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5 ways Retractable Barriers create safe & engaging on-site experiences

Heavy foot traffic in any business is good, right? Yes and no. Increased pedestrian footfall is helpful for converting in-person sales and educating visitors on promotions, company key messages etc. The downside? If crowds aren’t managed properly, problems relating to both safety and customer experience can begin. Retractable barriers are essential crowd control components that help users form orderly lines, establish diversions to redirect away from dangerous zones and even support a cohesive brand experience via custom belt graphics on each stanchion. Read on to discover five ways stanchions can best support any environment. A path to follow Whenever an

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5 ways Retractable Barriers create safe & engaging on-site experiences

Heavy foot traffic in any business is good, right? Yes and no. Increased pedestrian footfall is helpful for converting in-person sales and educating visitors on promotions, company key messages etc. The downside? If crowds aren’t managed properly, problems relating to both safety and customer experience can begin. Retractable barriers are essential crowd control components that help users form orderly lines, establish diversions to redirect away from dangerous zones and even support a cohesive brand experience via custom belt graphics on each stanchion. Read on to discover five ways stanchions can best support any environment. A path to follow Whenever an

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Signage: The key element in crowd control

At Tensator, we like to say crowd control begins with a barrier (our Tensabarrier®, to be specific!). But, proper crowd control requires more than safety barriers to define waiting lines, it also has to include visual guidance. After all, without signage or other easy-to-read cues, how do people know where queues begin? Where they end? Wayfinding signage – what is it used for? Adding signage to waiting spaces or safety zones easily identifies queue entrances, guiding people to and through lines. Signage can divert traffic away from dangerous zones by using yellow and black text and background colors to avoid

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Prioritizing and managing safety at work

OSHA reports an average of 14 workplace deaths per week. Figures like this offer a clear perspective on the challenges of keeping people safe at work at all times. In today’s busy world, where every second counts, how can safety become a priority that’s regularly assessed and improved? What environments have reoccurring accidents? Settings prone to accidents can include – • Warehouses • Distribution facilities • Automotive repair shops • Stockrooms • Manufacturing plants • Rooftops • Construction sites • Leisure or concert venues • Factories The impact that workplace injuries – or accidents in any setting – are felt

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Retractable Barriers: Essential for any business

When it comes to venue management – particularly locations with high volume footfall like airports, railroad or bus stations, retail centers or leisure destinations – implementing the most effective crowd control system is essential. Beyond ensuring day-to-day foot traffic is controlled via clear wayfinding and information displayed properly in queues, incorporating a selection of health and safety solutions can support management in a crisis and even help prevent that from occurring. Retractable barriers are key part of any businesses’ safety & security system but they don’t act alone! Wall mounted barriers, sign frames and digital signage complement stanchions and help

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