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Lafayette/Broussard, LA

Lifting Equipment – Rigging Supplies – Fall Protection

Certex – Lafayette/Broussard, LA

5105 Hwy 90 East
Broussard, LA 70518


(337) 839-9916

Branch Manager

Shannon Freeman

Louisiana Safety Products for Lifting, Fall Protection and Rigging

Certex is a premier provider of safety products to industries such as utilities, mining, oil, construction and aerospace. Each of the 35 Certex branches across the U.S. has a full range of products and knowledgeable staff to help analyze your situation and determine the best solutions for your individual safety needs. In addition, we are one of the few lifting product companies in the U.S. to offer Fall Protection and Rescue Training. We’ve been in business for over 50 years, which is why we’re a trusted source in Louisiana and around the country.

Specializing in Lifting Sets

Many Certex branches have also developed specialized products and services to meet the needs of area businesses. For example, the Lafayette/Broussard LA branch has become a leader in providing DNV 2.7-1 and API2-CCU type approved lifting sets to the oil and gas industry. Some of our oil and gas clients include Diamond Offshore and Phoenix Offshore Solutions. Diamond Offshore is headquartered in Houston, TX but has locations around the world. “Diamond Offshore is a leader in offshore drilling, providing contract drilling services to the energy industry around the globe with a total fleet of 17 offshore drilling rigs, consisting of 13 semisubmersibles and four dynamically positioned drillships.” (source: www.diamondoffshore.com) Phoenix Offshore is located in Broussard and “specializes in the challenges of maintaining your offshore cranes in the harsh Gulf of Mexico environment.” (source: www.phoenixoffshoresol.com)

Serving Louisiana and the Gulf Coast for 20 years

Certex has four locations in Louisiana – Lafayette/Broussard, New Orleans/Harahan, Gray and West Monroe. The Lafayette/Broussard branch was founded 20 years ago and is a DNV 2.7-1 and API2-CCU Certified Manufacturing Facility.

Our clients include Frank’s International, Gulf Crane, FAST Testing, Fieldwood Energy, and Cox Operating.

Manager Shannon Freeman and an experienced staff are ready to help you select the right products for your project – whether it’s small or large in scope.

Sourcing from Top Vendors

At Certex, our products and services are focused on keeping Louisiana’s industrial workers safe on job sites. We procure products from top Lifting vendors like Cooper Tools, Harrington Hoists and Straightpoint; and top Fall Protection Vendors like 3M, safety products from vendors like 3M, Elk River and Yates.

Certex provides lifting equipment and products as well as rigging supplies to our Louisiana clients. We stock a variety of hoists, wire rope terminations and accessories as well as wire rope and wire mesh slings. If your job requires customized specifications, we can fabricate a sling to match your needs. We carry a diverse inventory of rigging hardware, including shackles, hooks, blocks, turnbuckles and much more. Let our experienced Certex staff can help you determine the right products for your project.

Fall Protection Equipment and Training

Certex supplies everything you need for fall protection – from equipment to fall protection classes. We offer a full curriculum of training on fall protection equipment to ensure the safety and productivity of your crew.

Our training program covers equipment from various manufacturers, so your team will be prepared and safe. Certex staff will help you meet OSHA requirements and show your crew how to focus on one step at a time with an unwavering motto of “Safety First.” We can provide your site supervisors with fall protection competent person training to ensure they are up-to-date on the latest techniques and equipment.

In addition to training in the field, we have two state-of-the-art facilities developed for immersive, hands-on learning. Choose either Tucson AZ or Bakersfield CA. Your team will experience 8 hours of working with equipment from over 20 different manufacturers. The modern, climate-controlled environment creates ideal surroundings for learning and every course meets or exceeds applicable ANSI Z359, OSHA Sub Part M, CSA and Manufacturers requirements.

Contact Certex Louisiana for Your Company’s Safety Needs

The Certex team is on hand, waiting to help you meet your safety needs. Reach out to discuss your budget, the type of rigging equipment, lifting products, safety supplies, and training your team needs to get the job done without incident.