Category Archives: Safety Products

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 […]

Skylight Screen Necessity

Skylight Fall Protection Screen - EDGE Fall Protection

Roof skylights allow natural light to enter the building and reduce energy costs.  Also, natural light through skylights has a positive impact on the well-being of people in the building.  However, roof skylights are a fall hazard.  A worker working near or walking close to an unprotected skylight can accidentally fall into the skylight.  As […]

Benefits of Powder Coating or Galvanizing

Two common methods of providing protective finishes to underlying metal are powder coating and galvanizing. Powder Coating Powder coating is a strong and durable finish with a range of colors available, such as a safety yellow or a custom color.   This finish involves a barrier – layer protection.  An electrostatically charged coating applied to the […]

Frequently Cited OSHA Violations

Highest Quantity of Citations The most frequently cited standard by OSHA regulators lie within Fall Protection, namely “Duty to have Fall Protection.”  The regulations and standards can seem complicated with a lot of subparts and unfamiliar jargon. We are here to clear out the gunk and tell it to you straight.  Protect the health and […]

OSHA Proposed Changes for Safety of Construction Sites

360 Mobile Safety Rail - EDGE Fall Protection

OSHA Rule Proposal In a recent May 2018 Trade Release, OSHA proposed some changes to increase construction site safety.  Proposed changes  include crane operator certification clarity and reinstating employer responsibility in ensuring crane operator qualifications to increase safety in operating equipment. Fall Hazard for Workers in Construction In calendar year 2016 according to OSHA, 991 […]

Self-Closing Safety Gate by EDGE Fall Protection, LLC

Self-Closing Safety Gate by EDGE Fall Protection, LLC             EDGE Fall Protection, LLC, focuses on providing simple and effective fall protection solutions for workers at heights.  Our solutions seek to increase worker safety, diminish employer risk, enhance accessibility, and maintain flow of material and personnel.  We continue to develop products and methods of implementation that […]

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 […]

Fall Protection Concerns – New Construction Vs. Existing Buildings

Fall Protection for Existing Buildings vs New Construction   When you think of fall protection, you probably think of a guard rail or harness system being used during the construction of a new structure. And you’d be almost right. New construction is an obvious place where fall protection is needed, but that doesn’t mean that […]

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 […]