On recent site walks, our safety experts found plenty of examples where damaged steel barriers were no longer up to the job. Take a look below and if any of the pictures look familiar to you contact McCue to discuss ways to improve the safety and longevity of your barriers:
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A bollard is a strong, vertical post mounted in or in front of a parking lot, facility or storefront that acts as a safety barrier to protect pedestrians, property and products from vehicle-into-building crashes.
Even if you’ve never heard of the word bollard, you’ve come across these structures before. Originally, bollards were found on ships for the purpose of mooring boats. Now, these sturdy and resistant devices are found everywhere. Bollards are placed for protection on manufacturing floors, alongside roads and in front of stores and hospitals. These structures serve to protect people and property from attacks perpetrated by cars, trucks and other large vehicles. Bollards appear to be large poles mounted in the ground — but these structures aren’t just for decoration; bollards are unique safety devices that exist to prevent personal and property damage, including injury and theft.
Topics: Rated Bollard
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As a responsible business owner or general manager, when investing in a new product for your store you probably do your research. When it comes to safety equipment, that research becomes even more important.
When you search for the definition of “bollard”, you’ll get many results. The simple answer, “a short, sturdy vertical post”; a more informative: a post that’s used to protect the perimeter of a store or building; or an even more descriptive: a post or barrier, surrounding retail storefronts, parking lots, and more that offers security and safety to protect patrons.
The easiest-to-install crash-tested bollard, CrashCore is now available for purchase! Over year-and-a-half of design and testing has proven that this product can protect storefronts from vehicle-into-building accidents by stopping stray vehicles dead in their tracks.
Your typical day consists of many things - customer concerns, budgets, employee overhead and inventory management, to name a few. Customer and employee safety also ranks high on your list of items to control, so you take measures to make your workplace safe and as free from accidents as possible.
As a health and safety professional, you know better than anyone how important it is to avoid incidents that can jeopardize an employee's physical wellness. Between the hard costs and the hidden soft costs of on-the-job injuries, your organization could end up deeply in the hole. Let's review some of the costs and the ways you can help employees avoid injuries in the first place.
Whatever its cause, a disconnect between frontline workers and office workers is a notorious challenge for warehouse and distribution center managers. But the challenge doesn't have to overwhelm you. Instead, you should see it as fuel for creating a more connected, transparent and open workplace that fosters cross-departmental communication.
Topics: Warehouse Tips
It's no secret that OSHA visits always get everyone whispering about what could go or has gone wrong. Fines are a real threat to a business that cares about both reputation and bottom line. But if the day-to-day operations of your facility are in order, and you know your standards, visits don't need to be the stress factor they so often are. How can you begin eliminating OSHA fines before your next visit?