Special Section: Safety Products and Equipment
ABC Supply Co. Inc.One ABC Parkway
Beloit, WI 53511
608-362-7777; fax 608-362-2062
ABC Catalog Division
ABC Supply's Catalog Division offers everything the roofing and siding professional needs to stay safe on the job. Brand name and ABC merchandise offerings include personal protective gear and attire to scaffolding systems and accessories, communication equipment and much more. ABC Catalog offers competitive prices, convenient ordering and quick delivery for the busy, safety-conscious professional.
Allied Building Products15 E. Union Ave., Box 511
East Rutherford, N.J. 07073
800-541-2198; fax 201-507-3842
All Seasons Equipment2170 Winston Park Drive
Oakville, ON L6H 5R1
888-308-4763; Fax 800-649-1803
The Bilco Co.P.O. Box 1203 New Haven, CT 06505 203-934-6363; fax 203-933-8478
Bilco is now offering a new brochure with complete information on its architectural safety products, Bil-GUARD Hatch Railing System and LadderUP Safety Post. The brochure includes features and benefits, product specifications, model information and application images. Tested and proven to meet and exceed OSHA fall protection standards, Bil-GUARD is a fixed railing system that provides a permanent means of fall protection for hatch openings. LadderUP is an easy-to-install extension device for fixed ladders, allowing workers safe, easy entrance and egress from roof hatches, manholes, or floor, vault and sidewalk doors.
Bradco Supply Corp.13 Production Way
Avenel, NJ 07001
877-4BRADCO or 732-382-3400; fax 732-388-1936
Cleasby Manufacturing1414 Bancroft Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94124
415-822-6565 or 800-253-2729; fax 415-822-1843
Working around skylights just got safer using Cleasby's new skylight guards. Aluminum construction makes this product lightweight and easy to handle-the standard 4-foot by 4-foot guard weights 27 pounds; the 4-foot by 8-foot guard weighs 45 pounds. The guards are equipped with a pair of hinged protective crossbar frames that pivot outwardly from each other to form an "A" frame. The skylight guards adjust to accommodate various pitches. Custom sizes are available. They meet or exceed OSHA's load capacity standard of 400 pounds and are designed for temporary or permanent installation.
Cougar Paws14525 Telegraph Rd., Suite 202
Woodbridge, VA 22192
703-497-2997; fax 703-490-3329
Cougar Paws Hi-Top Leather/Fabric Roof Boot offers a premium lightweight full-grain leather/fabric combination upper for all around support, suspension and durability. It has a padded collar and tongue for a snug and comfortable fit and features the max-flex stitch-down sole construction. The lining and removable insole is made of Aegis anti-fungi and mildew-proof velour. Also available is the Black Steel Toe Roof Boot, specifically designed for metal workers who require steel toe protection. This boot features the new Flex-Sole for the best flexibility, suspension and support. It also has a padded collar and padded tongue, is water-resistant, speed laced and triple stitched for abrasion resistance and durability. A metal spike pad is available for working in frost or snow.
DBI/SALA and PROTECTA3965 Pepin Avenue Red Wing, MN 55066 800-328-6146; fax 651-388-5065 www.dbisala.com
DBI/SALA and PROTECTA offer the most complete line of roofers' fall protection products manufactured anywhere. When you are out on the roof of a residential or commercial structure, whether flat, sloped, wood or steel, your fall protection system needs specialized components to keep you safe and secure without causing damage. Our easy-to-use products, economical kits and roof anchors provide the perfect solution and meet the latest OSHA and ANSI standards.
The Garland Co. Inc.3800 East 91st Street
Cleveland, OH 44105
216-641-7500; fax 216-641-0633
Garland SkyGuard™ compression-mounted skylight protection system protects employees and workers from accidental falls and protects owners from possible OSHA fines. Easy to install, SkyGuard skylight covering is mounted on the external framing of a skylight, rather than fastened into the frame, so that the waterproofing integrity of the skylight is not compromised-and its warranty is not voided.
Garlock Equipment2601 Niagara Lane
Plymouth, MN 55447
800-328-9522 or 763-553-1935; fax 763.553.1093
The RAILGUARD 200 freestanding safety railing sets up in minutes- without drilling holes, without tools and without penetrating the substrate. And, even though it is portable, it meets or exceeds all OSHA fall protection standards for permanent guardrails. A powder-coated safety yellow finish is standard, other colors are available. Stainless steel construction and galvanized finish are available for sanitary applications. New features include opening gate with wheel assembly, four-way rail positioning, and a service cart that holds a complete system (named the CENTURION). Rail sections are 42 inches high and come in 5-, 7 1/2- and 10-foot lengths.
Hy-Safe Technology960 Commerce Drive
Union Grove, WI 53182
800-642-0775; fax 262-752-2410
Hy-Safe Technology is a turnkey fall protection provider. Hy-Safe features all fall protection equipment: harnesses, lanyards, temporary anchorages and kits, as well as engineered systems. The company can design, engineer and install a fall protection system that meets specific safety requirements. Whether a custom-designed or standard system, there is a solution for every project or application. With more than 75 years of comprehensive experience, Hy-Safe Technology's knowledgeable staff will propose a completely integral, cost-effective solution.
Illinois Glove Co.3701 Commercial Avenue Northbrook, IL 60062-1830
800-342-5458; fax 847-291-7722
For framing and building professionals, the Framer's/Heavy-Duty High Performance Gloves are made with premium grain goatskin construction with a half-finger first, second and thumb making it easy for exposed fingers to work with fasteners and other small parts. The glove design combines hand protection with a greater sense of touch and features reinforced palm patches, shock-absorbing knuckle padding and a spandex back. Clinical and field tests reveal that the Performance Glove materials outwear synthetic leathers by a 2 to 1 margin, depending on the leather.
Miller Fall Protection, a Bacou-Dalloz company1345 15th Street Franklin, PA 16323 800-873-5242; fax 800-892-4078 www.bacou-dalloz.com
Miller® brand fall protection products and services are produced by Bacou-Dalloz, the world leader in personal protection equipment. Innovative, and often patented, new products have become the hallmark of the Miller brand, including the new Miller Revolution Harness engineered with seven unique components and more than 11 key product features. Revolution enhances comfort and convenience. Additional products include: the Miller BackBiter® Tie-Back Lanyard specifically designed for tie-back use; the Miller Scorpion Personal Fall Limiter offering an affordable alternative to shock-absorbing lanyards; and Titan®-by-Miller compliance-line of fall protection products.
Protective Roofing Products Ltd.10 Pinelands Ave., Unit 5
Stoney Creek, ON L8E 3A5
905-662-1169; fax 905-662.8520
Protective Roofing Products Ltd. offers the PR 600, a fall arrest anchoring system designed for use on flat roofs. The product clamps onto any three- or four-wheel utility roof cart. This allows the PR 600 to be moved along the roof by pulling the cart to the desired working location and adjusting the ballast weight. This sets the system in place, providing a fall-safe working area. The PR 600 meets OSHA compliance 1926.502d.
Quicksilver Engineering Co.525-E SW Calapooia
Sutherlin, OR 97479
800-460-7579; fax 541 459-5571
Quicksilver sells SpeedStand Warning Lines for fall protection featuring an easy-to-use, one-piece folding stand. The company also offers a special stand for metal roofs, replacement flag lines, anchor guardrails, Tarp Master truck-tarping systems and truck tarps.
Roofmaster750 Monterey Pass Road
Monterey Park, CA 91754
800-421-6174 or 800-372-6409 (California only); fax 323-261-8799
Roofmaster offers many safety products including the Perimeter Warning System. Use this heavy-duty all-steel system when sectioning off areas that need to restrict entry to dangerous areas (unprotected openings, roof edges, etc.). Each set comes with four each 44-inch high stanchions and 100 feet of red flags. This warning system exceeds the OSHA 200-pound knock-over testing standard and features an "X"-style base that folds up for easy storage or shipment. One system may be shipped via UPS. Weight per set is 150 pounds.
The Safety Rail Source219 Maple Avenue PO Box 123 Harleysville, PA 19438
Kart-a-Rail™: Keep It Together. Where are my rails? Where are my plates? Where are my pins? Never wonder where or why again. Kart-a-Rail comes together and stays together. It stores 60 feet of OSHA-compliant railing. Huge tires make for easy rolling and the railing can be lifted by a fork truck or crane. Its 98-pound base plates are equipped with raised handles for easy lifting. Kart-a-Rail is the ultimate time saving portable railing system.