Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Veteran Tower Climber Shares Stories, Talks Evolution of Climber Safety

By Benjamin Horvath – Inside Towers Special Correspondent
tower climber 
It’s easy to overlook the tough, blue-collar work that makes the convenience of a Smartphone possible. Every phone call, text message, Facebook post and tweet is made possible by the men and women who make a living by working on towers.

Decades ago, the tower climber occupation was known for its dangerous working conditions, as safety regulations and practices had not yet been developed for the burgeoning industry.
Many veteran climbers share stories of job sites in the old days, and they will tell you just how far the industry has evolved in climber safety. Continue Reading

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