Railcar Fall Protection Systems

Portable And Permanent Fall Protection For Railcar & Truck Loading


FLS offers every variety of fall arrest system for the bulk loading industry, from economical cable-based fall protection systems to FlexRail to mobile access platforms. We take into account your unique requirements and assist you in making the optimum choice for your particular application. As a turnkey provider of railcar safety, we design and install all options of fall protection without bias. When you partner with FLS, the ultimate result is a system your workers will use without hesitation because it keeps them safe without interfering with their jobs. And a safe, confident worker is a more efficient worker. That’s why our clients say: FLS Works!™

As the leading provider of turnkey fall protection solutions in North America, FLS has designed systems for a variety of industries including the grain, plastics, bulk liquids, chemical, manufacturing and transportation industries.

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Railcar Fall Protection Solutions


Overhead Horizontal Lifelines

Overhead lifelines provide customizable cable-based pass-through fall protection.

Rigid Rail

A durable overhead rail system with optional bypass capability.

Dual Trolley Systems

A patented system featuring two enclosed tracks capable of spans of 100′ between supports.

Permanent Access Platforms

We offer a full line of access platforms, gangway and guardrail enclosures.

Portable & Freestanding Systems

Freestanding and portable solutions include mobile access stair systems, freestanding anchor points, and more.

User Equipment

Fall protection user equipment for railcar loading/unloading and maintenance.

Custom Solutions

We can design and manufacture custom solutions per your requirements.

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There are a lot of different solutions. How do I know which one I need?

This requires a careful evaluation of the job task, space constraints, and many other criteria. Our fall safety experts are here to help you in determining which solution can best meet your needs. Contact the systems specialist in your designated territory to get started.

Who is certified to design and install a railcar fall protection system?

Engineered fall protection systems for railcars should be designed and installed under the supervision of a qualified person. A qualified person is typically a degreed structural engineer with experience in fall arrest systems. For your convenience, we offer on site installation services on all of our systems.

How long does it take to complete an engineered fall protection projects?

On average, it takes anywhere from 8 to 12 weeks to complete most projects. This includes 1-2 weeks to perform a site visit and another 3-4 weeks to complete the engineering and design phase. Once the system has been designed, fabrication and installation take approximately 4-6 weeks.

How do I get someone to come out and look at my facility?

To discuss your options and request a site visit, contact the systems specialist in your designated territory.

Customer Testimonial


We purchased three fall protection systems from your company last year. They were installed in truck unloading areas, a tank farm and our production area. I was extremely impressed with the professionalism, work ethic, and quality of work shown by your superintendent during the installation of these systems. The project manager also did a great job working with us on the design elements, budget constraints, and installation schedule.

– Lonnie (Tyer, TX)

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