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Kicking Off National Work Zone Awareness Week: Drive Safe. Work Safe. Save Lives

OTW is proud to be participating in this years’ National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW). It will be observed from April 26th through the 30th with this year’s theme of “Drive Safe. Work Safe. Save Lives.” What is new this year? This year’s national kickoff event is scheduled for tomorrow, April 27th in Michigan, sponsored …

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You Asked. We Innovated. Announcing Our New Vehicle and Pedestrian Gate Adapter Kit.

Events and worksites are not static spaces— there are constantly moving parts. Whether it is a concert or a construction area, no one has time to be moving barricades every time a person or vehicle needs to exit or enter an area of the site. However, simply leaving gaps in barricades is not a safe …

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OTW Full perimeter Solution, the vehicle gate adapter kit

Reopening Schools Safely: Getting Students Back Into Classrooms With R-Zero’s Arc UV-C Disinfection

Reopening schools safely requires a strong plan of action. Our new R-zero Arc UVC light tower will be your number one tool to making it happen safely. Getting Students Back Into Classrooms With R-Zero’s Arc UV-C Disinfection We all feel the strain of the current pandemic crisis, which has had many effects on our day-to-day …

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7 Tried & True School Fundraising Ideas

As long as schools have existed, so has the need to fund them. In more recent times, this has been accomplished through school fundraisers. While new ways of raising money come up all the time, some utilizing social media and new technology, we are going to focus on some tried-and-true school fundraising ideas communities can …

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Alternatives to Steel Barricades at Events

Barriers, barricades, and temporary fences are all crucial to organizations looking to hold large-scale events. Whether you’re planning an outdoor concert or a local college basketball game, it’s important to utilize crowd-control strategies to ensure the safety of everyone at the event. In the past, many organizations used steel barricades at large events, but these …

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How to Select a Portable Barricade for Crowd Control Purposes

There are many different types of portable barricades for crowd control available on the market today. With options made from steel, aluminum, wood, and plastic, the right choice may not be immediately obvious beyond narrowing to the two most popular — metal and plastic. Of course, when it comes to the safety and security of …

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branded blue portable barricade at an outdoor event

Traffic Control Devices: 4 Safety Facts About Plastic Barriers

Traffic control devices come in all shapes and sizes. From simple traffic signs to long formations of longitudinal channelizing devices (LCDs), all of these items play important roles in protecting both motorists and construction crews along roadsides. At OTW Safety, we specialize in manufacturing safety equipment like plastic barriers, which are often essential products for …

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traffic control devices are especially important while driving at night

How Are OTW Safety Barricades & Equipment Tested for Extreme Conditions?

At OTW Safety, our mission is to manufacture and deliver high-quality safety products that can withstand even the harshest conditions. We have years of experience creating durable and dependable barriers and barricades for a wide variety of uses. We go to great lengths to ensure that every product we produce meets or even exceeds the …

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How to Get the Best Price for the Highest Quality Barricades

High quality barricades are essential for ensuring safety measures are met for airports, construction, events, crowd control and security. At the same time, no one wants to pay more for a product or service than they should. However, balancing the budget while purchasing important safety equipment –– like barricades –– can sometimes prove difficult. No …

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