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Observe These Standards When Specifying Electrical Panel And Cabinet Guarding

Virtually every piece of equipment or machinery installed in warehouse, distribution center, or manufacturing facility requires an electrical panel or cabinet located in close proximity to provide power to the system. Yet leaving these sensitive housings exposed to potential damage ...
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The Pros And Cons Of Different Building Column Protector Styles

Installed around a building column at its base, column protectors are industrial guarding devices that serve to minimize the effect of an impact by a motorized vehicle or forklift. They are most often found in aisle or areas of a ...
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Standardized Crash Testing Methodology Helps Purchasers Assess Different Industrial Guardrails ...

Prior to the publication of ANSI MH31.2 – Test Method for Crash Testing Industrial Guardrail Barriers and Barrier Posts by the members of the Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association (ProGMA), a standardized testing methodology to assess the performance of these protective ...
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Safeguard Employees And Facility Structures In The Dock Area With ...

With everything that goes on in (and through) a facility’s shipping and receiving docks, it’s no wonder that space is frequently the most heavily trafficked in a building. From a variety of over-the-road vehicles backing in and pulling away and ...
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When OSHA Regulations Don’t Cover Your Specific Guarding Scenario, Refer ...

When considering guarding devices that protect personnel from hazards that could result in an injury, it’s important to refer to the mandates of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). As the top regulatory agency in the U.S., compliance with ...
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Improve Warehouse Safety By Adding Protective Guard Netting To These ...

Protective guard netting, also known as “rack guard netting,” “overhead netting,” and “safety netting,” retains and prevents items falling from heights to reach the ground. This protects workers and pedestrians from potentially being struck by a falling object, as well ...
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Is Your Facility As Safe As It Can Be? Use ...

While safety is the number one priority of most industrial facilities, sometimes safety measures—such as pedestrian and traffic barriers and guardrails—aren’t as widely deployed as they could be. Or, dangers may have become overlooked as managers and workers go about ...
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Pedestrian And Traffic Barriers: Where They Should Be Used And ...

Installing pedestrian and traffic barriers within warehouses, distribution centers, factories, manufacturing facilities, and other industrial buildings protects personnel from hazards such as vehicles and other dangerous equipment. With these barriers or guardrails in place, a physical separation is created to ...
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Can’t Find An Off-The-Shelf Guarding Solution? Here’s Why Custom Is ...

A quick search online for virtually any type of protective guarding — guardrails, bollards, safety gates, kickplates, steel mesh, safety netting, dock barriers and more — will quickly yield a number of standard, off-the-shelf products. Most of these systems and ...
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How To Plan Facility Guarding That Accommodates Vehicle Traffic

With a number of today’s warehouses, distribution centers, and manufacturing facilities adding flexible, scalable load transport equipment to better meet customer demands, it’s become increasingly important to install protective guarding. Whether an operation is brand-new, greenfield construction or the reconfiguration ...