Galvanised Roof Walkways for Safety at Height
Galvanised walkways can be used as a collective measure, along with handrails and optional toe boards, to guard hazards. In recent years, galvanised roof walkways have quickly become the preferred method for those businesses for whom working at height is essential.
Along with being used with handrails and optional toe boards, it’s also worth noting that galvanised roof walkways can also be used in conjunction with a cable or track system in restraint or fall arrest. If you happen to require year round access to your roof, then the team at Altus Safety are more than capable of providing non-slip grillage that can be specified to suit your requirements; by adding this to your roof, you can rest assured of all-weather access to your premises roof, in line with current safety standards.
Galvanised walkways provide your roof with an extremely strong and robust walkway that can be installed freestanding or can be directly applied to an existing structure and suspended permanently by means of secondary steelwork.
This system is compatible with most existing roof surfaces and can be designed to incorporate steps and ladders to provide a full and safe access system for anyone who is required to work on your roof at any time of year.
To ensure the safety of the galvanised walkway, your system must be inspected by a suitable working at height specialist from a reputable 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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