys like Exofit the best so that's what we buy. Don't go cheap on safety gear, you can't afford it. Jim Blair Davis wrote: I use mine 3-4 times a month. Spent $500 lanyards and harness. A good set will last many years, be comfortable and safe. Spend the money, you won't regret it.

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-07 Thread Marlon K. Schafer
: Wednesday, January 07, 2009 4:40 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident New Question on this thread. I need a inexpensive harness. I never climb more than 30 feet on well secured TV towers but Would like to let go at the top and getting tired of my fall out of tree while hunting harness. I use

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread George Rogato
Very sad indeed. I don't think they should be giving awards away for incidents when people die at work. Even if the person made a mistake like that. It was not funny to me at all. But some have a weird sense of humor. Me, I see no humor in a death or falling off a tower Blair Davis wrote:

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Dennis Burgess - Linktechs.net
Not to say thats not right. The whole point of the Darwin awards was that the people who died have died in the most stupidest way, that they did the entire human population a favor by eliminating themselves from the gene pool. There is a movie even on it.Like the guy who strapped a Jato

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Josh Luthman
When climbing how many think let's tie off in two places because this first piece of angle iron is going to fall off? On 1/6/09, Dennis Burgess - Linktechs.net dmburg...@linktechs.net wrote: Not to say thats not right. The whole point of the Darwin awards was that the people who died have died

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread 3-dB Networks
: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Josh Luthman Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 8:52 AM To: dmburg...@linktechs.net; WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident When climbing how many think let's tie off in two places because this first piece of angle

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread George Rogato
, January 06, 2009 8:52 AM To: dmburg...@linktechs.net; WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident When climbing how many think let's tie off in two places because this first piece of angle iron is going to fall off? On 1/6/09, Dennis Burgess - Linktechs.net dmburg...@linktechs.net

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread 3-dB Networks
Of George Rogato Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 10:12 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident When you climb, do you only use one lanyard to tie off with? Does this mean every time you unclip your lanyard to move it that you are then not tied off at all? 3-dB Networks

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread George Rogato
List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident When you climb, do you only use one lanyard to tie off with? Does this mean every time you unclip your lanyard to move it that you are then not tied off at all? 3-dB Networks wrote: Well I don't tie off in two places when I'm climbing

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread 3-dB Networks
://www.3dbnetworks.com -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of George Rogato Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 10:23 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident It makes sense the way you explained it. So when

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread John McDowell
Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident When you climb, do you only use one lanyard to tie off with? Does this mean every time you unclip your lanyard to move it that you are then not tied off at all? 3-dB Networks wrote: Well I don't tie off in two places when I'm climbing

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Mike Hammett
Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident Back in the day, we climbed wooden poles with nothing other than our hooks and hands. Once you got up, then you would throw the one single belt around the pole. Most of the time the drop was between 20 and 30 feet. Enough to hurt you pretty bad

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Chuck McCown
. - Original Message - From: Josh Luthman j...@imaginenetworksllc.com To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 10:52 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident What is this wood? Is it like primitive steel? =) Did the pole have hooks like a gen pole? What

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Chuck McCown
, and actually, if the pole was nice and soft, was very safe. - Original Message - From: George Rogato wi...@oregonfast.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 10:12 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident When you climb, do you only use one lanyard to tie off

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Josh Luthman
10:12 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident When you climb, do you only use one lanyard to tie off with? Does this mean every time you unclip your lanyard to move it that you are then not tied off at all? 3-dB Networks wrote: Well I don't tie off in two places when I'm climbing

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread 3-dB Networks
: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 10:50 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident Back in the day, we climbed wooden poles with nothing other than our hooks and hands. Once you got up, then you would throw the one single belt around the pole. Most of the time the drop was between 20

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Blake Bowers
here! Be an organ donor, sign your donor card today. - Original Message - From: Chuck McCown ch...@beehive.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 12:02 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident You just put your gloved hands on each side of the pole

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread George Rogato
quicker and easier, and actually, if the pole was nice and soft, was very safe. - Original Message - From: George Rogato wi...@oregonfast.net To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 10:12 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident I can remember

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread 3-dB Networks
: [WISPA] Tower accident Chuck McCown wrote: Back in the day, we climbed wooden poles with nothing other than our hooks and hands. Once you got up, then you would throw the one single belt around the pole. Most of the time the drop was between 20 and 30 feet. Enough to hurt you pretty bad

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Chuck Bartosch
. Daniel White 3-dB Networks http://www.3dbnetworks.com -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of George Rogato Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 12:03 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident Chuck

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Chuck McCown
Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident And 15 years ago most people climbed towers freestyle... all this safety gear is still relatively new isn't it Daniel White 3-dB Networks http://www.3dbnetworks.com -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Cameron Kilton
[mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Chuck McCown Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 4:30 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident I used to free climb towers. Some of them had so much crap on them it was the only way to do it (unless you had two belts... perish

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Tom DeReggi
10:31 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident Very sad indeed. I don't think they should be giving awards away for incidents when people die at work. Even if the person made a mistake like that. It was not funny to me at all. But some have a weird sense of humor. Me, I see no humor

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Chuck McCown
: Cameron Kilton c...@midcoast.com To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 2:37 PM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident When I climb, I am clipped into three different areas while working away. Freestyle, phew, glad I missed that part of it. I have been climbing

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
06, 2009 8:52 AM To: dmburg...@linktechs.net; WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident When climbing how many think "let's tie off in two places because this first piece of angle iron is going to fall off"? On 1/6/09, Dennis Burgess - Linktechs.net dmburg...@linktechs

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread 3-dB Networks
Exactly. Daniel White 3-dB Networks http://www.3dbnetworks.com From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Brian Rohrbacher Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 4:20 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident I think what he means

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
). - Original Message - From: "3-dB Networks" wi...@3-db.net To: "'WISPA General List'" wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 10:58 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident And 15 years ago most people climbed towers freestyle... all this safety gear is still

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread 3-dB Networks
, January 06, 2009 7:14 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident I believe a cage is an acceptable OSHA fall restraint. This was reviewed during my recent ComTrain class in Orlando. The only issue is if you get on the platform, you have no fall arrest and thus you are supposed

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident What do you guys do on elevator/grain legs that have cages around them. Usually it's like a 100ft ladder. Brian Chuck McCown wrote: I used to free climb towers. Some of them had so much crap on them it was the only way to do it (unless you had two

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Chuck Hogg
...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Brian Rohrbacher Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 9:20 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident I have seriously thought about putting a cable going up the center of the ladders on all the elevator legs we're on. There is already one on the leg

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Blair Davis
much crap on them it was the only way to do it (unless you had two belts... perish the thought). - Original Message - From: "3-dB Networks" wi...@3-db.net To: "'WISPA General List'" wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 10:58 AM Subject: Re: [W

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident I believe a cage is an acceptable OSHA fall restraint. This was reviewed during my recent ComTrain class in Orlando. The only issue is if you get on the platform, you have no fall arrest and thus you are supposed to wear a harness

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident I have seriously thought about putting a cable going up the center of the ladders on all the elevator legs we're on. There is already one on the leg that has no cage. Then we could clip on a go, with either a belt or a light harness (unlike my big sit down elk river

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread 3-dB Networks
http://www.3dbnetworks.com -Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Brian Rohrbacher Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 7:25 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident There is a railing on all the ones that I am

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Bob Moldashel
-Original Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Chuck Hogg Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 7:14 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident I believe a cage is an acceptable OSHA fall restraint. This was reviewed

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Chuck Hogg
? Chuck From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Brian Rohrbacher Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 9:28 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident Well, lately we have backed off. But for the last 8 months, it seemed like a couple

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Brian Rohrbacher
To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident I have seriously thought about putting a cable going up the center of the ladders on all the elevator legs we're on. There is already one on the leg that has no cage. Then we could clip on a go, with either a belt or a light

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Josh Luthman
...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Brian Rohrbacher Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 9:28 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident Well, lately we have backed off. But for the last 8 months, it seemed like a couple legs a day (30 sites). So much for the cheap route I went

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread George Rogato
: [WISPA] Tower accident When I climb, I am clipped into three different areas while working away. Freestyle, phew, glad I missed that part of it. I have been climbing for about 4 years I couldn't imagine using some of the stuff people used to use. -Cameron -Original Message

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Bob Moldashel
Rohrbacher Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 9:05 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident What do you guys do on elevator/grain legs that have cages around them. Usually it's like a 100ft ladder. Brian Chuck McCown wrote: I used to free climb towers. Some of them

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Eric Albert
: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident Climbing a couple legs a day? WOW! I have a lot more repeaters than that and we usually only revisit to upgrade or repair. We're mostly MikroTik and went and upgraded one of our longest uptime AP's last week. 130+ plus of uptime. What gear are you using that needs

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Josh Luthman
To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident Climbing a couple legs a day? WOW! I have a lot more repeaters than that and we usually only revisit to upgrade or repair. We're mostly MikroTik and went and upgraded one of our longest uptime AP's last week. 130+ plus of uptime. What

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Blair Davis
Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Chuck Hogg Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 9:32 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident Climbing a couple legs a day? WOW! I have a lot more repeaters than that and we usually only

Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-06 Thread Josh Luthman
Message- From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On Behalf Of Chuck Hogg Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 9:32 PM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower accident Climbing a couple legs a day? WOW! I have a lot more repeaters

[WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-05 Thread Blair Davis
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Re: [WISPA] Tower accident

2009-01-05 Thread Jerry Richardson
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2009-01-05 Thread Jack Unger
Oh NO, not the Darwin Awards again... http://darwinawards.com/darwin/darwin2007-07.html I almost died laughing... Blair Davis wrote: Tower accident... http://www.darwinawards.com/darwin/darwin2008-20.html

Re: [WISPA] Tower Accident

2007-07-11 Thread Tim Wolfe
Mike Hammett wrote: A full body hazmat setup is always cheap insurance when you're around JohnnyO! How very true that statement is!. I have also learned from prior experience that upping your life insurance may not be a bad idea also! ;-)

Re: [WISPA] Tower Accident

2007-07-11 Thread JohnnyO
: Wednesday, July 11, 2007 8:00 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower Accident Mike Hammett wrote: A full body hazmat setup is always cheap insurance when you're around JohnnyO! How very true that statement is!. I have also learned from prior experience that upping your life insurance may not be a bad idea

Re: [WISPA] Tower Accident

2007-07-11 Thread Tim Wolfe
] To: WISPA General List wireless@wispa.org Sent: Wednesday, July 11, 2007 8:00 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower Accident Mike Hammett wrote: A full body hazmat setup is always cheap insurance when you're around JohnnyO! How very true that statement is!. I have also learned from prior experience

[WISPA] Tower Accident

2007-07-10 Thread Zak Wolfinger
Hi Folks,  We had what turned out to be a minor tower accident involving one of our tower climbers. It appears that he had attached a wrench to the wrong carabiner on another climbers harness.  When climber #2 detached the carabiner, the wrench fell without his knowledge.  Climber #2  was

RE: [WISPA] Tower Accident

2007-07-10 Thread Justin S. Wilson
, 2007 8:41 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Tower Accident Hi Folks, We had what turned out to be a minor tower accident involving one of our tower climbers. It appears that he had attached a wrench to the wrong carabiner on another climbers harness. When climber #2 detached

Re: [WISPA] Tower Accident

2007-07-10 Thread Travis Johnson
Consulting - Tower Services WEB: http://www.mtin.net WEB: http://www.metrospan.net WEB: http://www.findfastinternet.com From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Zak Wolfinger Sent: Tuesday, July 10, 2007 8:41 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: [WISPA] Tower Accident Hi Folks

RE: [WISPA] Tower Accident

2007-07-10 Thread Justin S. Wilson
Johnson Sent: Tuesday, July 10, 2007 9:55 AM To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower Accident If you read the post, the wrench hit the ladder and then bounced into his face. Even if he had a hard hat on (which I am guessing he did), it does not protect your face. Travis Microserv

Re: [WISPA] Tower Accident

2007-07-10 Thread JohnnyO
Sent: Tuesday, July 10, 2007 9:01 AM Subject: RE: [WISPA] Tower Accident I did read the post. But as my post said: I could not imagine what would happen if it hit him on the head. Could not imagine...if Were the key words. Nothing can protect from all scenarios. If so tower climbers would

Re: [WISPA] Tower Accident

2007-07-10 Thread Tim Wolfe
! CampWTF Founding Member :) JohnnyO - Original Message - From: Justin S. Wilson [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'WISPA General List' wireless@wispa.org Sent: Tuesday, July 10, 2007 9:01 AM Subject: RE: [WISPA] Tower Accident I did read the post. But as my post said: I could not imagine what would

Re: [WISPA] Tower Accident

2007-07-10 Thread Mike Hammett
:17 AM Subject: Re: [WISPA] Tower Accident JohnnyO, That suit was just to keep the bugs off. :-) When you have no place to sleep but a cot and the great wide open, the last thing I want to be is a snack for all of the Mississippi bugs and critters. I came down there to do Katrina relief