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Why Hollywood Can’t Get Railing Right

As part of a film or television program’s pre-production, “location scouts” are tasked with finding a suitable place or “location” outside of a studio that meets the scenery requirements of a particular scene. As part of that process, the location scout is concerned with the overall aesthetic, cost, and practical logistics of the location — […]

4 Signs You Should Invest In a Guard Railing

The residential and commercial building codes (IRC and IBC, respectively) have specific definitions and requirements for guards (guardrails). Interesting point of trivia: the I-codes (IBC and IRC) do not refer to guard railing as that term is commonly used for the railings you find on the side of a highway. Guard is what they define since a […]

PanelGrip® Fits Perfectly in Airport Terminals

Dry Glaze Railing Solution Speeds Installation at World’s Busiest Airport Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in Atlanta is the busiest passenger airport terminals in the world, with 2,500 arrivals and departures and serving an astounding 250,000 passengers daily. So when Stainless Fabricators Inc. won the bid to install railings at the facility’s brand new international terminal, it represented […]

Balconies Are Not Playpens

I get google alerts regarding balcony falls. This is one I got this week. Toddler survives fall from third-story balcony Fortunately, this incident did not have a tragic ending. The toddler was uninjured. In the news story, it notes that the toddler was unsupervised and had climbed a chair. This is in line with most […]

O Canada

Recently, I spent a week in Toronto doing “Lunch and Learns” at architectural firms. I’ve been doing this for years in the U.S. – primarily on the building codes as they apply to handrail and guards. However, the International Building Codes don’t apply to our northern neighbors which meant I needed to learn about the […]

Railing Definitions — Guard, Handrail, Guardrail?

Railing is a term that gets tossed around a lot but do you understand that there are different types of railings? Let’s take a look at railing definitions. Wagner’s been involved with railings since the beginning. Julius Wagner was making railings as far back as 1850. However, railing definitions have changed over the years. Most […]

New Lumenrail Brochure

View or download the newest Lumenrail Brochure from Wagner. Common areas and pedestrian walkways have specific lighting requirements to ensure safe navigation and access in dark or low-light conditions. These same walkways also require the use of handrails to protect, guide and assist pedestrians on ramps, landings, stairs and balconies. Lumenrail® combines these lighting and […]

What is the Facade Inspection Safety Program?

The Facade Inspection Safety Program (FISP) – previously known as Local Law 11 – relates to buildings in New York City. It requires that owners of buildings with six or more stories above grade have their exterior walls and appurtenances inspected periodically – as set forth by the commissioner – but at least once every […]

Why There Are No Handrails in “Star Wars”?

As I go around the country and do presentations on building codes relating to railing, I show some photos at the end indicative of my critiques of railings I see in the world and on film/tv. For instance, I display this photo: Clearly, the Death Star is beyond the reach of OSHA since there is […]

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