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Winter Sales Conference 2019

This week the Fall Protection Systems Sales team will be holding their annual Winter Sales Conference. During this semi annual event all of the outside territory representatives will be at the FPS headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri.

This year’s agenda includes three days of collaboration, safety training, and new product updates for the entire team. Stay tuned for updates on all the exciting plans for the upcoming year!

Should you have any immediate fall protection needs during this three day event please contact the sales department at

Western Territory Changes

Western territory changes are coming at the end of December.  Bob Hartmann is retiring from Fall Protection Systems after many years of valued service. Bob provided many customers with solutions for fall protection as well as excellent client management.  We wish Bob all the best in the future and him for his years of dedicated service.

In his place we have brought Chris Eberle on the team to take over the Western Territory (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Arizona, Nevada, and California). Chris is a sales professional with several years of industrial sales experience. He has been working with Bob to make sure that the transfer of account management goes smoothly and seamlessly. If you have not spoken with Chris yet, and are in need of fall protection in the west please contact him. You can reach Chris at 314-942-8795 or by email at


Happy New Year 2017

Happy New Year 2017

Thank you to all our customers and followers for a wonderful 2016.  The team at Fall Protection Systems has been hard at work planning for the upcoming year and is looking forward to keeping everyone safe in the workplace.  We wish you all a happy and healthy New Year 2017!

New Year New Fall Protection Territories

2017 New Fall Protection Territories

Looking ahead to 2017  FPS is pleased to announce new fall protection territories.  To maintain grown in the safety industry and bring our customers the very best customer service possible, we have aligned the territories for the coming year.  Here is a map of the recent changes:

Territory Map December 2016

2016 Holiday Schedule Fall Protection Systems

2016 Holiday Schedule Fall Protection Systems

Happy Holiday’s from FPS, here is the 2016 Holiday Schedule Fall Protection Systems.  Should you require any immediate assistance during the days the office is closed, please email this will be monitored by our fall protection experts.

The Fall Protection Systems office’s will be closed on the following days:

  • Friday 12/23/2016 through Friday 12/30/2016

We will be back to work on Monday 1/2/2017!  We thank everyone for a wonderful year, and are looking forward to continuing to work with you in the coming year.

OSHA Safety Conference – Oil & Gas

FPS at the Oil & Gas OSHA Safety Conference

We are dedicated to worker safety and making the best fall protection products available for workers.  To spread the word, we are exhibiting this year at the Oil & Gas OSHA Safety Conference in Houston, Texas today.  Visit our Gulf Territory representative Joey Bernal at booth 423.  He will be available to answer your fall arrest and fall safety questions as well as demonstrate our product capabilities.

Looking For More?

Fall Protection Systems offers full turnkey fall protection solutions.  This begins with a free onsite analysis of your facility.  Our fall protection experts will help to identify potential fall hazards and work with our in house engineering team to propose OSHA compliant solutions.  Our coverage doesn’t stop there!  We have dedicated installation teams that can quickly and efficiently erect your fall protection system after it is manufactured.

Working Together

Once an overhead rigid rail fall arrest system has been installed, we don’t go our separate ways.  Fall Protection Systems wants to remain your go to for workplace safety.  We have an …
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New Project Engineer at FPS

Fall Protection Systems Welcomes a New Project Engineer

Fall Protection Systems is pleased to welcome Jeff Sheridan to the team.  Jeff is a Project Engineer for FPS.  He will be overseeing the development, testing, and implementation of custom projects.  This role was added to the organization as our growth of custom applications continues to expand.

Jeff has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri.  He has worked with other companies such as Champion International and has over 30 years experience in project management.  Other industries of experience include paper, wood products, water & waste treatment, large aquariums & display fountains, and the steel industry.

As a St. Louis native, Jeff enjoys sports and cheering on the St. Louis Blues hockey team.  His family has also lived in Ohio, Florida, and Texas. Should you have any upcoming fall protection needs requiring custom fall protection solutions, it is likely that Jeff will be involved in the engineering of your system!

Ready to meet Jeff?  Get started on your fall protection system by contacting FPS and scheduling your free onsite analysis!

Mass Transit Fall Protection Specialist

FPS is Looking for a Mass Transit Fall Protection Specialist

The mass transit fall protection specialist will work as an inside sales representative from our sales office in Hazelwood, MO.  This position requires strong interpersonal skills and the ability to promote our company and solutions. The sales position is application based to mass transit and has national coverage.

This is a salaried full time position that provides health benefits, bonuses and a retirement program. The individual we seek should be creative, self-motivated, organized, and solution oriented. Experience in the mass transit industry is recommended.  Cold calling and prospecting is required.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Effectively communicate a consultative solutions oriented sales approach focusing on mass transit industry.
  2. Promote company products and relate them to fall protection needs of mass transit.
  3. Outbound Telephone Sales and Appointment Setting Cold Calls (70%-90% of time) as well as Follow up Calls daily.
  4. Answer and follow up on incoming calls as needed.
  5. Qualify sales leads for potential applications, email responses and solicitations, and generate     Site Survey appointments and budgetary quotes.
  6. Achieve annual goal for the …
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Fall Protection Systems 3rd Quarter 2016 Newsletter

Fall Protection Systems 3rd Quarter 2016 Newsletter

Check out the Fall Protection Systems 3rd Quarter 2016 Newsletter below!  If you have any questions please contact our fall protection experts here!


In This Issue

• Customer Testimonial

• Employee Spotlight

• Inspection Reminder

• Avoid Heat Exhaustion

• Product Spotlight

Customer Satisfaction

Customer Satisfaction is our number one priority at FPS.  In order to better serve you we are pleased to implement a customer satisfaction survey.  The information provided to us by our customers will ensure that we are addressing your needs.  Take the Survey »

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FPS has a Facebook page?  Be sure to “Like” us so you can stay up to date on all our recent news and products!

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Fall Protection at NDSC Safety Health Conference

NDSC Safety Health Expo 2016

This week our fall protection specialists are exhibiting at the 2016 NDSC Safety Health Expo in Bismark, North Dakota.  This is the perfect opportunity to learn more about our overhead rigid rail fall protection systems.  Gary and Dean are also available to set up a free onsite analysis of your facility.  This in depth analysis will allow our experts to help identify any fall hazards in your workplace or additional safety concerns.  They have state of the art technology available to record all of the necessary information for our in house engineering team to design the most cost effective solution for your workers!  If you can’t stop by the conference this week, be sure to fill out this form for your free onsite analysis.