LPG Truck Loading Terminal with Hose Retrievers

ErectaStep LPG loading access platform installation in Canada

A facility with an LPG loading terminal was in a location that got slippery and muddy during the harsh Canadian winters or when it rained.  The terminal also had trip hazards and was wearing out hose prematurely. Through Northern Platforms, our Canadian distributor, they were able to work with the customer’s budget and provided a
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High-volume petroleum terminal benefits from an engineered loading arm solution

Loading Arm Upgrade Significantly Improves Operations Originally built in the 1940s, a high-volume bottom-loading petroleum terminal in Kentucky had truck-loading lanes that had undergone a patchwork of upgrades, expansions, and reconfigurations over the years. These uncoordinated improvements resulted in disorganized, inefficient loading operations over time. The hodge-podge of cumbersome components was poorly spaced. And incompatible
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IFCo Nitrogen Fertilizer railcar bulk loading project

Nitrogen Fertilizer Bulk Railcar Loading Project – IFCo

Location Wever, Iowa United States Project Bulk Loading Platform Product  SafeRack gangways, loading arms, pipe racks, fall protection systems, drench showers, platform canopy Client Iowa Fertilizer Company (IFCo) Materials/Product Nitrogen Fertilizers Diesel Exhaust Fluid SafeRack Bulk loading platform installation for IFCo in Iowa. Fractionation Loading Terminal. When the installation was completed, the Iowa plant was
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Ferry Gangway Installation

MarinaStep Ferry Gangway Installation for NYC Ferry

NYC Ferry is a network of ferry routes in New York City about six routes connecting 21 ferry piers in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.  MarinaStep ship gangways are designed for high capacity, high volume applications, and services over 28 vessels on an hourly or 30-minute departure schedule. The ferry service was originally expected
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Tracking SafeRack Gangway installation

Multi Hatch Truck Loading Installation at a Major UK Chemical Site

Location Stalybridge, United Kingdom Project Chemical Loading Facility Product Dual Sided Tracking SafeRack Gangway Client  Stepan UK Materials/Product Surfactants, Polymers Working with Flotech Performance Systems, this is recent installation of a dual-sided tracking SafeRack gangway and loading rack in the UK. Because the gangways are mounted on tracks, they can easily be adjusted and spotted over
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NGL fractionation loading terminal

Railcar NGL Fractionation Loading Terminal

Location McPherson, Kansas Project NGL Fractionation Loading Terminal Product SafeRack gangways, loading arms, and Hemco pivot mounts retrofit Client Oneok, Natural Gas Liquids Segment Materials/Product NGL components Installation of SafeRack Gangways at a Kansas NGL Fractionation Loading Terminal. Oneok’s Natural Gas Liquids segment owns and operates facilities that gather, fractionate, treat and distribute NGLs and
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Self-Adjusting-Stair-Gangway

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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8-Step Metal Stair Pipe Crossover

Project Profile – Pipe Crossovers and Valve-Access Platforms for New Tank Farm Construction

Location Jal, New Mexico Project Install OSHA compliant metal stair crossovers and valve access platforms for a newly-constructed crude oil tank farm Product ErectaStep prefabricated modular metal stair units. This large ErectaStep project is for a newly constructed tank farm located in the Permian Basin in New Mexico. This installation included several crossover stairs, valve-access
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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 Pipe Line Installation

SafeRack Custom Work Platform Project Turnkey construction, site measurements, and field verifications by the experts Trust SafeRack for your platform needs! Best service around! Well, how do you get around that?”

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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ErectaStep Catwalk installations at terminal in Bethany Missouri

Catwalks in a Gas Storage Terminal

Flint Hills Resources Opts for ErectaStep Catwalk Stairs to Transition from Legacy Crude Oil to Gas Storage Terminal Client Flint Hills Resources Location Eagleville, MO Project Install ErectaStep Catwalks and platforms throughout terminal Product ErectaStep Industrial Stairs Catwalks and metal stair towers installed in the 1980s needed significant OSHA upgrades at a Flint Hills Resources
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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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Roof Access Ladders And Stairs

As Campbell Soup Company Grows into New Product Markets, Safety & Accessibility Take Center Stage

The Campbell Soup Company is no stranger to the importance of safe and sound business practices. When facility manager Dan Junge discovered that existing rooftop access ladders presented significant safety hazards for operators, he knew replacing them was necessary. Predictable safety hazards such as rust, slipping, and durability are unavoidable as fall protection equipment ages,
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HVAC Stair Units - Profile

University Seeking OSHA Compliant Access to Rooftop HVAC Unit

When a university in West Virginia needed safe access to rooftop HVAC units, SafeRack’s ErectaStep brand 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
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Winery Chooses Aesthetically Pleasing and Affordable Barrell Access System

A brand new winery needed access to stainless steel barrels and fermentation tanks that would keep employees safe without compromising the aesthetics of their gorgeous new facility. After reviewing the original architectural plans and making a site visit, ErectaStep reps proposed aluminum stair and work platforms as a customized solution that met the client’s budget
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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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