Are Hole Covers Worth Having On The Jobsite?
Are PVC hole covers worth it on the job site? After all, they can be expensive, and some are a hassle to install. But the truth is, they are essential for construction sites. It’s the law that you use them in your workplace or
OSHA Is Clear: Floor Covers Are Essential
According to OSHA Standard 1926.501(b)(4)(ii),
“Each employee on a walking/working surface shall be protected from tripping in or stepping into or through holes by covers.”
Equipping your workplace with the proper protections keeps your operations OSHA-compliant.
You Should Even Shield Smaller Gaps With Floor Covers
OSHA defines a floor hole as any gap larger than 2 inches wide on any walking surface and working surface. Even small openings such as these can be a serious trip hazard. In addition, OSHA requires that every floor hole guar must be able to withstand at least twice the weight of personnel, materials, and equipment that is imposed upon it at any time.
Protect Your Employees & Your Business
Protective shields help keep the job site safe. Nobody wants anyone to trip over a small opening or fall into a larger one, getting seriously injured. Hole covers provide a barrier that helps prevent accidents, keep your employees safe on the job, and help you avoid costly workers’ compensation claims or injury-related lawsuits.
Long-Lasting, Durable Protection
Made from PVC, SmartGuard protective products are long-lasting and durable. They are reusable from the job site to the job site, but when the time comes, they are also recyclable, lessening your business’s impact.
Our Products Are Made In The USA
Our SmartGuard products are made in the USA, meaning they are of the highest quality. Plus, you don’t have to worry about cumbersome international shipping delays—- your order will not get stuck on a cargo ship waiting to be unloaded or to clear customs.
Take A Look At Available Floor Covers
2″ Floor Hole Cover With Or Without Gasket
4″ Floor Hole Cover With Or Without Gasket
6″ Floor Hole Cover With Or Without Gasket
8″ Floor Hole Cover With Gasket
Make The SmartGuard Choice For Your Business
If you’re thinking about cutting corners on your floor protection during your next construction project, think again. Purchasing OSHA-compliant products is worth it for the safety and peace of mind they provide. SmartGuard hole covers are an essential part of any construction site. We also offer electrical panel products, switch covers, and other items to keep everyone safe on the job. Protect your employees and your business by ordering your SmartGuard products today.