Commercial Vehicles

Flatbed Truck Guardrail

Flatbed trucks are highly versatile, and cost effective. They can accommodate several types of loads, including unusually shaped, and oversized loads. This has made them a very popular mode of shipping. However, securing a load or simply covering the load with a tarp is a dangerous job for the workers, especially if it is done without taking proper safety precautions. The 'bed' body of the truck may look like it is not too high off the ground, however, a [...]

Portable Safety Ladders

Dual Safety Ladders with Work Platform

OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and ANSI (American National Standards Institute) regulations mandate that a worker/operator working above a specific height (usually 6 feet in height) using a ladder be tied off to a suitable anchor point before performing any work using both his/her hands. However, in many cases, this is not practical. When you are tied off, movements become restricted. Also, a worker may sometimes not be able to find a strong enough anchor point. In such [...]


Commercial And Industrial Fall Prevention

Falls are one of the most preventable workplace injuries. Yet, each year hundreds of people are injured, sometimes killed in falls while working on the job. The majority of these falls are found in the manufacturing, transportation, fuel and construction industries. Every profession presents unique dangers and the goal is to eliminate as much of the risk from each situation as possible. Commercial and industrial fall prevention is the responsibility of everyone in the industry. Here are three things a company [...]


Commercial Vehicles: Access Platforms And Gangways

Access platforms and gangways enable workers to perform tasks efficiently and safely in even the most challenging conditions. The loading and unloading of trucks and railway cars present unique hazards to workers in the oil and gas, mining, food processing, chemical and agricultural industries. One wrong step could result in serious injury or even death.   Several types of truck and railcar fall protection systems are available to meet the specific needs of industries that rely on the transport of bulk materials. [...]