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Passive fall protection doesn't require active involvement of worker!
When you need to protect your crew from fall hazards, trust 3M portable and permanent guardrail systems to keep them at a safe distance. 

 
Our passive railing systems can be set up quickly and are easily configured to accommodate your site and unique application. They provide an additional layer of safety, helping protect workers from dangerous fall hazards, even if they require little or no training or gear.​
Choose The Right Guardrail Systems
Systems are typically offered in either a free-standing type configuration that eliminates surface penetration or a fixed attachment type such as bolt, weld or clamp-on. The fixed attachment type is used more often for permanent applications and the free-standing for portable scenarios.​
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  • This free-standing system eliminates surface penetration and acts as a barrier preventing personnel from falling to lower levels, thus eliminating the fall hazard. This system can protect employees with little or no training, special maintenance or gear.​

  • This system mounts in both parapet and edge grab configurations and has a rapid clamping system. It acts as a barrier preventing personnel from falling to lower levels, thus eliminating the fall hazard. This system can protect employees with little or no training, special maintenance or gear.​​

What's New
  • Protect employees with little or no training, special maintenance or gear!
    This system is specifically designed to provide passive fall protection on leading edges or internal openings on top of walk-in coolers and other indoor structures. The modular system can be configured on-site to address existing HVAC and plumbing for added versatility. An extremely cost effective and easy to install fall protection solution that requires no overhead attachment.
  • For the ultimate in corrosion resistance and passive fall protection!
    This free-standing system eliminates surface penetration and acts as a barrier preventing personnel from falling to lower levels, thus eliminating the fall hazard. This system can protect employees with little or no training, special maintenance or gear.
  • Debris containment and guardrail system built into one!
    Its highly visible, bright orange mesh protects workers near building edges as a guardrail, and replaces mid-rail and toe boards, making it less expensive and easier to install. Designed for use with traditional cable set-ups, the nets are easy to remove, relocate, handle and store. Snap-on cable clips are available for easy attachment to the cables. The bottom edge of the net is quickly secured using a power tool that fires a nail into the tie-down plate.
3M Fall Protection combines the products and expertise of DBI-SALA® and Protecta® with the technology and innovation of 3M to elevate safety to new heights and keep workers comfortable, confident and safe every time they climb. See our products and services at 3M.com/FallProtection.