Is Your Athletic Facility Safe?
Athletic facility safety is critical but often neglected today. First, they are active and serve highly skilled, trained as well as untrained athletes. Second, facilities are often old and outdated. Finally, most public institutions choose products solely based on price and what ends up lacking is the overall quality and safety of the facility and users.
Today we see glass backboards shattering, basketball backstops fall from the ceiling due to worn cables and retractable bleachers not operating properly. Other problems include not having enough or improper wall padding being installed. Did you know that there have been lawsuits over wall pads that are installed too high off of the floor causing injury when players slide on the floor into the walls?
All of the above problems can be avoided if facility owners do thorough research into the Athletic Equipment that they are purchasing for their Athletic Facilities. Find a quality manufacturer that has years of experience, stands behind their product and has great local representation from a company who will both install and also service the products that they provide. When finding these companies be sure to ask for references of past projects that you can visit on your own and talk with those owners about their personal experiences.
Iowa Direct Equipment specializes in athletic facility safety assessments and services to upgrade and maintain your athletic facility to the highest codes and safety standards known today. We will do a safety inspection of your facility, provide a written evaluation and analysis of your current status, recommended critical safety issues and recommendations for routine maintenance to maintain your facility. We have experienced, certified technicians to serve your needs 24/7 with 4 hour response notice in emergencies.
We can also service basketball backstops, wall padding, volleyball floor sleeves, wall padding, gym divider curtains, retractable bleachers, scoreboards, wood flooring, rubber flooring, weight room flooring and lockers.
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Cedar Falls, IA 50613
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