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Are You Ready for MASH Barrier Testing Requirements?

The first crash testing standards were published in 1962 in Highway Research Circular 482. The guidelines were then updated in a series of NCHRP Reports until 2009 when the first Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware (MASH) standards were published by the American Association of Highway and Transportation Officials. MASH includes the latest standards for all …

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Plastic vs Metal Barricades: Which is Best For Schools?

At OTW, we specialize in designing, manufacturing, and customizing plastic barricades for numerous businesses and events. And we think that plastic barricades provide a great deal of value for those who choose to invest in them. School administrators in particular can benefit from purchasing plastic barricades for general usage and for use during special events. …

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Understanding Airport Barricade Regulations As a Contractor

When you’re a contractor on a project that involves working near active aircraft, it’s your responsibility to understand airport barricade regulations. Airport safety barricades are essential to mark off areas that are closed to flight operations. Within the areas under the authority of air traffic control (ATC), airport low profile barricades are generally required to …

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The Top Uses for Parking Lot Barriers at School Events

Schools often host a large number of events that attract outside visitors. Parking lot barriers can be useful a useful addition during these events, helping to facilitate traffic flow and prevent accidents from occurring on school grounds. Some administrators also use parking lot barricades on a day-to-day basis, managing access and more. Here, we’ll list …

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5 Questions To Ask Before Purchasing School Barricades for Your Next Event

Barricades designed for use at schools can serve a wide variety of purposes. That’s partially because different school administrators have different needs for them. Principals planning events at elementary schools have different priorities than athletic directors planning sporting events at major universities, for instance. At OTW, we work closely with school administrators all the time …

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How Portable Barricades Can Improve Operations at Universities

Universities regularly host a wide range of different events and gatherings on their grounds. From football games to job fairs, college campuses are diverse, vibrant places with a lot going on. Portable barricades at universities can improve how administrators set up and organize extracurricular activities. Here we’ll take a look at a few ways that …

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OTW Barricades at the Living Traditions Festival in Salt Lake City

The diversity of Salt Lake City was celebrated again this year at the Living Traditions Festival. The festival, held annually at Library Square, has been drawing performers, cooks, and craftspeople for over thirty years. The free event is organized and hosted by the Salt Lake City Arts Council and this year over 70 different cultural …

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