Fall Protection Systems leads the industry in providing rigid trolley rail style fall protection systems for rail car applications. These systems are the most popular rail coverage systems on the market and widely recognized as the current standard of the industry as no other system delivers a safer fall arrest.
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Our site survey technicians are long term employees intimately familiar with the railroad specs, and they also take the time to learn everything they can absorb about your industry as well. We understand the emphasis our customers must place on load out time windows and shuttle train schedules. We are very familiar with hatch opening procedures, car cleaning and prepping procedures, car moving methods and procedures, and loading procedures. We have equipped facilities which load a rail car in two hours, as well as facilities that load rail cars in less than three minutes. We understand and comply with chemical plant site evacuation procedures, local safety rules and personal protective equipment requirements.
Fall Protection Systems has always worked closely with all the major North American railroad companies as we developed our state of the art fall protection systems. Most major railroads also have our systems in their own locomotive repair facilities as well, as do most North American railroad car repair facilities. Our relationship with the railroad companies is unparalleled in the fall protection industry, a factor which has helped us with many projects for our mutual customers.
The railroad industry is a heavily regulated industry, following nationally mandated Federal Railroad Administration guidelines which were established to create uniform practices and procedures among the various railroads. Today, with traffic routed freely around the entire national railroad system, railroads regularly follow the uniform national guidelines. Fall Protection Systems has a comprehensive understanding of the FRA guidelines, and our installations are carefully monitored by our knowledgeable staff of engineering experts.