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Working From Height: 3 Ways to Engineer Out the Hazard

For contractors, providing a workplace free of danger while working at height is a big responsibility, especially since we know falls continue to be construction’s leading cause of death. OSHA requires fall protection provided at elevations of six feet in the construction industry to prevent workers from falling off overhead platforms, elevated work stations

By |2022-11-16T21:05:40+00:00November 16th, 2022|Hilmerson Safety Rail System™, News, PS Not BS|

Hilmerson Safety Is Granted a U.S. Patent For Its Multi-Use Stair/Slab Grabber

The company’s expanding portfolio of construction safety products is transforming how industry leaders do business Stair/Slab Grabber Hilmerson Safety is once again proving there are better ways to keep job sites safe, by announcing it has been granted a U.S. patent for its multi-use Stair/Slab Grabber. This is the eighth patent

By |2022-09-28T17:51:13+00:00September 12th, 2022|Hilmerson Safety Rail System™, News|

UH Hub – Hilmerson Safety Rail System™

Turner Construction wanted a robust, OSHA compliant guardrail system to protect workers and trade partners from falls from heights. They were looking for a simple, robust, construction-grade system™ that was easy to install, stack, store, ship and reuse on future projects. Deploying a reusable guardrail system vs. standard wasteful 2x4’s guardrails saves time, money & project

By |2022-09-28T18:52:25+00:00August 24th, 2022|Hilmerson Safety Rail System™, Projects|

Hilmerson Safety® Patents Guardrail Storage Platform

Improving the Efficiency of Leading-Edge Safety Methods in Construction  Mobile Guardrail Cart Patent The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded Hilmerson Safety® U.S. Patent D959,085 S for its guardrail storage platform, the foundational mechanism of the Hilmerson Safety Rail System™ kit. Granted on July 26, 2022, the patent recognizes the invention

By |2022-07-29T17:37:24+00:00July 29th, 2022|Hilmerson Safety Rail System™, News|

Fall Protection Guardrails – 7 Ways to Prevent Injury and Reduce Risk

The challenge for all contractors is to maintain a reasonable balance between productivity, quality and safety to ensure injury-free work zones. We know when more value is put on schedule and budget with greater emphasis on production, injuries are more likely to occur. Deploying an engineered guardrail system vs. the typical 2x4 guardrail system

By |2022-11-16T18:37:47+00:00June 23rd, 2022|Hilmerson Safety Rail System™, News, PS Not BS|

Safety Guardrails for Construction – 4 Factors to Consider Before You Buy

Light gauge safety guardrails are the old standard for construction fall protection. Particularly, the yellow-painted guardrail is often specified in projects. As safety professionals what we’ve learned during inspections over the years is light gauge painted rails are only dependable in the short-term. They often rust and erode within 5 years and can become

By |2022-11-16T19:13:14+00:00June 2nd, 2022|Hilmerson Safety Rail System™, News, PS Not BS|

New Modular Guardrail System Offers Construction-Grade™ Versatility

Got Fall Hazards? Find Yourself Needing Different Safety Rail Attachment Options to Protect Workers on Your Construction Sites? Leading edges, elevator shafts, excavations, trenches, parapet walls, retaining walls, roofs and access areas all pose different challenges. Or, are you still using 2 x 4’s, wire rope cable or traditional steel rails with single base

By |2022-11-16T18:38:40+00:00April 27th, 2022|Hilmerson Safety Rail System™, News, PS Not BS|

Should You Ride Out Fluctuating Lumber Prices?

Lumber price volatility may be impacting more than your P&L statement. As Debra Hilmerson writes in this Construction Executive article, higher costs are also indirectly tied to jobsite safety and the skilled labor shortage. This time, change is mandatory. “It’s pretty much guaranteed that unless contractors make changes, the big hits to their bottom

By |2022-04-21T14:58:08+00:00April 20th, 2022|Hilmerson Safety Rail System™, News|

Family Handyman spotlights Deb Hilmerson

The Eleven Percent: Meet Debra Hilmerson, Jobsite Safety Pro A 30-plus year construction industry veteran, Debra Hilmerson actively encourages women to consider careers in the trades, and often mentors upcoming construction safety industry leaders and entrepreneurs. So, she was honored when Family Handyman asked to include her in its “11 Percent” series, named for

By |2022-04-13T17:03:37+00:00April 12th, 2022|Hilmerson Safety Rail System™, News|

Lumber Prices Once Again Trending Higher

After dropping last fall, lumber prices are once again trending higher. Deb Hilmerson’s article in Construct America Magazine reveals strategies that will help protect your business against fluctuating lumber prices as well as material and labor shortages. “If you’re still using 2x4s for construction safety rails and leading-edge fall protection, and didn’t plan for

By |2022-04-06T19:16:36+00:00January 3rd, 2022|Hilmerson Safety Rail System™, News|

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