Galvanised Roof Walkways for Safety at Height
Galvanised walkways can be used as a collective measure with handrails and optional toe boards to guard hazards, which is the preferred method should working at height not able to be avoided.
The system can also be used in conjunction with a cable or track system in restraint or fall arrest. Non-slip grillage can be specified to suit the application, providing all weather access.
This extremely strong and robust walkway can be installed freestanding or can be installed directly to existing structure and suspended permanently by means of secondary steelwork.
This system is compatible with most roof surfaces and can be designed to incorporate steps and ladders to provide a full access system.
These systems must be inspected by a suitable working at height Specialist Company a minimum of every 12 months.
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Galvanised walkway systems provide safe access areas and routes for all personnel/trades. They contribute to improved health and safety on the roof, helping to prevent the likelihood of trips and falls around service equipment and parapet edges.
Galvanised walkway systems comply with the following standards:
- BS 5395 and Building Regulations (Document K).
Testing/Inspection standards and frequency:
The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (P.U.W.E.R) 1998 – minimum of every 12 months by a working at height specialist company
Galvanised walkway systems can be powder coated to any RAL colour.
Galvanised walkway systems can be permanently fixed to any good quality structure which is capable of withstanding the additional loading exerted by the system. These systems can also be installed freestanding, or Suspended either directly or by means of secondary steelwork.
Galvanised walkway is also available in a stepped format to allow access to inclined roofing areas, and also as a step over to traverse obstacles. Traversing a pitched roof is also covered with the inclusion of a levelling system, providing a level and safe access route in any area.
These systems are commonly installed in the following sectors:
Hotels / Leisure
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