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2021 NATE SEMC WIRE ROPE SAFETY SLEEVE TESTING REPORT II

NATE: The Communications Infrastructure Contractors Association released the 2021 NATE SEMC Wire Rope Safety Sleeve Testing Report II consensus document. [...]

Anchor Inspection / Safe to Climb Guide

Corrosion is an electrochemical process that returns refined steel back to its native state. The question we are up against [...]

Equipment Basics Checklist

The NATE Equipment Basics Checklist was developed by the NATE Safety & Education Committee as a resource for the industry. A [...]

Guy Anchor Surface Inspection and Report

NATE released the Guy Anchor Surface Inspection and Report document for owners, managers and field staff to utilize. A Dig-to-block [...]

NATE Guideline – Inspection of Guy Anchors in Direct Contact with Soil

Though the ultimate responsibility for the structural integrity of the tower belongs to the site owner, when an employer designated [...]

NATE Tower Site Hazard Recognition Guide

The NATE Tower Site Hazard Recognition Guide is an online resource that provides insight into the most important aspects of [...]

Planning Advisory Notice

The “Planning Advisory Notice” (PAN) is designed to advise and educate the many stakeholders of the industry including tower owners, [...]

Qualified Contractors Evaluation Checklist

The Checklist for Evaluating Qualified Contractors was primarily designed to serve as a tool to help carriers evaluate a contractor’s dedication to [...]

Safety Posters

These posters were created by NATE as a service to the tower industry. Click an image below to download the [...]

Small Cell and DAS JSA Resources

NATE member companies have developed and maintained every generation of communications networks and are on the front lines once again [...]

Tower Climber Orientation

The Tower Climber Orientation allows a prospective tower climber to gain a greater understanding of the physically challenging, yet rewarding aspects of [...]

What to Do in Case of An Accident

Even companies with the best safety records know they need to be prepared and have a well-developed plan of action [...]

2021 5G-Small Cell Deployment Training Resources

5G-Small Cell Deployment Training The 5G–Small Cell Deployment Training was offered Free of Charge. This material was produced under grant number [...]

NATE sUAS Operations Best Practices Advisory Resource

NATE sUAS Operations Best Practices Advisory Resource is an in-depth, 38-page document becomes the latest in a line of commercial [...]

NATE UAS Operations Document – 2nd Edition

NATE is a prominent leader when it comes to the integration and safe utilization of UAS around communications infrastructure and [...]

NATE Safety Sleeve Testing Final Report White Paper

NATE Safety Sleeve Testing Final Report White Paper is an in-depth, 62-page white paper describes the overall scope, methodology and [...]

Guide for Wire Rope Safety Climbs on Antenna Supporting Structure

NATE: The Communications Infrastructure Contractors Association released the Safety Equipment Manufacturers Committee (SEMC) Guide for Wire Rope Safety Climbs on [...]

2020 Wireless Rooftop Deployment Training Resource

This material was produced under grant number SH-05134-SH9 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It [...]

2019 Advanced Rigging Principles Training Resource

The following Advanced Rigging Principles Training Resources are available for use by NATE members and industry stakeholders. These resources were [...]

2018 Rigger Awareness Training Resource

The following Rigger Awareness Training Resources are available for use by NATE members and industry stakeholders. These resources were developed by NATE due [...]

Industry Standards, Regulations & Safety Resources

The NATE Industry Standards, Regulations & Safety Resources was created as a tool to help navigate the various standards and [...]

NATE Glossary of Tower and Communications Terminology (2020), Third Edition

With the advent, growth and member driven achievements of NATE: The Communications Infrastructure Contractors Association, we have all come to [...]

NATE Tower Climber Fall Protection Training Standard (NATE CTS)

The NATE CTS is the industry’s first training standard developed specifically for tower climber fall protection. This standard provides an outline [...]

NATE Accident Prevention, Safety and Health Program Guide, 5th Edition

The Fifth Edition of the Accident Prevention, Safety and Health Program Guide was designed specifically for the tower industry and [...]

NATE Resource Reference for RF Awareness

NATE has made available to members a Resource Reference for RF Awareness booklet to guide in educating employees on radio [...]

NATE Suggested Fall Protection – Rooftop Work Area Protocol

The Suggested Fall Protection – Rooftop Work Area Protocol booklet was designed to provide member companies with specific guidelines for [...]

NATE Tower Safety Signals Booklet

The Tower Safety Signals booklet was created to provide member companies with guidelines for alternate signaling at tower sites. The [...]

Site Signage Package

NATE developed a Site Signage package that provides NATE member companies with guidelines for proper OSHA required hazard warning signs [...]

Base Mounted Hoists Used for Overhead Lifting and Personnel Lifting Standard

Base Mounted Hoists Used for Overhead Lifting and Personnel Lifting Standard

Climber Connection Safety Videos Volume 1

The NATE Climber Connection safety videos include breathtaking drone footage of tower climbers working safely at elevation. The practical safety [...]

2″ Round Sticker

4″ x 2.125″ Window Cling

7″ x 14″ Truck Decal

1″ x 3.18″ Rectangular Hard Hat Sticker

1.25″ x 4″ Rectangular Hard Hat Stickers

Available in sheets.

Personnel Hoisting DVD

NATE has created safety DVDs for members to utilize as part of their own training and education programs. Detailed examinations [...]