Cemex – GX Gangway with Powered RetractAlok Installation

Cemex is a global building materials company headquartered in Mexico with ready-mix concrete, aggregate, and cement facilities serving more than 50 countries across the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. When their Gulf Coast cement loading plant was ready to improve efficiency and safety, our GX Gangway system with RetractAlok was the perfect
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DOT-117 tank car

Railcar and Truck Trailer Types and Identification

Rail and road transportation of hazardous materials in the United States are recognized to be the safest methods of moving large quantities of chemicals over long distances. These cars and trailers are designed in various shapes, sizes, and maximum load capacities according to the needs of the nation’s freight shippers. Sections in those post: Railcar
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truck with tarped load

Flatbed Tarping/Loading Safety

Tarping, loading, and unloading flatbed trailers are inherently dangerous. Careful steps must be taken to avoid accidents and ensure the safety of loading operators. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration part 393 governs the safe operation of the transport of freight. In addition to errors such as overloading and forgetting to secure a ramp, there are
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How Isotainers Help in Bulk Loading Safety

ISO Tank, Tank Container, ISOtainers, Seatainer, Intermodal Container ISO Tank, also known as ISOtainers or intermodal containers are built to ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standards and used to transport bulk cargo. Suitable for a variety of transportation modes such as truck, ship, and rail, the hazardous and non-hazardous products transported in these stainless steel
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fall protection

Keys to Scaffold Safety

Approximately 2.3 million U.S. construction workers — or roughly 65% of our construction industry — work on scaffolds. While these temporary elevated platforms help workers elevate themselves, materials, and equipment each day, they can also put workers at risk for injury or death if not used properly. According to the United States Bureau of Labor
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Press Release – GX Loading Gangway

SafeRack introduces the GX loading gangway, world’s most ergonomically advanced loading gangway for truck and railcar. Andrews, South Carolina, March 10, 2020 — SafeRack, the global leader in industrial bulk loading safety equipment just announced the production of their most ergonomically advanced gangway. The new GX Gangway is the next generation of North America’s best
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Common Industrial Metal Stair Configurations

At some point, just about every company will need to access an area that will require either scaffolding, a ladder, or a set of portable stairs. The need to access rooftops has grown as more companies need to install modern communications equipment or solar systems. Metal stairs are now becoming the go-to for replacing scaffolding
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Project Profile – Self Adjusting Stair (SAS) G4 Gangway Improves Safety for Operators at LafargeHolcim Loading Dock

Location Georgetown, SC Project SafeRack Self Adjusting Stair (SAS) G4 Gangway for LafargeHolcim Loading Dock Product Self Adjusting Stair G4 Gangway When LafargeHolcim the nation’s leading cement producer needed to reinstate a bulk loading station that had been out of service for over 10 years, Terminal Manager Chris Grooms knew that the existing prefab gangway
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Metal Crossover Stairs

Metal stairway crossover cuts Voestalpine maintenance staff transportation time by 88%

Company Austrian Hot Briquetted Iron Location Portland, TX Project Install OSHA compliant metal stair crossovers to eliminate a 25-minute walk around the conveyor Product ErectaStep Metal Stair Conveyor Crossover When Austrian Hot Briquetted Iron (HBI) producer Voestalpine was looking for ways to improve efficiency at their Portland, TX facility, they reached out to SafeRack for
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Custom Work Platform Pipeline Installation

Custom Work Platform & Pipeline Maintenance Crossover

Crude Oil Pump Station in Texas Increases Safe Access for Workers   Southwest Territory Manager Molly Laqua isn’t one to shy away from a challenge. When one of the largest oil companies in the US needed a custom work platform and pipeline crossover at their crude oil pump station in South Houston, Molly was on-site
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Metal Portable Stairs

Portable Loading Dock Stair System Solves Unsafe Access Issue for Muncie Power Products

When Muncie Power Products’ Product Improvement Analyst Brandon Lease discovered an OSHA safety concern at their Tulsa, Oklahoma manufacturing facility he contacted Darren Rethford an outside Account Executive at Cisco-Eagle. Darren knew ErectaStep could provide an efficient and affordable solution. ErectaStep Territory Sales Manager Jake Bougher took the lead and knew without hesitation that the
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Truck Loading Gangway With Fall Protection

Tracking gangways replace double-sided truck loading platforms to access Frac Sandboxes

Client Halliburton Location Ft Collins, CO Project Replace damaged gangways and retrofitted terminals for improved throughput Product SafeRack Self Adjusting Stair (SAS) tracking gangways Halliburton was not satisfied with the response time and customer service from their previous loading platform vendor for its frac sand loading terminals. Upon inspection, Regional Account Manager Tripp Haywood noticed
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Custom Alaska MarinaStep Installation

In the high seas of remote Alaska, loading and unloading people and supplies can be treacherous. SafeRack’s MarinaStep custom marine gangway proved to be the perfect solution for a local fish processor’s safety improvements. In the case of this particular project, the berthing area was not square with the face of the dock causing the
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attune foods erectastep case study

A Big Gap (and Savings) for Natural Foods Company

Attune Foods, one of North America’s leading natural foods companies, didn’t have easy access to the roof of one of their buildings. There was a five-foot height difference between it and the nearest building’s roof. And that wasn’t the only issue. The nearest building to the building’s virtually inaccessible roof was nine feet away. That
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owensboro hospital erectastep case study

Safe Rooftop Access for Regional Hospital

For years, a hospital in Owensboro, Kentucky, accessed its rooftop HVAC cooling tower with little more than a freestanding ladder and steady feet. When it came time for regular maintenance, technicians had to climb the ladder, tools in hand, and crawl into a 3’x3’ access door. On top of that, to help steady the ladder,
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equipment manufacturer erectastep case study

Combatting the Elements and Complying with OSHA

Rust needs only three things to form: iron, oxygen and water. When they come together, thanks to oxidation, you’re typically left with that familiar reddish brown substance, and that means trouble in an industrial environment. A leading manufacturer of loading dock equipment knows this all too well. The stairs leading from the company’s delivery area
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springfield hospital erectastep case study

A Regional Hospital Steps Up to Safety

Few people understand the consequences of work-related injuries better than the health care professionals who treat them. Seeing firsthand the effects of jobsite slips, trips and falls makes it immediately clear that safety should always be a top priority. That’s why the management at a large Springfield hospital takes every measure necessary to protect the
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Metal Modular Crossover Platforms

Spanning Nine Feet Saves Thousands of Dollars

Attune Foods, a leading natural foods company, had a problem. They didn’t have easy access to the roof of one of their buildings. Further complicating things, an adjacent structure’s roof was 5-feet lower than this building’s, and the span between the two was nine feet. So whenever the mechanical system—or anything else on the roof, for that
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