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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 […]

May the Fourth Be With You

As we celebrate “Star Wars” day, I present to you one of my favorite railing photos. I’ve mentioned before how I tend to see railings everywhere — in particular in movies and television. This particular one makes me laugh for two reasons. First is that as an area not open to the general public, this […]

Tube and Pipe Flanges for Railings

Tube and pipe flanges from The Wagner Companies are produced in aluminum, steel, brass, muntz and stainless steel. They are supplied with different hole configurations and offered with or without set screws. They are stocked with a mill finish, however, special finishes and hole configurations can be provided upon special request. Wagner tube and pipe flanges […]

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 […]

New Traditional Style Wall Mount Handrail Brackets Now In Stock

We have taken one of our standard components and updated it dimensionally to meet current Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and International Building Code (IBC) requirements. This new design matches the one we have used for this style cast aluminum and stainless steel bracket. Until now, we have not had this design available for our […]

Handrail is What We do Best

Who is your “go-to” for handrail questions? April is National Inventor’s Month. We pride ourselves on our “inventiveness” and innovation is one of our core values. Interesting point though, when our new product team gets together, we somehow seem to find our way back to handrail. Whether it’s a post mounted handrail, wall mounted handrail, […]

Update to OSHA Requirements for Fall Protection

OSHA has updated their general requirements for Section 1910.29: Fall Protection Systems and Falling Object Protection — Criteria and Practices. The most significant change is noted in Section 1910.29(f)(2) which now notes “Finger clearance. The minimum clearance between handrail and any other object is 2.25 inches (5.7 cm).” This is in keeping with requirements of NFPA […]

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 […]

The NY Times Published An Article on “How to Walk On Hand Rails”

With all of our concerns about handrail climbing or being improperly installed, along comes the New York Times which publishes an article on How To Walk on Hand Rails. The article quotes Travis Graves, program director at American Parkour Academy, which “promotes the discipline of running, jumping, climbing and moving in other ways through urban settings.” […]

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