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Hilmerson Safety®

Construction-Grade™ Safety Products

Our perimeter and leading edge safety products were purposefully built for the unique challenges of construction and operations.

Born in the Field. Made in America.

Your people and job sites are valuable and deserve protection. We know contractors are challenged with balancing productivity, quality and safety to ensure injury-free and risk-free work zones. We believe your team deserves more. More protection, easier installs. We believe your bottom line deserves more. More productivity, more profit.

Our products were designed and engineered with feedback from construction industry experts to increase efficiency, stop waste, improve safety, reduce project costs, and generate a quick and long-lasting return on investment.

Safety Rail Cart & Kit

Hilmerson Safety Rail System™

Minimal components. Quick and easy installs. Self contained kits. Easily stack, store, and transport. Reuse & re-rent for 15+ years.

Hilmerson Safety barrier fence for construction

Hilmerson Barrier Fence System™

Drop-in anchors eliminate recurring damage. Always mounts to same spot. No climbing foothold. Reuse & re-rent for 15+ years.

Temporary fence from Hilmerson Safety

Hilmerson Free-Standing Construction Fencing System™

Stable & heavy-duty. Remains straight & vertical. Professional appearance. Fast installs. Reuse & re-rent for 15+ years.

Construction Safety Projects

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See how our customers have improved safety and their bottom line with the Hilmerson Safety Rail System™

What Our Clients Say About Hilmerson Safety®

“We have been using the Hilmerson Safety Rail System™ for the past several months and it is doing amazing. We enjoy the options that the system has to offer and also enjoy the cart that everything can fit in.”

ERIC GUFFEY, SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER, MESSER CONSTRUCTION CO, - NASHVILLE, TN

“We were able to install, maintain and remove the Hilmerson Safety Rail System™ for about 60% less labor than our traditional handrail. Our biggest benefit is the low maintenance.”

SUPERINTENDENT, MORTENSON

“Our construction fence panels are holding up nicely, especially with our fabric screen installed on them!  We’ve had two “monsoons” come through this spring in Chicago. One was literally a tropical storm that made its way up from the southern states that almost tipped over our portable restrooms and possibly bent our gate. However, the panels didn’t seem to flinch at all.”

JONATHAN, SITE SUPERVISOR

“We love the guardrails and gate Hilmerson installed for us. We can’t say enough about Hilmerson’s hard work and perseverance for perfection!”

ODALYS IBARRA CTE • MANAGER OF CORPORATE SAFETY, LIZ CLAIBORNE, INC.

“We’ve used the Hilmerson Safety Rail System™ on 2 jobs now and I love it!  Fast and Easy install”

BRIAN MCPHERSON, SUPERINTENDENT RYAN COMPANIES

“Anytime we need expert assistance, they respond immediately. Hilmerson’s staff is professional and knowledgeable.”

DIANE ERPELDING • RISK MANAGER / SAFETY OFFICER, ITASCA COUNTY, MINNESOTA

“Commercial contractors – If you haven’t heard about this product, you need to. Time saving, waste reducing and looks sharp. Debra Hilmerson is a total spitfire and I am looking forward to watching this company blow up. This is ‘find a need, fill a need’ in action.”

KRISTINA MAHLER, PARTNERSHIP DIRECTOR - BUILDWITT MEDIA GROUP

“The system is easy to mobilize, easy to install, easy to break down.”

DPR SAFETY MANAGER, DALLAS, TX

“The Hilmerson Safety Rail System™ has been absolutely convenient for our project. With the speed of installation and durability of the product we could not ask for more. I hope to never again see the old wood rail system on my sites. The old saying in construction has always been “Never trust a guardrail…”, Well, this system has our site in full trust –  it will hold up through the construction activities of our site.”

SAFETY MANAGER, MORTENSON

“We found that we can quickly do an inspection to see if they are installed properly. And our crews were immediately more productive since they spent less time fixing and adjusting guard rails.”

TAYLOR GUNKEL, SUPERINTENDENT & DESIGN PHASE MANAGER, MORTENSON

“We purchased this product to use for the next 15 years or longer, and we are easily recouping our investment. I’ve never thrown away a piece of Hilmerson railing. It leaves the job in the same condition as it shows up. We just pick it up and store it on the cart. That’s very unique because every other piece of durable equipment on our job sites requires ongoing maintenance. Having the Hilmerson Safety Rail System in our inventory has definitely changed the way I plan and budget jobs.”

TAYLOR GUNKEL, SUPERINTENDENT & DESIGN PHASE MANAGER, MORTENSON

“The rails are great. The sustainable reuse has allowed for these to pay for themselves.”

LEED GREEN ASSOCIATE, PROJECT MANAGER, HEALTHCARE

“Hilmerson Safety Rails are robust and we get fewer questions about how the system should be installed and used,” says Bune. “We never have to put a tape measure to them because they are at OSHA-compliant height. Because they are galvanized, they don’t rust and they hold up to repeated uses. With the weighted bases, we don’t have to patch holes afterward. And when we’re done, they’re easy to load onto the cart.”

BEAU BUNE, MORTENSON SAFETY MANAGER

“The guardrails worked perfectly for what we purchased them for.  Thank you so much for the great service and follow-up”.

ERIC GRESHAM, GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT - WHITING - TURNER

“The Hilmerson Safety Rail System™ is a hit!  We had OSHA onsite for an onsite safety consultation and even they loved them!”

PROJECT SUPERINTENDENT, LIFETIME CONSTRUCTION

“The Hilmerson Safety Rail System™ is a phenomenal product by the way, we couldn’t be happier!”

TYLER SNELL, SR. SAFETY SPECIALIST, JE DUNN. DENVER, CO.

“We started using the Hilmerson Safety Rail System™ early in the project and was glad to do so. It saved our field force a lot of time and energy. These galvanized steel guardrails have virtually no maintenance vs using a wood rail system which helped reduce a lot of rework and constantly going back to adjust or move them. Super easy, light weight system and looks very professional! Thank you for changing the game when it comes to permanent or temporary guardrail systems.”

BENJAMIN WATSON • SAFETY ENGINEER, MORTENSON

“Love it! Simple to use. Learning curve is minimal. We want more!”

SITE SAFETY MANAGER, MCCARTHY

“I can honestly say, your Hilmerson Safety Rail System™ has already saved us substantial time and money while keeping our workers safe. Thank you!”

SONNY KAMPER, DIRECTOR OF SITE WORK & UTILITIES, L. KEELEY CONSTRUCTION

“The Hilmerson Safety Rail System™ is far superior to wood railings: installs quicker, zero material waste, zero time spent on maintenance. Most importantly, our subcontractors report they feel safer working around a stout metal guardrail system vs wood.”

SUPERINTENDENT, MORTENSON

“The Hilmerson Safety Rail System™ alleviates human error during the installation process. Very simple to use: two bases, two pins, and rails. The product design makes it easier to train new users and increases production on projects. Foreman will spend less time with building guardrails and increase man power in other areas.  Compared to other systems your system is a cut above the rest – especially with the cart station which adds value to keep things organized on the job-site.”

RUSSELL SADLER, MESSER SAFETY

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Hilmerson Safety® is dedicated to providing our customers innovative and lean American made products that provide common-sense solutions for the construction industry.

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25 Years of Safety Experience

Hilmerson Safety® has leveraged more than two decades of construction safety experience to develop innovative leading edge and perimeter control products for construction that make sense.

About Hilmerson

Reusable

Lean, Durable, Reusable

Our safety rail and fence systems support 5S methodology and lean initiatives by saving significant labor hours while reducing material waste on your projects.

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American Made

Built For Construction

Our innovative products were purposefully built for the unique challenges of construction safety & operations and are fully engineered, OSHA compliant, lean, and American made.

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