SOURCE: Fall Protection, Inc.

Fall Protection, Inc.

August 18, 2009 09:35 ET

Have You Seen a Fall Protection Fail?

Every Year Over 100,000 Injuries and Deaths Are Connected to Workplace Falls; Fall Protection Hopes to Reduce That Number With the "Fall Protection Fail" Project

DEERFIELD, WI--(Marketwire - August 18, 2009) - Fall Protection, Inc. announces the launch of an industry first safety initiative, the "Fall Protection Fail" project. The project hopes to increase compliance by showing improper and negligent fall protection use while offering cost savings on the equipment to stay safe.

The term "Fall Protection Fail" refers to any time fall protection equipment should clearly be in use, but for whatever reason is ignored, inadequate, or improperly used. Visitors and customers of are encouraged to submit pictures of workers without fall protection, showing "Fall Protection Fails," to the main website or blog. If a photo is selected for submission and posted, the submitter will receive a store discount at to buy safety equipment at a lower cost. has no interest in personally embarrassing workers or instigating whistle-blowing on construction companies. "Instead," Fall Protection, Inc. founder Doug Kotecki said, "this initiative is supposed to shine a light on how careless some of us can be when it comes to safety. Sometimes, it isn't until you step back and see something in a picture that you realize how reckless you've been. We want to fix that."

About Fall Protection, Inc.

Fall Protection, Inc. was founded by Doug Kotecki in June of 2009 and currently operates out of Deerfield, WI. Kotecki has spent the last four years in the fall protection safety industry and started and its blog to focus on customer service, product awareness, and to turn fall protection on its ear., the online fall protection equipment store, carries safety harnesses, roof anchors, retractable lifelines, and roofing kits from all of the industry's leading manufacturers including Miller, Guardian, DBI/SALA, and French Creek. The website also includes an instructional blog that features witty fall protection advice, how to articles, videos, and product reviews.

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