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How Organizations Can Prepare to Reopen During & After COVID-19

At OTW Safety, protecting the well-being of our partners and their patrons has always been our number one concern. Keeping people safe during the COVID-19 pandemic is a much different challenge than what any of us are accustomed to, and requires small businesses and public organizations alike to adopt new measures to ensure current safety …

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Barricades can be an ideal way to promote safe social distancing and crowd control during COVID-19.

OTW Safety at Night on Commonwealth

Summer is event season at OTW Safety. Just down the street from our offices at Night on Commonwealth there were live local bands, beat boy dancers, artists selling their wares, food trucks and of course, a bar with wine, beer, and Dented Brick Distillery cocktails! Our colorful crowd barricades and signage were put to good …

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OTW Safety at the Petzl Di’namik Bouldering Contest

Every year, outdoor enthusiasts descend on Salt Lake City to sample all the industry’s latest gear. This ocean of puffy jackets, beards, and beanies provides the perfect backdrop for some friendly (and very intense) competition — the Petzl Di’namik Bouldering Championship. This year’s competition, featuring some of the best climbers in the world, proved to …

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A Stampede Caused by Metal Barricades

According to an article published by The Commercial Appeal back in May, crowds on Beale Street in Memphis mistook crashing metal barricades for gunshots and started fleeing in all directions. Hundreds of people ran toward the exits, two were arrested, and others ended up in the hospital. Beale Street is a historic district in downtown …

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