Golf Cages: Can You Take Chances With Safety

- Article By: Brandon
Golf Cages: Can You Take Chances With Safety
  • Sports
  • Golf

Golf is a safe sport, right? The worst that can happen is losing a ball to a water feature, or a fender bender in the golf cart, right? Wrong! Consider the fact that a golf ball hit with a driver may be traveling at 165 miles per hour or more, and given the ball’s small surface area, it can hit an unintended target with a very high impact. That’s basic physics. Add in some basic biology (the human body isn’t intended as a target for that kind of impact) and it’s time to consider some safety gear. No, it’s not likely that helmets or goggles will come into style on the golf course any time soon, but a basic golf cage or netting at a driving range (or even a back yard) can prevent disastrous injury.

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Construction Netting for Safety and Fun

- Article By: Ed
Construction Netting for Safety and Fun
  • Safety
  • Construction

Yes, you read the title correctly. Anyone in construction knows the value of using safety netting in a construction area – even those who think it “might” cost too much because they never really call to find out if there are solutions to fit their budgets. But, why would anyone think of using it just for fun or better, yet, combining the design to achieve both.

Tarp is not a substitute

There is a reason that OSHA does not approve tarps or painter’s cloth to be used in place of construction safety netting. Even though there appear to be holes poked into the cloth barrier, you can still see that it is capturing air. The billowing allows debris to break loose and tumble from the construction area.

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Protecting Bodies from Hard Balls

- Article By: Brandon
Protecting Bodies from Hard Balls
  • Sports
  • Safety

Sports netting is so much more than just a convenience for the team owners and government supported stadiums. It offers a necessary protection against injuries for players, spectators and property. With the spring baseball teams getting ready to emerge and start their competitive season, Wrigley Field installed retractable netting in front of their new Jumbotron screen and speaker equipment.

How many people sitting behind home plate get hit by a pop-up fly ball each year? According to Bloomberg News, 1750 spectators is the average number that gets hit by one of those speeding hard balls.

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Using your cargo net this season

- Article By: Brandon
Using your cargo net this season
  • How To
  • Cargo Net
  • ATV

The winter season is almost upon us, and for most of us that means collecting wood for heat, and putting up those christmas decorations. If you use a trailer or an ATV for wrangling up your fire wood it is important that you keep it fastened safely  so you return with all of your hard works bounty.

I know I have spent extra time collecting wood that has squeezed out from underneath my rigged set up of bungee straps.  Even worse try dodging a snapping bungee strap stretched and strapped to its full capacity. Here at US Netting we have created a simple solution to these problems with our ATV Tie Down Nets

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Netting; An Intuitive Guide to Nets

- Article By: Ed
Netting; An Intuitive Guide to Nets
  • Info

The term netting covers a vast range of items; from plastic netting fences that many use in their garden to keep out varmint, to heavy duty lifting nets used by contractors to transport payloads often weighing in at the tons to the top of buildings, and tens of other types of nets used everyday for hundreds of different jobs. Considering this, it can be quite difficult to a customer outside of the industry to select what type of net they need for their particular application, not to mention to understand the differences between the many choices available. This article aims to help our customers understand what choices are available to them and what each type of net can offer towards its common usage scenarios.

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