The ANSI/ASME B-20.1 code requires that the VRC be guarded so as to prevent injury from inadvertent physical contact. In other words, there needs to be protection from material falling or protruding from the VRC carriage.
Your basic VRC carriage has 42” high pipe rails on the non-operating side(s) and snap chain(s) across the operating (loading / unloading) end(s).The floor of the carriage is typically painted steel plate, either smooth or diamond tread.
Options available to increase your carriage guarding include:
Wildeck sales staff is available to assist you with this. Wildeck also has a broad range of VRC carriage options that can provide the level of guarding that your application requires.