The Perfect Fit: Choosing the Safety Gate That’s Right for You - Dakota Safety

The Perfect Fit: Choosing the Safety Gate That’s Right for You

ConstructionAndrew Miller

Choosing the proper safety gate to equip your facility can be tough if you're not sure what to look for. Here's a quick crash course (no pun intended).

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Safety Gates and When to Use Them - Dakota Safety

Safety Gates and When to Use Them

ConstructionAndrew Miller

In 2014, there were 4,679 worker deaths. That’s 13 people dying every day – mainly from falls. The unfortunate truth is these kinds of deaths are alarmingly common. The good news is they are also largely preventable with proper safety equipment. Previously, we covered many of the most common situations when fatal falls may occur, and in this article, we’ll discuss one of the best tools for preventing falls: safety gates.

It is important to remember that this is just a starting point to cover basic information. For more details about the rules and regulations surrounding proper safety gate usage, please refer to the official OSHA website.