Shipping & Manufacturing

Roof Non-penetrating Hatch Guard

Roof Hatches

A roof hatch offers safe access to roof areas for workers engaged in HVAC equipment maintenance works, renovation works, and so on. Most of the non-residential buildings are equipped with a roof hatch safety system. A typical roof hatch safety system comprises of grab bars and a self-closing safety gate. An open roof hatch, especially one that is unattended, can be dangerous. It is a fall hazard that can cause injury or even death. It is a safety and [...]

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TURNKEY FALL PROTECTION SERVICES FOR OSHA COMPLIANCE

Fall Protection Turnkey Services

Fall protection turnkey services include site survey and assessment, design and engineering, fall protection equipment manufacturing (custom) and its installation, and safety training. The complete program is OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and ANSI (American National Standards Institute) compliant. The program is designed in such a way that it will not affect the job productivity of the employees. Also, the safety equipment will not only provide safety but will also allow the workers to work without making any [...]

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Flatbed Truck Mounted Guardrail

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Fall Protection Safety Training

Fall Protection Training: Your Life Is On The Line

When you think of common workplace accidents, falls are probably not at the top of the list. However, they account for a large percentage of on the job injuries and in some industries a fall equals a likely fatality. Anytime someone has to work on an elevated surface, there is a danger of a catastrophic fall. In order to protect employees from these situations there are many things a company can do to reduce this risk including the use of [...]

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Fixed Overhead System

Overhead Fall Protection: One Wrong Step And …

Workers in the aviation, oil and gas, transportation, utility and mining industries may not have much in common with one another but there is one challenge these hard working men and women share; the threat of serious injury or death from a fall. Whether their work takes them to the top of a tanker truck or the wing of an aircraft, the outcome of a fall can be equally tragic if these workers aren’t properly protected. Training and experience can help [...]

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Roof Horizontal Lifeline

Rooftops: Fall Arrest Systems Prevent Injuries And Save Lives

Roof Fall Prevention & Safety Whether it’s for maintenance purposes or it’s a regular part of the job, some workers are required to spend time on rooftops. No matter how routine the work may be, accidents can still happen. OSHA guidelines mandate training and appropriate safety equipment for these workers, yet despite these efforts every year, hundreds of people are injured or killed in falls from roofs. This is even more tragic when you consider that most of these falls are [...]

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Shipping & Manufacturing Facilities: A Few Safety Tips

Warehouses and manufacturing facilities are, on their best days, structures that function like well-oiled machines. Like most machines, though, there’s always a chance for something to go wrong. When there’s an issue at an industrial facility, the ramifications can be shocking to say the least. In a best case scenario, one only has to worry about a loss of profits. At the worst, one may have to deal with a catastrophic loss of life. That’s why it’s so important to deal [...]

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Choosing a Mezzanine Safety Gate

Adding mezzanines can be a relatively inexpensive way to nearly double your warehousing area. However, they bring with them a number of safety challenges. Many solutions are available, some of them generally more expensive than others, and some safer overall than others. This article should help you to think through the pros and cons of the different types of gates so you can make the right selection for your particular situation. We just tie-off… A lot of businesses choose to use [...]

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Top Three Ladder Mistakes

The second most frequent cause of death on the job is falling. Now, no one wants to fall; and most people consider themselves to be reasonably careful. So why does this kind of an accident still make up such a large portion of the pie? Well, one factor is definitely ladder use. Forty-three percent of fatal falls in the last ten years have involved ladders, and every year there are more than 164,000 emergency room-treated injuries caused by falls from [...]

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A Gangway makes it Safe for Servicing Trucks and Railcars

Businesses that provide service to trucks and railcars have a certain level of risk. Trucks and railcars are big – their size and height can make servicing and maintaining them difficult. It can also make it unsafe. Employers must provide their employees with fall protection, such as providing a secure, solid gangway. A gangway provides a safe method for an employee to reach the appropriate height and to perform any work on the truck or railcar. Employees do not [...]

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