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RAD to speak at ACUHO-i Convention

In late October, Rail Against the Danger will be attending the ACUHO-i convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota with Larry Christensen, Executive Housing Director at Georgia College in Milledgeville, GA. ACUHO-i (Association of College and University Housing Officers-International) is a professional association for student affairs administrators who work in residence life within higher education. Founded in 1951,…

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NEW Bunk Bed Study Shows 100% Increase in ER Visits

A recent study released in May of this year shows some startling numbers regarding ER visits from bunk and loft bed falls. The study (2007-2016) that was focused on injuries from the educational setting showed an almost 100% increase in the number of ER visits. The prior study completed in 2008 documented 36,000 cases vs.…

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RAD Featured on “Inside Edition” Segment

Rail Against the Danger was featured on a recent “Inside Edition” piece after a bunk bed accident on the set of ABC’s “The Bachelorette”. One of the bachelors, David Ravitz, rolled out of his bunk sound asleep and landed on his face resulting in a stay in ICU, multiple broken bones in his face, a…

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Georgia Tech Becomes “Rails ON” Campus!

Georgia Tech became the 3rd campus in the state to voluntarily install safety rails on all elevated beds. After purchasing over 8,000 safety rails, GT begins the arduous task of installing safety rails on any bed over 30″ off the ground per CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) standards. Upon checking into their rooms, students in…

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RAD Kicks Off Freshmen Orientation at Georgia Tech’s FASET!

Clark Jacobs and his mom, Mariellen (founders of RAD) are going to have a booth at the Resource Fair for eleven Freshman Orientations on Georgia Tech’s campus this summer. It’s all part of FASET (Familiarization and Adaptation to the Surroundings and Environs of Tech), designed to spread awareness to incoming students of the dangers involved…

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Parents Urged to Check for Camp Safety Rails

RAD is currently reaching out to make parents aware of a very real danger regarding summer camps held on college campuses. Unfortunately, sleepover camps for sports, music and other disciplines often involve young kids sleeping in dormitories that have bunk and loft beds with no safety rail for protection. Injuries are commonplace and often not…

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RAD Makes Splash at Georgia Tech Capstone Expo!

  RAD is proud to have sponsored two senior design teams through GT’s Senior Design Program this semester. Both teams did an amazing job in coming up with some future design ideas for both safety AND function for bed rails. Three college dorm furniture manufacturers attended the EXPO and were very impressed with the student…

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