Category Archives: Safety Guard Rail Systems

Concerns About Falls From a Leading Edge

Employers aim to keep their workers safe.  Employers also have a responsibility to create a workplace which allows their workers to complete work in a safe environment.   There are various dangers to worker safety including edge safety, elevated workstations, overhead platforms, holes, and more.  Whether in construction or in industry, concerns about falls from a […]

Safety Railing and Guardrail Requirements

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A safety handrail helps to provide stability for a handhold whether on a walkway, steps, or platform.  Guardrails are a system of railings to prevent workers from falling off a landing, platform, or walkway.  Including guardrails and safety rail systems is an important consideration in fall prevention systems.  Further, complying with OSHA’s safety railing and […]

Providing Fall Protection for Roof Hatches

Roof hatches provide roof access for workers and for equipment.  While work is done on the roof, a roof hatch is often left open to move freely to and from the roof and to prevent workers from being locked onto the roof.  When a hatch is left open, there is a potential fall hazard to […]

Industrial Loading Dock Gate Applications – Rolling Dock Gate

Industrial Loading Dock Gate Applications – Rolling Dock Gate Potential Hazard with Loading Docks? Loading docks are an area in manufacturing plants where people are constantly working around, and generally have little to no fall protection when dock doors are left open.  Our Industrial Loading Dock Gates solve that problem! Fall Protection Requirement at Loading […]

Safety Gates – OSHA Walking Working Rule

Safety Gates in the OSHA Walking Working Surfaces OSHA provides guidance on walking working surfaces to define the purpose of a safety gate.  Included in this are the requirements, expectations of employers, openings and access points.   Employers are required to use guardrail systems around holes that are access points  by either installing gates at the […]

Floor Mount Rail and Stairwell Railing Install

Floor Mount Rail and Stairwell Installation EDGE Fall Protection, LLC recently installed our floor mounted permanent sized rail section and Kwik Rail at a Technical College in Minnesota.  Last winter, an employee slipped, fell, and incurred an injury because no stairwell railing existed.  While the railing was not required by OSHA, since the height was less […]

Safety Products: The Best Guardrail Systems

What do you think of when you think of Safety Products? Safety glasses, gloves, Hi-Vis apparel, and hard hats are all quick and easy ones.  We see these all the time in pictures, when we see people drive to and from work, and signs requiring such products upon entering many workplaces.  What we may not […]