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Hog Guard Center Rail and End Rail assemblies installed on scaffold frame.
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January 15, 2024 8:00 AM CST

EZG Manufacturing Introduces Hog Guard® Scaffold Safety Accessories for Enhanced Jobsite Safety


[Malta, Ohio - January 2024] – EZG Manufacturing, a trusted name in masonry and construction equipment, proudly presents Hog Guard®, a cutting-edge solution designed to enhance safety on scaffolding assemblies during typical masonry and block jobs.

Hog Guard® Scaffold Safety Accessories: Elevating Jobsite Safety to New Heights

The Hog Guard® is engineered to block off openings in scaffolding assemblies, such as door frames, window allowances, or any large opening that may pose a potential fall risk. This innovative accessory provides an essential safety measure for workers, addressing common challenges in the construction industry.

Key Features:
Inter-changeable components (Part HGS-A-1: End Guard Assembly, Part HGS-A-2: Center Rail Assembly, Part HGS-A-3: Stocking Bracket) are sold separately to custom fit your site needs for added safety.
Ready-fit design for simple assembly and break down.
Designed to work seamlessly with most existing scaffold systems.

"When it comes to jobsite safety, every detail matters. Hog Guard® Scaffold Safety Accessories offer a smart and effective solution to mitigate fall risks associated with scaffolding assemblies. With a ready-fit design and interchangeable components, including the End Guard Assembly, Center Rail Assembly, and Stocking Bracket, these accessories ensure a custom fit for your site needs," said Steve Wheeler, Sales Manager at EZG Manufacturing.

Product Specifications: 
  • End Guard Assembly, HGS-A-1
    Overall Dimensions: (L x W x H) 20" x 6" x 46" (508 x 152 x 1168 mm)
    Material: Steel 1/4 in. (base plate), 10 gauge. (vertical)
    Weight :31 lbs (14 kg) 
  • Center Rail Assembly HGS-A-2
    Overall Dimensions: (L x W x H) 20" x 6" x 46" (508 x 152 x 1168 mm)
    Material: Steel 1/4 in. (base plate), 3/16 in. (vertical)
    Weight: 24 lbs (11 kg)
  • Stocking Bracket HGS-A-2
    Overall Dimensions: (L x W x H) 20" x 8" x 8" (508 x 203 x 203 mm)
    Material: Steel 1/4 in. (base plate), 1/4 in. (vertical)
    Weight: 16 lbs (7 kg)
"Hog Guard® takes scaffold safety to the next level. This product, like many others, is the result of a collaboration between EZG Manufacturing and our sister company, Lang Masonry. It's based on real job site projects, addressing not just a need but seizing the opportunity to enhance safety and functionality with a product that seamlessly integrates into existing equipment. The best part? Its unmatched safety comes at a price that can't be compared to the invaluable protection it provides," added Steve Wheeler.

EZG Manufacturing remains committed to delivering solutions that redefine industry standards, ensuring efficiency, innovation, and reliability across the construction sector.
For more information or to explore the complete range of EZG products, visit 

About EZG Manufacturing: Since 1998, EZG Manufacturing has been a leading provider of innovative and reliable construction equipment. Committed to excellence, EZG delivers solutions that redefine industry standards, ensuring efficiency and safety in construction projects. For more information, visit

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