Quick Hits | 2020 Hussey Dealers Meeting

Disclaimer: This post was written by David Melvin, the newest member to Farnham Equipment Company. He oversees our Business Development and Marketing and shares his perspectives below. Day 1: There are a lot of good that come from “firsts”. First dates, first time to a movie theater, first time conquering a fear. This past weekend, I knocked out to “firsts”…

From the Grandstands to the Gymnasium: Get Back in the Game!

Bleacher Safety

  The start of the 2013-2014 school year is approaching fast – and for some is already here! As we ease out of the grandstands and into the gymnasium, it will be good to check out your telescopic bleachers and athletic equipment. Open and close everything to take a look to make sure everything is operating properly. Here are…

We’ve Got Spirit, How ‘Bout You?

Telescopic Bleachers

  There’s a new way to show your school spirit with Hussey Seating Company’s exclusive new StepSigns and CourtSigns. These durable, long lasting graphics are adheared the front of the aisle steps and skirt boards and they are completely customizable with logos, mottos, and more. Last year in our post, Safety Looks Good with Support of Others, we shared…

Bleacher Service & Safety: Cantilever Frame Arms 101

Bleacher Safety

  Are your bleachers sagging? Are you having trouble opening and closing your system? This is most likely because your cantilever frame arms are bent or damaged. Cantilever frame arms are vital to the life of your bleachers. They attach to the main frame essentially holding up each bleacher deck which makes it easier to open and close your…

Bleacher Service & Safety: Aisle Rails 101

Telescopic Bleachers

  For new telescoping bleachers, it is required by the International Code Council that you have aisle rails (handrails) with a lower bar, installed at all aisles with the rail height above tread nosing greater than 34” and less than 38”. Also, it is required that the rail can withstand a 200lb concentrated load. For existing bleachers, it’s highly…

Safety Looks Good with Support from Others

Telescopic Bleachers

  Are you finding that you have the same response when it comes to bleacher safety and renovation, “we need more funding”? Now is the time to start thinking outside the box. Hussey Seating Company offers features to help make it happen with the support of others – you just have to get creative. For example, think about Safety…

What a 4-Inch Sphere Has to Do with Bleacher Safety

Bleacher Safety

    No, it’s not to distract others from climbing on the bleachers in the closed position. A 4-inch sphere can actually help you be code compliant with your bleachers. According to the International Code Council, “open guards shall be constructed of materials such that a 4-inch-diameter sphere cannot pass through any opening.” What this really means? If there…

Creativity & Expertise in Bleacher Service & Bleacher Installations

Telescopic Platform Bleachers

  Chris Robinson, at Hussey Seating brought up a great feature of Farnham Equipment Company, our creativity and expertise that we bring to each bleacher installation and bleacher service! We’ve been working with Reynoldsburg High School to personalize their auditorium and with Hussey Seating solutions we did just that! We personalized their auditorium using MAXAM+ Telescopic Platforms, Metro Chairs and a…