What to look for in a crowd control fence

Crowd control fences or barriers are a simple, cheap and effective solution for keeping people in designated areas and out of harm’s way. They are great for worksite safety, changed pedestrian routes during road works, event management and creating temporary pathways.

Crowd control barriers are a simple and affordable safety precaution that can be purchased, delivered, set up and packed away quickly and efficiently. But how do you know which barriers to buy?

Fencing tips to immediately improve your site safety

Construction and civil professionals use temporary fencing on all types of jobs. From small residential builds to huge infrastructure projects, temporary fencing is an important part of running a safe and compliant site.

Checking and managing these 3 things as a ‘best practice’ approach will go a long way to safeguarding your temporary fence against collapse or damage.

3 types of fencing for construction professionals

Temporary fencing is widely used on construction, building and infrastructure work sites, and wherever privacy and security is needed. But ‘temporary fencing’ can mean a few different things.

Here are the 3 main types of temporary fencing that construction and infrastructure contractors typically need on site.

Regulations for Australian Temporary Fencing

Temporary fencing is everywhere on construction sites throughout Australia. It restricts access to unauthorized personnel, helps to secure and contain equipment and building materials, and can help to prevent construction activities from impacting on the surrounding area.

The Australian Standard covers what the fencing should be made from, where and how to install it, and how to allow for changes to the fencing’s strength and balance which can occur when shade cloth is added.

Is it really cheaper to rent a fence?

The hidden costs of temporary fencing hire: Is it really cheaper to rent a fence?

At first glance it can seem cheaper to rent a fence for your building site. Why would you want to buy a fence? You only need it for a few months. It would be ‘easier’ to just rent a fence… or would it? Let’s take a look at why this may not be the case.

Temporary Construction Fencing for Brisbane Work Sites

For Brisbane contractors that are working on construction projects, renovations, demolition or extensions, it’s critical to have a secure perimeter fence around your work site.

In general, a temporary construction fence that is correctly installed and locked is likely to address the risks for the majority of Brisbane work sites.

Introducing the Lo-Ro Water Filled Barrier

The Lo-Ro is a new water filled barrier on the local market, available from Fortress Fencing. This new road barrier has the best TL-2 deflection in its class in the local market, offering shorter clear zones and a shorter minimum length.

Crowd Control Barriers for Festivals and Events

Event barriers are ideal for all kinds of events. These simple and lightweight fencing panels are used for directing pedestrian traffic by creating walkways and thoroughfares. They are ideal for use at music festivals, community events, markets, sports events and other public events that draw crowds of people.

Crowd Control Barriers for Melbourne Metro Tunnel

Fortress Fencing Crowd Control barriers aren’t just for crowd control. There are a range of ways they are being used across the many stages of the Melbourne Metro Tunnel project.

Fortress Fencing stocks a large number of crowd control barriers in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and across other locations around Australia.