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V-Spring Telescoping Safety Light Pole

The Crouse-Hinds series V-Spring telescoping safety light pole increases safety and decreases labor costs associated with lighting installation and routine maintenance.  Its innovative design allows for all work to safely take place on the platform or walkway, eliminating the need for portable ladders and fall protection equipment.  Applications include:

  • Fixtures installed on industrial walkways, platforms, stairways and conveyors where OSHA/HSE regulations require fall prevention equipment
  • Hard to reach or dangerous areas where safety is a big concern
  • Hazardous and harsh environments subject to corrosive agents, vibration and extreme temperatures
All work takes place on ground
Ease of use
Spring assisted movement
No pinch points

Certifications and compliances

  • UL844 – Luminaires for use in Hazardous (Classified) Locations, 13th Edition
    • Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C, D
    • Class II, Division 2, Groups F, G
  • UL1598 – UL Standard for Safety for Luminaires, 3rd Edition
  • CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 137-M1987 – Electric Luminaires for use in Hazardous Locations
  • CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 250-08 – Canadian National Standard for Luminaires, 3rd Edition
  • cULus Listed for Class I, Division 2, Class II, Division 2 when used with Champ luminaires

Environmental ratings:

  • Dusttight
  • NEMA 4, IP66
  • Wind rated to 230 mph per AASHTO standards


  • DNV No. 2.4: 2006
  • IEC 60068-2-6: 2007

Design features

Simple vertical travel

  • Easily extend to any raised height – one product covers multiple mounting heights
  • Luminaire housing will not fall from mounting module hinge hook during installation or maintenance
  • No pinch points – protects hands and fingers
  • Less force exerted on handrail

Spring assist

  • Provides true controlled lowering
  • Less force required to raise or lower luminaire – no strain on worker
  • Eliminates the need for portable ladders and fall prevention equipment
  • Multiple fixture capability

Simple operation and easy fixture orientation

  • Innovative design eliminates consideration of surrounding obstructions
  • Telescoping design allows for safe transport on job site
  • Easily adjust fixture position from ground or walkway
  • Adjustable 360° pole rotation allows for effortless positioning of light

Designed for harsh and hazardous environments

  • Classified and hazardous locations
  • 2” bottom pole for higher structural wind ratings
  • Internal conduit for cable protection and moisture resistance
  • No lubricants or maintenance required
  • Rated for corrosive, wet, dusty, hot and cold conditions prior to use of optional harsh environment cover

Fully assembled and wired

  • Factory assembled, wired and sealed for maximum environmental protection 
  • Reduces installation time

Standard materials

Light pole options:

  • Structural steel – A36-500
  • Hot dip galvanized – ASTM 123
  • Aluminum – T6061
  • Stainless steel – 316 grade

Compression spring:

  • Stainless steel


  • Xylan 1400 coated for corrosion protection


  • 12/3 AWG UL/CSA Listed
  • 600V, -40°C to 105°C
  • Sun- and oil-resistant, FT1, FT2
  • ROHS II reach

Weather cover:

  • 60 Duro high UV-resistant EPDM


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