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Unique solutions for unique needs!
3M has created a proven process for developing unique fall protection and access solutions. Whether it's an existing or modified product such as an aluminum frame system or frame rails, or an entirely new design, we will meet the requirements of your specific application ensuring maximum safety and peace of mind. 

 
In addition to system design, engineering, and fabrication, 3M certified, internally-trained technicians can provide industry-leading installation, training services and yearly inspections throughout equipment life for added safety and ease of use. 

 
Put us to work today and we'll demonstrate just how easy and effective it can be to partner with an organization that truly understands your need for safe and reliable custom access solutions.​​
Choose The Right Access Systems
A custom access solution is created based on your application requirements and design constraints. We will work together on the following;

-Determine goals and expectations
-Qualify the application considering safety, code compliance, ergonomics and productivity
-Outline​ the manufacturing process 
-Develop concept and create 3D renderings of the solution
-Customer evaluates design
-Revisions are made and final design is approved​
Product Lines

  • The C-Frame System is a versatile fall arrest solution for working at heights. It is designed to be moved manually or with the use of a tow bar and service vehicle, and will require some clearance under the equipment being accessed to accommodate outrigger support legs.​ Fixed and adjustable height options available as well as pre-configured and fully customizable designs.


  • ​The A-Frame System provides a secure anchor point on a portable structure to give workers increased coverage and protection. Depending on the configuration, this system has the capacity to provide fall protection for up to two workers and can be easily moved from job site to job site, providing safe and reliable fall protection where you need it.​​


  • ​The Box Frame System provides a convenient means of securing a fall arrest rigid rail in areas with limited space or inadequate overhead structure. These frames are built to accommodate a specific area or piece of equipment. These units can be designed as permanent or portable frames, allowing for ease of relocation.​


  • ​The Counterweighted System is designed as a portable solution to provide an overhead anchor point for multiple users while working at heights. These systems are designed to be counterbalanced by concrete or other means, allowing for close positioning to the work surface without obstructing the equipment being accessed.​


  • ​The Counterweighted Jib is a portable solution for indoor and outdoor maintenance where mobility and worker safety are key. These systems incorporate a 360° rotating jib with the capacity to provide fall protection for one person. Forklift pockets are strategically located on all four sides of the base to ensure ease of mobility and placement from job site to job site. The base also contains four heavy-duty lifting rings for transport by a crane.​


  • ​Each Freestanding Ladder System combines easy access to elevated work areas with 100% fall protection for up to two users from the ground up for the duration of the work being performed. System configurations include guardrails and the use of multiple SRLs on the system.​


  • ​The Sky Anchor solutions provide a secure anchorage point, giving the worker increased coverage and protection while working at heights. All systems are rated for one person use and provide 360° mobility within the safe working radius from the anchor point. All available systems incorporate a collapsible design for easy setup, as well as a variety of bases for securing the system onto any job site.​


  • ​The Hitch Mounted Anchor System is a portable system originally designed to access and maintain heavy mining equipment. The unique design of this system allows it to attach to a class three hitch for transport on a truck or service vehicle. Assembled in less than 20 minutes, this system provides anchorage points up to 22 feet tall.​


  • ​The Supported Ladder System is a portable system specifically designed for the safe access and maintenance of transportation vehicles in a variety of different applications and environments. The work platform is fully enclosed by guardrails for superior passive fall protection and easily accessible through two spring loaded swing gates. The working surface of the vehicle is accessed through one spring loaded gate while the user is tied off to the active fall arrest rail.​

What's New
  • Connects to the back of your vehicle for a fast and easy overhead anchorage point!
    The Hitch Mounted Anchor System is a portable system originally designed to access and maintain heavy mining equipment. The unique design of this system allows it to attach to a class three hitch for transport on a truck or service vehicle. Assembled in less than 20 minutes, this system provides anchorage points up to 22 feet tall.
  • Anchored Above. Stable Below. Safe In-Between!
    This portable system replaces the need for a permanent fixed overhead beam or lifeline providing cost effective and safe fall protection for vehicle maintenance personnel. In addition, it does not require the weight of the vehicle to anchor in place, providing complete positioning flexibility.
  • A System As Versatile As You Need It To Be!
    Provides an overhead anchor point for your fall protection system, and designed for easy adjustment and maximizing flexibility without sacrificing safety. The lightweight system allows for easy mobility around the jobsite with a pallet jack or forklift. With three adjustable height models and one fixed height version plus three mounting options, there is a configuration to fit virtually any need.
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.