A safety barrier is an obstacle, structure or fence that prevents movement or restricts access to a potentially dangerous or restricted. Safety barriers can be fixed or temporary dependent on the environment or application.
Safety in the workplace is paramount and must be at the forefront of every employees mind. Ensuring the environment and the people in it are safe is the responsibility of everyone. A barriers main function is to prevent accidents and safeguard people. They are also essential in the compliance of health and safety law, regulation and legislation.
There are many different types of barriers on the market to choose from. They can be categorised into two major types permanently fixed or temporary and easily moved. Whatever the need, a good safety barrier must be visible (often brightly coloured) and give clear instruction.
Safety barriers are used in a wide range of safety and security applications. They provide protection for people in the workplace and everyday life.