Historically, flooding has not been a concern for the residents of Frederick, Maryland. One uncharacteristically torrential rainstorm in 2015 changed that for good. The sudden influx of water caused storm drains throughout the city to back up and overflow into the streets. Floodwater rose to dangerous levels in a matter of hours and quickly began to make its way into homes and businesses, including the YMCA of Frederick County.
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In the summer of 2017, Cummings Ag, a North Dakota bean and seed processor, realized that the frequently used ladder system in its facility needed an upgrade to keep up with industry standards. With future OSHA inspections on the horizon and the safety of employees in mind, leadership at Cummings Ag decided to make the needed improvements.
Located along the shores of the mighty Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, lies the luxury high-rise known as Plaza Towers. It is owned by Eenhoorn, a national property management company that uses the building as its corporate office (it also houses a Marriott hotel and a variety of apartments and condominiums). In recent years, Plaza Towers has struggled with flooding from the nearby Grand River.
The new EdgeSafe™ Smart Gate from PS Industries™ Incorporated is revolutionizing how industrial facilities are guarding machines and controlling in-facility pedestrian traffic.
PS Flood Barriers™, a division of PS Industries™ Incorporated, recently added a new HydroDefense™ Flood Plank Wall System (FP-535) to its line of flood protection barriers.
As the company has evolved from being a manufacturer of high-quality industrial doors to one that also produces safety/fall-protection products and flood barriers, it now has a name that reflects its wide breadth of product offerings.
When Acensium, a respected engineering firm known for its design and 3D scanning expertise in material handling and project oversight for the power industry, was asked by its customer to help upgrade some doors in its coal plant, it joined forces with PS Access Solutions™. Together, these two companies ended up building a door like no other.
Falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for those who work with ladders, whether they work in construction, manufacturing or any other industry where height can be an occupational hazard. As a result, significant research has been done on the subject of ladder safety and specifically on the topic of vertical versus horizontal handholds.
It can be a big job to replace the doors in your industrial or commercial facility. When you let the experts at PS Access Solutions audit the doors in your plant, you come away with a comprehensive Door Replacement Plan (DRP) developed to replace inferior models with solid, rugged, proven doors that are made to last.