Three Reasons to Use Guardrails in Your Facility - S.W. Betz

Three Reasons to Use Guardrails in Your Facility
When looking for ways to improve safety and usability, guardrails and security barriers are great options.

Keeping yourself, your employees, and your equipment safe should always be one of your top priorities as you design and update your facilities. When looking for ways to improve safety and usability, guardrails and security barriers are great options. While easy to install, these barriers can enhance your facility significantly. Today we’ll walk you through three of the top benefits of adding guardrails.

Improved Staff Awareness

As the day drags on your staff begin to get tired, particularly in positions with high levels of manual work and tediousness. As this exhaustion sets in them, they become more prone to mistakes and accidents. This can lead to a wide variety of disasters including failure to hear oncoming equipment and alarms. Having safety barriers in place can help create a visual signal that they need to be aware of their surroundings. Additionally, safety barriers ensure that there are areas where they can walk safely without worry, this can help reduce the mental workload they face at the end of the day.

Policy Compliance

Most companies have specific security policies that help ensure that their staff follows procedure. Not only does this protect employees from injury, but it helps ensure that businesses are secure in case of accidents resulting in legal battles. Adding barriers and including them in your policies can help increase your coverage and your safety.

Protect Vehicles

Your company’s vehicular fleet can be delicate and costly. While they aren’t as easily damaged as some things, when damage occurs it can result in expensive repairs. Having barriers in place can help eliminate unnecessary risks and keep the operators vigilant. Barriers can help prevent vehicles from running into walls and those in the vicinity avoiding significant amounts of damage and injury to everyone around.

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