Warning System increases blind intersection/corner safety.

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Using unidirectional microwave sensors, Safe-T-Signal helps make blind corners inside facilities safer by alerting workers to approaching traffic from other directions in 2-, 3-, and 4-way intersections. This is accomplished via 40 lm LED lights illuminating red octagon stop signs and amber triangle yield signs that provide clear signal in all directions from ceiling-mounted system. Constructed of steel, system also projects high-intensity 440 lm blue signal on floor of intersection.



Original Press Release:



Safe-T-Signal Helps Make Blind Intersections & Corners Safer



Rite-Hite’s Light Communication System Alerts Workers to Approaching Traffic



MILWAUKEE – Blind corners inside facilities just got safer with the introduction of the Safe-T-Signal intersection warning system by Rite-Hite. The ceiling-mounted system alerts workers when traffic is approaching from other directions using LED lights in the shape of red stop signs (octagon) and amber yield (triangle) signs.



“Intersections with blind corners can be dangerous, especially in areas where workers and materials handling equipment are present,” said Andy Olson, Rite-Hite marketing manager. “The Safe-T-Signal helps make those areas safer by providing a clear signal in all directions so workers know if the intersection is safe to enter or if they should yield or stop to wait for other traffic to proceed.”



Safe-T-Signal uses unidirectional microwave sensors to differentiate approaching traffic in all directions, whether it’s a 4-way, 3-way or 2-way intersection. When an object is within sensing range, the other directions on the device show an amber-colored yield sign. The worker approaching the intersection will not be presented with any lights. However, when two or more objects are approaching from multiple directions, those workers will see red LED lights on the device. The remaining directions will show amber LED lights.



In addition to high-visibility 40 lumen LED stop/yield signals, the Safe-T-Signal is equipped with a high-intensity 440 lumen blue signal that projects on the floor of the intersection. Less than 10W are required to run the device during standby, while fewer than 50W are needed at maximum use.



Constructed of steel, the Safe-T-Signal comes with a ¾-inch rigid conduit. It can operate in temperatures as cold as -40 degrees F and as hot as 140 degrees F. Certified for indoor use only, optimal mounting height is 10 to 16 feet, depending on the exact application.



About Rite-Hite

Rite-Hite Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a leading manufacturer of material handling systems designed for maximum safety and productivity. Principal product lines include: trailer restraints, dock levelers, integrated controls, dock seals and shelters, industrial power doors, HVLS fans and aftermarket products and services. For more information, visit www.ritehite.com or call 1-800-456-0600.



For more information, contact:

Andy Olson

414-362-6364

aolson@ritehite.com



Andy Larsen

414-271-0101, ext. 119

alarsen@boelterlincoln.com

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