Overhead Fall Protection Systems For Railcar & Truck Loading

Overhead horizontal lifelines provide the most customizable pass-through fall protection in the world. This is particularly important for our clients who service different types and sizes of railcars and trucks.

Fall Protection Expertise

As the industry leader, Flexible Lifeline Systems (FLS) is acknowledged as the only true turnkey provider of innovative fall arrest solutions. We set the standard for fall arrest capability, quality, and efficiency when it comes to fall safety for aircraft maintenance.

Contact our fall protection experts to learn more about our safety solutions for working at height on railcar and truck applications.

Single Span Systems

Single Span Systems

Single span systems are economical, cable-based, stainless steel fall arrest systems that provide fall protection for up to three users for 200 feet.

Multi-Span Systems

Multi-Span Systems

Our multi-span system accommodates horizontal, inclined, curved and vertical requirements, allowing a user to travel unlimited lengths without having to disconnect and re-connect to the system.

OVERHEAD CABLE FALL PROTECTION SYSTEM FEATURES

FLEXIBILITY

Cable based systems offer unparalleled flexibility. Our engineers are able to develop and install both single and multi-span overhead horizontal lifelines that accommodate any railcar or truck application.

MULTI USER

Cable based systems allow multiple workers comfortable and safe access to all working areas of the aircraft. Maintenance personnel will able to safely and efficiently access the entire length of any truck or railcar.

CONTINUOUS FALL PROTECTION

The unique and patented overhead shuttle unit glides freely over stainless steel cables providing continuous protection over the entire length of the system.

ENGINEERED EFFICIENCY

Cable based systems include built-in user-friendly tension indicators, in-line energy absorbers to reduce end loads, serial numbering of all components and are simple and economical to install.

all-weather use

Systems are all-weather use for optimum productivity.

Railcar/Truck Overhead Horizontal Lifelines Case Studies

Evonik Overhead Lifeline Case Study

An overhead fall protection system was needed in their Acrylic Bay to access the tops of trucks loading materials for distribution.

Encore Wire Overhead Lifeline Case Study

Flexible Lifeline Systems designed, engineered, and installed one 140′ Overhead Horizontal Lifeline on gallows. Encore Wire installed foundations based on Flexible Lifeline Systems’ design and anchor bolts.

Katoen Natie Overhead Lifeline System Case Study

FLS designed, fabricated, and installed gallows with connected overhead horizontal lifeline systems. These systems allow Katoen employees to safely access the tops of bulk railcars.

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