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Industrial machine guarding to protect your employees and warehouse machines

Feb 13, 2019 | Blog, Material Handling

Industrial machine guarding offers many benefits in the workplace. Moving machine parts have the potential to cause severe workplace injuries, such as crushed fingers or hands. Safeguards such as industrial machine guards are essential for protecting workers from injuries such as: amputations, burns, or blindness. Any machine part, function, or process that may cause injury must be safeguarded. When the operation of a machine or accidental contact injure the operator or others in the vicinity, the hazards must be eliminated.

Preventing injuries with industrial machine guards

Mezzanine systems and wire mesh partitions are ideal for protecting storage and personnel above the plant floor. The systems help prevent accidents while allowing supervision to have unobstructed views of the area. These guard railings also work in applications such as catwalks and areas above machinery for maintenance access.

Wire PartitionTraditional woven wire and innovative welded wire partitions have been extensively used in machine guarding in manufacturing and industrial applicatios. Our wire mesh partitions are used as robotic enclosures, welding enclosures, and machine guarding for vertical lifts and other conveyor systems.

Based on US Department of Labor Statistics, approximately 3 workplace fatalities occur every day from contact with objects and equipment. With robotic and automated machinery in place in the manufacturing environment, it is more important now than ever to properly separate personnel from machinery.

Advantages of industrial machine guarding:

  • Simple design that installs easily
  • Meets OSHA and BOCA code requirements of 200 lbs load applied at any point/direction
  • Side mount posts available to maximize the floor space of your mezzanine or catwalk
  • Solid kick-plates prevent items from falling through

Prevent unwanted accidents by securing machines with proven machine guarding solutions and enclosure techniques.

Our custom cages can be designed to fit around any sized machine. Factory supplied cutouts allow for proper machine movement. Option for safety paint (black panels, yellow posts) is also available upon request.

Don’t wait for an accident to happen, prevent it with industrial machine guarding. Contact us today at 205-988-3300 or complete our contact form and we’ll help you find the perfect solution for all of your storage, control, and productivity needs.

We offer our solutions and services all throughout the southeast region. Our office is located in Birmingham, AL but we have efficient representatives in MS, TN, AR, FL, and GA.

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