Fall-Protection Grating • The Bilco Company
Bilco’s new fall-protection grating provides a permanent means of fall protection for the company’s line of single- and double-leaf floor access doors and meets OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.23 requirements.
The system is constructed of light-weight aluminum grating, stainless steel hardware and features a stainless steel hold-open device to secure panels in the 90-degree position. It has a safety yellow powder-coat finish, making it more durable, attractive and extremely scratch-resistant. The system is available on all standard size 300 PSF and H-20 reinforced access doors, and can be supplied on custom size doors when specified. Retrofit kits are available for existing Bilco products. For more information, visit www.bilco.com.
Safety Eyewear • Honeywell
Uvex A1500 safety eyewear from Honeywell combines protection and performance in a sport-inspired, full-frame design. The new style is designed to provide versatile protection to workers. Lightweight and adjustment free, the eyewear is available in Solid Gray or Matte Brown frames and six lens tints: Clear, Gray, Amber, Silver Mirror, SCT-Reflect 50 and Red Mirror. Lenses also come with hard coat for long-lasting scratch resistance, or Uvextra® anti-fog coating to reduce fogging and ensure safe visibility. Uvex A1500 meets ANSI Z87.1-2010 and is certified to the requirements of the CSA Z94.3 standard. For more information, visit www.uvex.us.
Roof Hatch Grab Bars • LadderPort
Always permanently and firmly mounted in place, LadderPort™ Roof Hatch Safety Grab Bar is the only uninterrupted roof hatch grab-bar system with hand stops meeting OSHA requirement 1910.27(d)(3), providing safe access in and out of the hatch. The grab bars are adjustable to fit standard roof hatches ranging in width from 24 to 44 inches. Constructed of ASTM-specification structural steel, exterior powder coated safety yellow and interior treated with rust prohibitor, they require little to no maintenance and are designed to provide safe roof-hatch access for many years. There are no moving parts to fail. Installation is easy. All hardware included. For more information, visit www.ladderport.com.
Horizontal Lifeline Kit • Miller Fall Protection
The innovative, energy-absorbing qualities of Miller ShockFusion™ Horizontal Lifeline (HLL) roof systems are now available to those who want a do-it-yourself installation kit. The new kits are available for simple, straight-line configurations, and are designed to minimize deflection in the lifeline while effectively managing system forces to maintain a safe connection to a variety of roof structures. View the ShockFusion Kit Selection Guide to determine components required for unique applications, request a quote and download a summary of the kit. For more information, visit www.millerfallprotection.com/shockfusionkits.
Warning Line • Quicksilver Engineering
The SpeedStand warning line is designed to make protecting workers from falls quick and easy. Compact, one-piece stands transport easily and set up instantly. These durable steel stands are set up 40 feet apart and meet OSHA requirements. There’s also an available model for use on standing seam metal roofs. For more information, visit www.qe-1.com
Ladder Anti-Fall Device • Safe T Climb
Safe T Climb is a completely universal extension ladder anti-fall device designed by a roofing contractor. It’s designed to work on any ladder and on any roof — flat, pitched or parapet walls. The kit comes with parapet legs that work on 6- to 8-inch walls. Extra-reach parapet legs are available to accommodate up to 16-inch walls. The device can be installed in less than one minute to prevent the ladder from falling down while climbing or when left unattended. Safe T Climb is proudly made in the USA. For more information, visit www.safetclimb.com.
Ladder Scaffold System • Safety Rail Source
Safety Rail Source has introduced Easi-Dec, a revolutionary ladder scaffold system that’s designed to save substantial labor costs. The product is easy to assemble, sets up in five minutes and meets OSHA standards. It’s meant to be a safe access work platform that functions as an alternative to traditional scaffolding. Easi-Dec is portable, fast to assemble and has designed-in safety features. The system offers up to a 22-foot height working platform. For more information, visit www.laddersafetycompany.com.
Work Gloves • Safety Today
Safety Today Inc. has introduced Brass Knuckle® BK400 series general-purpose gloves. Constructed of thin-gauge nylon with a polyurethane coating on full fingers and palm, the gloves are snug, comfortable-fitting work gloves that afford the wearer abrasion resistance while maximizing dexterity. The thin poly coating is ideal for placing nails and helps reduce the strain of all-day tool handling, while the nylon shell provides breathable abrasion resistance for wood and shingles. Founded in 1946, Safety Today’s unique application-based features are designed to balance ergonomics and protection to provide customers with right-sized solutions. For more information, visit www.safetytoday.com.
Platform Hoist • Tie Down Engineering
Carrying a bundle of shingles up an extension ladder could potentially cause an employee to lose balance and fall. The TranzSporter platform hoist is designed to deliver shingles, felt and insulation quickly and safely to the rooftop.This hoist features a 25 percent increase in lifting capacity, up to 250 pounds. The new collapsible carriage comes with cam followers for better tracking and handling, and also features an aluminum deck and flap for lighter weight and longer life. A rolled goods/plywood bracket comes with the unit and pins into the carriage. For more information, visit www.tiedown.com.