The Importance of Ladder Safety Using a ladder to perform work at heights is typical for many individuals working in a wide variety of industrial settings. Because 81% of fall injuries which land people in U.S. emergency departments and 43% of fatal falls in the last decade involve a ladder, safety while working at heights is essential. […]
Whether you are considering a new work platform, loading platform, or an OSHA required crossover metal stairs unit, there are better options than calling a custom fabricator. It would be best if you considered that: You do not want to compromise worker safety by implementing something unsteady. You want to meet all OSHA requirements for […]
When a university in West Virginia needed safe access to rooftop HVAC units, ErectaStep provided an efficient prefabricated platform solution that saved the school time, space, and money. The project began with a site visit where SafeRack reps noticed that rather than building two separate platforms, two areas could be accessed from the same prefabricated elevated […]
Ultimately, the responsibility for providing a safe workplace falls on the shoulders of employers. But your vendor should be there alongside you to help support this mission. And they should be committed to this task — not just your pocketbook. A safety solution and loading platform vendor should be an asset to trust and lean […]
A propane and natural gas processing company based in the greater D.C. area export facility provided propane to a large section of the country. They found themselves in need of a crossover in order to assist workers in efficiently getting around the facility for maintenance required to upkeep their equipment. After doing some research on […]
Replacing temporary scaffolding systems with an MP Series RollaStep saves $18,000 in the first year, improves maintenance efficiencies and is OSHA compliant for improved worker safety.
When McKenna Labs of Fullerton, CA was looking for a partner to help maintain a stellar safety record at their 135,000 square-foot personal care contract manufacturing facility located in Fullerton, CA, they knew ErectaStep could deliver. McKenna was founded in 1998 and provides small batch and mass market compounding, filling, testing, warehousing, and shipping of […]
Steel and aluminum are two of the most widely used materials on the planet. Aluminum is the second-most abundant metallic element on Earth after silicon, while steel is the world’s most popular alloy. While both metals have countless uses, there are a few key factors that can help you determine which one is best […]