Rooftop Guardrail and Loading Dock
Safety Railing Systems

Portable Guardrail Base Plates: Why Weight Matters

Non-penetrating, free-standing, or portable guardrail is a common solution for rooftop fall protection applications because it is simple to install and easy to use.  Because most portable guardrail systems look the same–yellow, steel railing sections and weighted base plates—folks often assume the primary differentiating factor between competing systems is price.  Although price is always an important factor, the main differences between guardrail systems are where you might least expect—base plate design. Most guardrail manufacturers suggest that heavier base plates are safer and more secure, but heftier base designs are not always the best option. Read more…

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New Freight Rate Announcement for OSHA Compliant Roof Guardrail and Loading Dock Safety Gates

At Diversified Fall Protection, we are committed to offering competitive pricing on both our guardrail products and our freight.  The best pricing on OSHA compliant roof guardrail and loading dock safety gates is of limited value when freight charges are too high.  Our logistics team constantly works on ways to reduce freight rates for our customers, and, as a result, we have significantly reduced the automated rates delivered by our online freight calculator.  When you use this tool, you may also notice that we encourage customers to call us direct at 1-800-354-2719 so we can shop the freight further.  In some cases, the shipping rate displayed by the calculator is the best we can do, but in other situations, we can use alternative freight companies to provide even better value for our customers. Read more…

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Explore OSHA Compliant Loading Dock Safety Gate Systems – LORGATE InfoGraphic and Data Sheet Now Available

LORGATE TileAlthough you may associate DFP with fall protection systems designed for rooftop applications, we also have the perfect solution to mitigate fall hazards associated with loading docks.  The unprotected leading edge associated with your shipping and receiving area can spell disaster for pedestrians and the forklift traffic found in one of  the busiest parts of any facility.  The LORGATE loading dock safety railing system is easy to install and use, and best of all, it meets all OSHA requirements for loading dock fall protection.  In addition to our e-commerce enabled website, we have two important resources that detailed information on our revolutionary loading dock guardrail solution:  a LORGATE InfoGraphic and a LORGATE Data Sheet.  Both documents are available in PDF format that allows users to save the information to their computers or print the deliverables out for later reference.  As always, if you have questions or wish to complete an order offline, contact Diversified Fall Protection for additional assistance at 1-800-354-2719.

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