Recent Blogs

Hercules Training Academy: Non-destructive Testing


This week, 7 technicians from Ontario and Nova Scotia participated in non-destructive testing at the Hercules Training Academy in Dartmouth, NS. They focused on learning and improving Magnetic Particle and Liquid Penetrant Inspections, two of the most commonly-used forms of…

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Lifting and Rigging Equipment: lifting with eye bolts


Lifting and Rigging Equipment: select the right eye bolt There’s a lot of hardware to consider when researching lifting and rigging equipment. Links, hooks, swivels—today we’re talking eye bolts. Eye bolts are used to attach a securing eye to a structure,…

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Rigging Glossary: ABC’s of rigging, ‘A’ to ‘Crane’


Hercules SLR knows rigging, A through Z. There are many terms and regulating bodies to know and remember when it comes to securing, lifting and rigging—some commonly used in the industry, some not. Hercules SLR is here to help you…

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Recent News

Tool Fall Protection: more important than you think


Tool Fall Protection: confidence at heights During Summer 2018, in Providence, Rhode Island ironworkers strapped on their fall protection—tool fall protection included, to start work on a major project. « That guy’s nuts! » exclaims Steven Strychasz, a nearby civilian…

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Available at Hercules: DBI-SALA® ExoFit STRATA™ Body Harness


Body Harness: Why are they so Uncomfortable? Comfort is one of the main reasons workers don’t wear proper fall-protection equipment, or a body harness. Yet falls are the leading cause of death in construction, and compliance with safety standards is…

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NEW at Hercules: 3M™ DBI-SALA® 5lb Tool Retractor


Reduce Tangles Keep your tools safe with the latest addition to the 3M™ DBI-SALA ® product line, their 5-lb Tool Retractor. The 3M™ DBI-SALA® 5 lb. (2.3 kg) Tool Retractor holds up to 5lbs (or 2.3kg) in weight, with a working…

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