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Structural Standards for antennas and their supporting structures are outlined in ANSI/TIA-222.
These set of standards com ... Read More »
The telecommunications industry has proactively responded to major shifts in construction practices with the introduction of ... Read More »
There have been recent FAA and FCC regulation changes in aviation obstruction lighting, marking, and monitoring of towers. Re ... Read More »
This TIF White Paper offers detailed explanations of the determining factors that dictate a tele ... Read More »
Telecommunication supporting mounts, towers, and small cell struc ... Read More »
With the increase demand for connectivity to telecommunications infrastructure, the deployment a ... Read More »
If anchor bolts are observed at heights that exceed limits set by the ANSI/TIA-222 Standard, they must be restored to compl ... Read More »
Post Installation Inspection (“PII”) and Post Modification Inspection (“PMI”), play a crucial role in ensuring proper ... Read More »
In September 2022, TIF hosted an event with several mount manufacturers and industry engineering firms to test full scale roo ... Read More »
Slip-splicing several monopole segments together is a common practice used to achieve required tower heights.
Prior to ass ... Read More »
Quality, safety, and productivity are not isolated concepts, they have a symbiotic relationship that can greatly impact telec ... Read More »
Site specific factors such as geographic location, elevation, and surrounding terrain can greatly impact the wind force appli ... Read More »
This white paper summarizes the current building codes, industry standards, and design documents ... Read More »
Capstan hoists, or a “Cathead”, is utilized to make the lifting of loads easier and more productive.
There are many ap ... Read More »
The use of equipment such as slings, ropes, harnesses, and hard hats is critical to maintaining a safe working environment.
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Part three of the Mobile Elevated Work Platform (“MEWP”) series focuses on the use of MEWP’s as it pertains to small ce ... Read More »
A review of best practices for the use of Mobile Equipment Work Platforms (“MEWP”) within the telecommun ... Read More »
There are different classifications of Mobile Elevated Work Platforms or MEWPs.
Although sometimes mischaracterized as buc ... Read More »
An introduction to OSHA’s educational initiatives and compliance programs.
Focus and attention are given to OSHA’s FAQ ... Read More »
Providing efficiency, quality, and safety on a job site, starts with understanding everyone’s roles and how they must work ... Read More »
When apparent leaning (or visible camber) is present in a monopole tower, there is a high likelihood that it is caused by the ... Read More »
Corrosion creates a safety hazard and possibly an unaesthetic appearance of the structure.
This PAN will analyze effective ... Read More »
Understanding the twist, plumb, and tension (“TPT”) of a guyed tower is critical to ensure a safe working environment whe ... Read More »
An explanation of the role of a Certified Weld Inspector (“CWI”) and the inspection activities required to ensure a succe ... Read More »
As networks are upgraded for 5G, End Users must consider whether their new or existing mounts can withstand the changes to in ... Read More »
As increased equipment loads are applied to existing mounts throughout the telecommunications industry, engineers are left wi ... Read More »
The increasing demand on properly functioning telecommunication infrastructure elicits the need for innovative mount solution ... Read More »
Prior to climbing onto any antenna mount, a thorough inspection of a mount’s condition and development of a fall protection ... Read More »
Mount Analysis: Recommended Best Practices
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Reviews the basic categories associated with safe rigging practices, including the calculations required before determining t ... Read More »
There are a series of rigging fundamental questions to be answered prior to beginning any load lifting activities.
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It is a very urgent matter when a tower climber needs a rescue plan. Tower crews are more equip with the expertise and experi ... Read More »
As carriers seek to enhance coverage, there is an increased need for the design, implementation, and maintenance of traffic c ... Read More »
While vertical safety climb systems are widely used on antenna supporting structures, there is an increasing use of horizonta ... Read More »
With ever changing job site hazards and innovation of new safety equipment, it can be difficult to stay up to date on the lat ... Read More »
Radiofrequency Energy (“RF”) emitted by telecommunications antennas allows for efficient transmission of data; however, p ... Read More »
The telecommunications industry is a rapidly evolving sector which places a high degree of pressure on all Stakeholders to ma ... Read More »
The American Welding Society (“AWS”) is tasked with developing standards for welders in the United States.
It is criti ... Read More »
Overview of welding codes, standards, and specifications as they apply to proper welding design, performance, and inspection. ... Read More »
The goal of this TIF White Paper is to outline best-practices to avoid installations that harm t ... Read More »
This TIF White Paper provides guidance on alternative analysis methods that can be utilized for foundation anal ... Read More »
Who is an “employee”? While this premise may seem simple, there are a myriad of statutes, ... Read More »
Injuries suffered in the telecommunications industry can be catastrophic to businesses. To mit ... Read More »
Search our library for various resources and documentation supporting the telecommunications industry
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Structural Standards for antennas and their supporting structures are outlined in ANSI/TIA-222 …
The telecommunications industry has proactively responded to major shifts in construction practices …
If anchor bolts are observed at heights that exceed limits set by the ANSI/TIA-222 Standard, they must be restored to …
Slip-splicing several monopole segments together is a common practice used to achieve …
Quality, safety, and productivity are not isolated concepts, they have a symbiotic relationship that can …
Site specific factors such as geographic location, elevation, and surrounding terrain can greatly …
Post Installation Inspection (“PII”) and Post Modification Inspection (“PMI”), play a crucial role in ensuring proper installation…
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