Guard rails play a major role in ensuring safety in your warehouse, protecting both personnel and materials. However, at Carolina Material Handling Inc., we’ve come across quite a few misconceptions about heavy-duty warehouse safety guard rail implementation and worth, so we wanted to take some time to address a few of the most pressing concerns our clients often have. Let’s take a closer look.
The Concern: Installing a heavy-duty warehouse safety guard rail is an unnecessary expense.
The Truth: Investing in proper safety guard rails is an investment in the protection of your staff and valuable assets. Accidents can lead to costly downtime, product damage, or even bodily harm, which no one wants to deal with. Heavy-duty warehouse safety guard rails help prevent incidents, making them a cost-effective investment in the grand scheme of your warehouse operations.
The Concern: Guard rails are difficult to install.
The Truth: While this may have been true in the past, modern heavy-duty warehouse safety guard rail systems are designed to be easily installed. If you source your guard rails from us, we can also handle the installation process for you.
The Concern: All guard rails are the same.
The Truth: Despite what you may have heard, guard rails are not one-size-fits-all. There are a number of things you’ll need to consider when you select your guard rail system, and our customization options allow you to get the perfect fit for your facility’s needs and layout.
The Concern: Guard rails will slow my workplace efficiency.
The Truth: With proper consideration and placement, your heavy-duty warehouse safety guard rail system will be an asset to your workflow, not a hindrance. For example, strategically placing them around high-risk areas can help you create pathways that improve traffic flow and lower the chances of disruptive collisions.