Articles & News

Henry Avenue Bridge – Philadelphia, PA

How do you provide a containment system for a bridge project when no lifting equipment can be employed from below? See how FallProof Networks addressed the special challenges of this project! InCord nets formed an integral part in the rehabilitation of this bridge, built in 1932 and listed on the National register of Historic Places. Click this link to view …

Construction Safety History Lesson

Interesting historic video footage shows some of the work of Joseph Strauss, bridge engineer during San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge construction. Techniques may have changed, materials have improved, but the efforts of today’s safety pioneers continue to prevent lost lives and property damages. InCord is proud to carry on and contribute to safety innovations in the Industrial and Construction industries …

Thanks for a Great Show – USITT 2010

InCord personnel attending this year’s USITT Annual Conference and Stage Expo report good attendance and good results. This show gave us a chance to meet and speak with several new contacts. It was astonishing to hear so many people who had stories about falls from stage and into orchestra pits. InCord’s orchestra pit safety systems are custom engineered to help …

MLB player whose mom was hit by foul ball calls for more netting

Denard Span of the Minnesota Twins is convinced that additional protective netting is in order for baseball stadiums to protect spectators. after sending a foul ball into the stands next to the dugout. Wanda Wilson, Span’s mother, was struck – prompting Span to renew his call to extend safety netting to protects fans from hard-hit foul balls. Quoted in an …

Take me out to the ballgame…..

But keep it safe! Check out this story below about netting that kept an overly enthusiastic fan from serious injury. Fan jumps from upper deck at Stadium Teen OK after landing on netting behind home plate By Mark Feinsand / MLB.com 08/10/2005 12:47 AM ET NEW YORK — A fan jumped from the upper deck during the eighth inning of …

Customer Story – InCord nets on the job

Check out this story from one of our customers whose InCord netting system caught 12 cubic feet of concrete. See the whole letter below: “If you recall, I spoke to you almost two months ago regarding the netting system that I purchased for a project in Puerto Rico… Well I’m just writing to let you know how your netting system …

Spectators, officers, and advocates use net to save bear from fatal fall

As reported in the Tahoe Daily Tribune on September 18, 2007, a little technology and an innovative approach can save the day for wildlife. Read the rest of the story below: Spectators, officers, and advocates use net to save bear from fatal fall From the Tahoe Daily Tribune Published: September 18, 2007 By Andrew Chrisancho DONNER SUMMIT — About a …

From BUILDER magazine

Interesting article cites statistics of working on home building job sites. See below to view the entire content of this item: More workers die on construction sites than in any other industry, but that grisly statistic can be changed. It’s up to you. Source: BUILDER Magazine Publication date: 2005-07-01 By Steve Zurier MAKE NO MISTAKE: Working on a home building …

Holiday Wishes

Best wishes to all for a joyous Holiday Season and a happy and prosperous New Year from the staff and management at InCord! We look forward to continuing to help fulfill all your netting needs in the coming year.