Mobile Edge Protection- Contemporary Anti-Fall Protectionby Aritra Agarwal Marketing Manger
At any construction site, the very first and vital requirement from a safety point of view is to edge protection or anti-fall protection. It becomes crucial when the activity is going on height. However, it is a general misconception that the edge protection is only applicable in the case of working on height; it is equally important when there is a deep excavation for the foundation work.
But our focus here is about the anti-fall protection for working on height. The workforce working on height is your asset, and its security is your responsibility. Also, if the construction site is beside the road, then it becomes mandatory to prevent any material and their pieces to fall from the height to on the ground. Mobile edge protection is the best option you can adopt to address these problems.
Why you need edge protection
There are several guidelines for safe working at height. It includes the proper PPE and the anchor rope and support, which can prevent the people from working on the height from falling. But the edge protection gives the complete solution as it stops working people as well as the material from falling on the ground. It is an essential requirement along with all other guidelines of safety for working on the height.
When You Need Edge Protection
It is very clear from the term itself that it protect the people working on the site and the material from falling at the edge. It can be used in two site conditions.
1. When the working platform is at height.
2. When there is a deep excavated area, especially in the building of a multistoried basement.
Choose the Best Suitable Edge Protection
There are several ways of edge protection, but mobile edge protection is the best among all. Here is some best way to provide anti-fall protection to your site to avoid any untoward incidents.
1. Roof Fencing-
It is the most basic way to adopt the edge protection. It comes with an iron member, hollow or solid section, fabricated with a combination of vertical and horizontal members. But if you keep as it is, it will act as anti-fall protection for people only. To make it work as anti-fall protection for material, also you need to fix iron net or hessian cloths, which prevent even a small piece of equipment from falling outside.
2. Mobile edge protection-
It is one of the contemporary ways to provide anti-fall protection. By adopting mobile edge protection, you can use it in the particular where you are working on the height. There is no need to provide the edge protection on all around the roof edge of the building; just keep it where you are working.
The best about mobile edge protection is that it takes supports from the ground or through the rope, which comes with the anchoring point facilities, which provides you with complete safety.
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