barriers are another one of those everyday things you don’t usually give
much thought to but play a part in your day to day safety. However, if you want
to avoid the perils of members of the public walking into areas where it is
unsafe to do so, they are a vital piece of kit to have around.
Working at ESE direct, we get to learn a lot about our products; there was a time when I
assumed that ‘barrier’ just meant ‘even more Barry’, as in; ‘I knew a guy
called Barry, he also had a mate called Barry who was 6 foot 4, so he was even barrier
’.This turned out not to be true.
barriers are used for warning pedestrians of a small worksite for things such
as cable laying, manhole repairs, and any other temporary excavations. Whilst
unlikely to be able to hold back large animals, such as a rampaging bear or a
hippo with a grudge, it should serve as a warning to all but the most
determinedly accident-prone people to stay behind the barrier and out of harm’s
barriers are made from high density polyethylene and are compliant with chapter
8 streetworks (you can find out more about it here
an interlocking clamp which helps aid stability, meaning they are able to
withstand a stiff breeze and the minor inquisitive attentions of passing
Labradors without immediately falling over. In addition to this, they feature hinge
clips which mean you can assemble the barriers in a jiffy – perfect if you are
under pressure to erect them inside a given period, either as a sponsored
charity challenge or an unwise bet with a colleague.
are also available in 2 colours; red or yellow. Red is the traditional colour
for danger, so does a great job of standing out and getting people’s attention.
Likewise, yellow is a popular choice due to its ability to stand out from the
road – unless of course you live in the Land of Oz. In the event that you do
live in Oz, we recommend you check out our water filled road barriers, to
prevent them being carrier off by flying monkeys.
easy to store and transport and the barriers are also 100% recyclable.
If you have
any questions about our workgate barriers, please do not hesitate to call our award
winning and friendly customer service team on 0800 161 3436.