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The History of Plastic Safety Barriers

Through the years, safety barriers have been used to facilitate event planning, to protect roadside construction crews, and to ensure airport runway safety, but the history of these barriers goes back farther than you might think — perhaps the earliest use of modern safety barriers occurred in Belgium in September 1864. Faced with the impending …

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5 of the Most Common Uses for Pedestrian Barricades

It’s difficult to name the #1 most common use for pedestrian barricades. Why? Simply because so many different organizations use pedestrian barricades for so many different reasons. Construction companies, event promoters, elementary schools, high schools, colleges, go-kart courses, military bases, and police departments all may make use of pedestrian barricades for everyday reasons or for …

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4 Police Barricade Options for Road Closures and Limiting Access

First and foremost, roadside barricades are meant to keep people safe. This includes construction crews, pedestrians, motorists, and, in some instances, law enforcement officers. Police officers may find themselves in situations where they need to use temporary barriers to close roads or limit access to the public. In such moments, it’s important for police departments …

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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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