It may seem like a paradox, but the more automation is introduced into industrial and manufacturing facilities, the more important it becomes to keep workers safe around machines. The less direct interaction humans have with mechanical technology, the more likely we are to take our safety around them for granted.
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Wally J. Staples values the people on his team. His company, Wally J. Staples Builders in Brunswick, Maine, has been building custom homes since 1993, and during that time, he has worked hard to keep his longtime employees safe and satisfied with their jobs. To deal with the current shortage of tradespeople, Staples took the unique step of constructing a wood shop so that his carpenters could do more of their work indoors before installing custom cabinetry, etc., on site. It was the design of this new facility that led Staples to PS Safety Access™ and its EdgeSafe® Smart Gate.
PS Safety Access Rolls Out New Line Of EdgeHalt® Ladder Safety Gates Featuring Slam-Proof™ Technology
The safest safety gates on the market, these new gates feature Slam-Proof technology that closes each gate in a quiet, controlled manner. They have been tested to meet or exceed OSHA, ANSI and Canada COHS standards, providing top- and mid-rail protection to minimize the chances of a fall from elevated platforms, mezzanines or ladderways.
PROVEN SOLUTIONS: Fall Protection, Machine Guarding Once Again On OSHA’s Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards
It’s clear that in 2021 – as it has been for many, many years – OSHA made it a priority to protect workers from the dangers of working at height.
Busy industrial facilities feature a complex sort of choreography as they operate. Skilled workers walk, talk and perform their duties at ground level, on elevated platforms and around powerful machines that simultaneously do jobs that are impossible for humans and pose a risk to the humans who work with them. When everything is running smoothly, productivity soars. When humans get distracted or complacent, injuries happen.
PS Safety Access is excited to announce the latest in its line of safety products – the EdgeSafe® Safety Railing. This incredibly customizable combination of railing components serves as the foundation for a complete safety system for a variety of facilities, protecting workers from elevated edges, controlling floor traffic or guarding hazardous machines.
SafeMezz® Pallet Gates are now available in two designs – one design with a crossbar at the top that requires 80 inches in overall height and a newer design without the top crossbar that is great for applications with height limitations or tall product pass through.
The new line of EdgeSafe® Smart Gates now features flexible sizing to fit virtually any situation and are ideal for a variety of applications.
PS Safety Access™ Introduces new EdgeSafe® Personnel Access Gate – One Gate For Bidirectional Traffic Control
The new EdgeSafe® Personnel Safety Gate from PS Safety Access™ is effective in alerting personnel of dangerous or off-limit areas throughout any industrial facility. Designed to swing bi-directionally (both ways), this durable floor-level gate serves as a single access point for personnel to safely enter or exit restricted areas.
PS Industries® Incorporated’s newest division, PS Public Protection, is introducing a wide range of solutions to make public spaces and workplaces safer and more prepared for the unknown. PS Public Protection’s first undertaking is the ArmorBoss line of products that allow safe, face-to-face communication to take place while limiting the transmission of germs.