Tag Archives: safety guardrail 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

PitRail - EDGE Fall Protection

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]