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Protecting Public Safety During Construction

Friday August 10th, 2018

It’s no accident that “Safety and Accountability” is one of Modu-Loc’s core values. We strongly support, encourage, and promote safety on all job sites – especially those that are in close proximity to the public. Steps should be taken to optimize safety on construction sites near schools, public parks, and pedestrian walkways. Modu-Loc has a number of safety products that can be implemented in many situations to improve the safety of your site.

Delineators with Metal Boots

Delineators are high-visibility orange posts that can be used as a visual deterrent. We use metal boots to attach delineators to Modu-Loc bases along the fence line. This helps to reduce tripping hazards, improve visibility of the fence line, and expand the barrier between live construction sites and the public. We recommend using delineators when fence is going up around a parking lot, as their reflective tape helps make the fence line visible at night.

Ideal Applications:

  • Parking lots
  • Pedestrian walkways/sidewalks

Delineators with Rubber Bases

These delineators are fixed to a black weighted rubber base rather than a metal boot. They perform the same functions as delineators with metal boots (i.e. deterring pedestrian traffic, enhancing visibility), but are easily portable if required. Because they function as a stand-alone item, they can be used to demarcate a safety hazard – such as a spill or a curb. Additionally, rope or caution tape can be threaded through the top handles to quickly create a temporary, high-visibility barrier that can be moved throughout the site with ease. You can use delineators with rubber bases in conjunction with types of fence that cannot accommodate the metal boot-style delineator, such as silver pedestrian barricade.

Ideal Applications:

  • Call attention to safety hazards
  • Create simple, short-term barriers

 

 

Safety Cones

Modu-Loc traffic cones are made of durable but flexible PVC, and have high-intensity reflective tape and a black, weighted base for stability. You can use safety cones to visually demarcate a safety hazard, such as spill, a sudden change in elevation, or an obstacle in a parking lot. Alternatively, use safety cones with our cone bars to create temporary barriers for vehicles or pedestrians.

Ideal Applications:

  • Indoor uses
  • Parking lots
  • Pedestrian walkways/sidewalks
  • Create short-term barriers

Cone Bars

Lightweight and convenient, cone bars loop over the top of safety cones for easy set-up. Great for a variety of applications, cone bars allow you to quickly create a temporary barrier that is easily transported. Use them to temporarily block off reserved parking spots, isolate construction equipment, or confine indoor areas undergoing minor renovations.

Ideal Applications:

  • Indoor uses
  • Parking lots
  • Pedestrian walkways/sidewalks
  • Create short-term barriers

Safety Ramps

Our high-visibility safety ramps slide onto fence bases to provide a smooth transition for wheeled equipment, and to help reduce pedestrian tripping hazards. Safety ramps are ideal for a wide variety of applications, but are especially recommended for fence located near areas of high pedestrian traffic. They help ensure the accessibility of a site as they allow wheelchairs and motorized scooters to glide over fence bases.

Ideal Applications:

  • Pedestrian walkways/sidewalks
  • Schools
  • Indoor uses

Debris Netting

Modu-Loc’s debris netting is versatile, as it can be hung horizontally or vertically and may be cut to length without running. Debris netting helps protect the safety of the public by containing dust and debris on active construction sites. It also improves site privacy and security.

Ideal Applications:

  • High wind scenarios
  • Residential areas
  • Parking lots
  • Pedestrian walkways/sidewalks
  • Schools

 

These safety products are convenient solutions you can implement on your site to help protect members of the public. Many of these products can be used in tandem to achieve optimal safety. If you’re not sure which safety solutions would be best for your site, speak with your local Modu-Loc sales representative or contact us here.

We’re here to answer any questions you may have.

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