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ZS Joins Komatsu North American Headquarters Construction Team to Provide Turnkey Fall Protection Solutions

Posted by: ZS on July 6, 2020

ZS was selected by Komatsu and Hunzinger Construction to provide roof access and fall protection design-build services for Komatsu’s new North American headquarters in Milwaukee’s Harbor District.  The currently under construction new headquarters includes 170,000 square feet of offices, 410,000 square feet of manufacturing space, a 20,000-square-foot training center and museum, and a company store.

Komatsu South Harbor Campus rendering by Eppstein Uhen Architects

The new headquarter buildings will utilize an engineered fall restraint system that will allow safe and OSHA compliant roof maintenance access.  The engineered system will utilize over 150 engineered fall restraint anchors and almost a mile of horizontal life line cables. During the system construction, ZS will also be onsite to provide the construction, testing and certification of the access systems.

ZS provides a full array of fall protection and building exterior maintenance access engineering services including:

  • Motorized BMUs / Permanent Installations
  • Fall Protection Anchors
  • Tie-backs
  • Davit Base and Arm Systems
  • Powered Baskets/Platforms
  • Horizontal Lifelines
  • Window Anchors
  • Guardrails
  • Fixed Ladder and Ladder Safety Systems
  • Boatswain Chair Access
  • Facade Stabilization Anchors
  • Roof Plans with Safety Access System Identification
  • Fall Protection System Use Logs