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Hastings, Inc. Announces New Patented Bucket Barricade

July 8, 2011

Hastings, Mich. - Hastings, a worldwide manufacturer of hotline tools and equipment announces a new lineman innovation, the Bucket Barricade . This patented new product (US 7.806.231 7 & US 7.721.848) gives linemen added protection when working on high voltage connections.

Bucket Barricade is uniquely designed to fit inside the lift bucket and gives added face and body protection against sudden releases of energy that can occur during an electrical flash. Unlike face shields, that can fog up and obstruct visibility creating a potential hazard, the patented design of the Bucket Barricade allows airflow and guards the face and body with one solid sheet of clear, high dielectric impact resistant material.

This new product does more than shield from electrical arc and arc flashes. Bucket Barricade also protects against nasty wind and weather conditions and transformer oil spray.

Features include:
Built-in handy tool board
Accommodates any bucket size
Available in two width sizes of 18" and 23"
Adjusts to four different heights with one-hand deployment
Easy to stow design

Bucket Barricade fits easily into any lift bucket. The handy tool board frees up the worker, and can adjust to four different heights that lock in position automatically. Its one-hand deployment makes Bucket Barricade easy to reposition while in the air.

For more information about Bucket Barricade , visit: hfgpoverheadsafety.com.

Hastings is a world-class manufacturer of fiberglass products and tools for the electrical power and communications industries. Since 1959, Hastings has pioneered design and fabrication of hot line tools to withstand today's toughest field conditions. With a passionate commitment to innovation, Hastings products make the job safer and easier.

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