Guard Rails Protect Against Forklift Damage

Guard Rails Protect Equipment from Damage

Our Guard Rails are designed and engineered to help protect your people, equipment and assets from forklift accidents. This system meets the industry standards of withstanding the impact of a 10,000-lb. forklift moving at 4 mph. Independent certified testing is available upon request.

Guard Rails can help improve manufacturing and warehouse safety by preventing forklift accidents.  They can be used to protect workers, contractors, visitors, equipment, buildings, stairs, loading docks, conveyors, inventory, shelving and racks. This system can also be used to define traffic and production areas.

Simple to Order and Install

Guard Rails are in stock and ready to ship. Kits include Posts, Hangers, Rail Sections and anchoring hardware. Stocked Rail Section lengths are 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 foot lengths. Standard finish is durable safety yellow powder coat, and custom lengths and colors are also available with a lead-time.

Cost Less than Damaged Equipment 

Brightly colored Guard Rails used to protect your equipment and assets can help warn and direct forklift operators. If a forklift accidents happens in these environments, Guard Rails are more economical to replace than equipment, walls or the forklift.

 

Guard Rails with Single Rail Section

Single Guard Rail System

Guard Rails Post
Simple to Install

Our Guard Rails are easy to install without any cutting, fabrication or welding. Anchors are provided to help ensure that your Rail Posts install quickly. We can provide a layout for any configuration requiring straight runs and runs with inside and outside corners.

Guard Rails Hanger
Rail Hangers Don't Require Tools

Rail Sections attach to posts using special Rail Hangers that require no tools. Rail Sections can be quickly removed to service machinery and equipment. All hardware is provided with every shipment to help ensure that your Guard Rails install quickly.

Single or Double Rail Sections

Guard Rails can be either 17” single rail or 43” double high Rail Sections. The Special Rail Sections Hangers allows workers to quickly remove, change or add Rail Sections to fit your project requirements. Bottom of lower Rail Section is 2” above floor.

Guard Rails Specifications
  • Rail Sections: 14-gauge high strength formed steel
  • Rail Hanger: 11-gauge high strength steel
  • Post: 5” x 5” x 3/16” steel tube
  • Baseplate: 10” x 10” x 3/8” plate steel
  • Finish: Durable yellow powder coat
  • Anchors: Included for substrate
Applications:
  • Loading Docks
  • Shipping Pits
  • Racks and Shelving
  • Inventory
  • Work Areas
  • Conveyors

 

 

  • Warehouse Safety
  • Machinery
  • Walls
  • Stairways and Ladders
  • Pipe Racks
  • Processing Equipment
Safety Handrail vs. Guard Rails

OSHA has some strict standards for systems and products that are used as fall protection. Our Guard Rails are designed to help protect equipment and assets from forklift damage, and not to be used as a fall protection system. Our Freestanding and Attached Safety Handrail Systems are OSHA compliant fall protection systems.

Track Guards

Heavy-duty steel Track Guards protect loading dock and warehouse overhead door tracks. They are engineered to absorb the impacts created by forklift accidents, preventing operation problems and costly door repairs.

Track Guards have a wrap-around design that protects the front and sides of overhead door tracks. They are either 36” or 46” in height, have durable yellow powder coat finish and are in stock ready to ship.

Aisle Guard Rails

This System protects your equipment and assets by absorbing the impact of a forklift or other moving vehicles. They are perfect solution when an economical physical barrier is required.

Aisle Guard Rails are one-piece steel with angled design to deflect and prevent damage. They are available in 36”, 42” and 48” lengths, have durable yellow powder coat finish and are in stock ready to ship.

Rack Guards

Heavy-duty steel Rack Guards protect your racks by absorbing the impact caused by a forklift accidents. This system is an economical solution where a physical barrier is required.

Rack Guards have a triangle design that prevents damage to the front and sides of pallet rack legs. They are either 12” or 24” in height, have durable yellow powder coat finish and are in stock ready to ship.