FAQs For Warehouse Guard Rail
What is a warehouse guard rail and why is it important?
A warehouse guard rail is a safety barrier installed in warehouses to protect personnel, equipment, and inventory from accidents and collisions. It is essential for delineating walkways, safeguarding machinery, and defining restricted areas, thereby preventing accidents and enhancing overall safety in the warehouse environment.
What is the load rating for these warehouse guard rails and what does it mean?
These guard rails are rated for a 10,000-lb load at 5 mph. This means they are designed to withstand impacts from loads weighing up to 10,000 pounds moving at speeds up to 5 miles per hour, ensuring robust protection against common warehouse
Can you describe the installation process for these guard rails?
The installation process is designed to be easy and straightforward. The guard rail system features a simple layout with a universal column design, making it adaptable to various warehouse environments. All necessary hardware is included, which streamlines the installation process. The baseplate is 8” x 8” x ½” thick steel and can be offset if needed, offering flexibility in setup.
How do the design and color of these guard rails contribute to warehouse safety?
The guard rails have a bright OSHA yellow finish on the columns, enhancing their visibility. This high-visibility color is crucial for safety, as it helps to alert workers to the presence of safety barriers, thereby reducing the risk of accidents. The color also aligns with OSHA's guidelines for safety equipment visibility.
What options are available for rail configurations and accessibility?
This guard rail system offers versatility in its configurations. Triple, double, and single rail applications are available to suit different safety requirements. For areas requiring regular access, a lift-out rail option is available for quick access to equipment. Rails are available in lengths from 2’ through 10’, with special lengths available upon request, allowing customization to fit specific spatial requirements.