Rescue Banana principle: simple – fast – successful

With the Rescue Banana, help is quickly at hand in an emergency. Because every accident causes stress for the people involved. Especially in tree climbing, the danger of an orthostatic shock means that the injured person has to be rescued quickly from the tree. » read more

New chainsaw protection standard: EN 11393 replaces EN 381

In recent years, the well-known European standard EN 381 has been completely revised. These changes have been incorporated into the new standard EN 11393, which will replace the old one. There are also some interesting changes for users. » read more

Tree climbing harness: Which harness fits me?

The tree climbing harness connects the tree climber to the climbing system and protects him from falling. Furthermore, the tree climber often moves around in it all day long. In addition to functionality, quality and comfort are what matter – as with no other element of personal protective equipment (PPE). » read more

Life-Tree: T-shirts with high standards – social and ecological

In 2010 the Augsburg based Martin Benedek and Manuel Sanktjohanser founded the label Life-Tree. Their goal is to combine fashion and ecological awareness and to give the drawings of Martin Benedek room. We met them both for an interview. » read more

Chainsaw protection shoes in tree care

Anyone working with chainsaws in tree care must wear personal protective equipment (PPE) – and this includes chainsaw protection shoes. But which chainsaw protection shoe is the right shoe for chainsaw work in tree care and what should you pay attention to when buying? » read more

Innovations for tree care and tree climbing at A+A 2019

A+A in Düsseldorf is the world’s leading trade fair for safety and health at work. Numerous manufacturers in the tree care and tree climbing field are also presenting their innovations there. A good reason for Freeworker to take a look around the fair and at the latest innovations in rope climbing technology. » read more