Reliable and safe solutions for preventing the drop of tools. Our tool lanyards are designed for enhanced safety and increased productivity, A tool dropped from an elevated work platform poses immediate danger to personnel and equipment below. While there are federally mandated guidelines for securing people working on surfaces four feet or higher from the ground, there are no such requirements for securing tools. In this article, John Martell discusses the safety reasons of why organizations need to implement some type of tethered tool program. While most organizations recognize the need for systems to prevent worker’s tools from falling, identifying and implementing effective solutions has been challenging for a number of reasons. Fortunately, new technologies have emerged that not only better secure tools while working at height, but also maintain the tool’s full functionality for increased safety and productivity.