Professional football players need the best protective equipment and training available to stay safe on the playing field. Construction workers face even greater hazards and need special protection as well.
For centuries, ladders and scaffolds have been the go-to solutions for elevated work, such as helping Michelangelo paint the Sistine Chapel, but their safety features have yet to meet the robust safety expectations of the modern world.
In the wind energy industry, preparation for fall protection and rescue plays a vital role in training workers. They risk their lives at extreme heights, with some of the tallest towers reaching several hundred feet.