What is the Dirt Skirt?
The Dirt Skirt
Click the "How does it work" link over on the left
for detailed pictures and video.
work sites, two important things to manage are safety and efficiency. The Dirt
Skirt is an innovative tool developed for the utility industry. The unique
design of this cleanup tarp reduces the backbreaking use of shovels when
cleaning up the worksite after setting a new utility pole.
The 10'x10' size and "hook and loop" fastener allows the Dirt Skirt
to quickly lay out flat over the work site. The skirt is very simple to
use and there are no special tools required. The time required to set a utility
pole is reduced when using the Dirt Skirt,
which becomes very apparent at large work sites and areas
of dense foliage. Since it is made from a durable
light-weight fabric, stowing large quantities is
Safety is important for everyone in the workforce,
which is one of the main reasons for developing the
Dirt Skirt. It is designed to substantially
amount of shoveling performed by manual labor.
Therefore, the potential for job related injuries and
fatigue will be reduced - saving time and money.
The Dirt Skirt has some unique design
that make it simple to use and increase efficiency
during the process of setting utility poles. Drilling
is preformed at the center of the Dirt Skirt.
10'x10' area around the hole is covered by the
Dirt Skirt and captures the dirt while
digging is in
process. This will decrease the time and energy spent
shoveling the residual dirt back in and around the base
of the pole. Also, a winch is used to lift the Dirt Skirt which will help prevent back related injuries and increase efficiency.
Straps are used to attach to the winch hook for a quick and easy latch and
The Dirt Skirt is a "must have" for those
in landscaped areas and yards. The finished product
is a clean work site with no leftover dirt that has to be
spread around the area. The customer's existing
landscape will be intact and looking neat.
The Dirt Skirt is constructed of vinyl
coated polyester, which is a durable, light-weight,
tear resistant material. it is designed to manage
all types of earth in various applications, such as
water soaked mud weighing hundreds of
There is virtually no maintenance.
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Dirt Skirt is patent pending and is a registered trademark of Ply-Tech, Inc.
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