29 Apr Benefits Of Roof Access Ladders
There are many types of roof access ladders and they form part of an essential workplace safety system for anyone working at heights or on surfaces with an incline. The type of access ladder required to meet established safety compliance requirements varies to minimize the potential for falls and injuries and have multiple benefits.
Safety access ladders can be open or enclosed and provide safety for employees while they make their way to the area in which they’re working and for the safe transportation of materials. Safety access ladders may also contain guardrails, depending upon the specific location in which they’re being used. They can be combined with an extensive range of accompanying methods for maximum safety.
Modern manufacturing processes have resulted in versatile ladders that are extremely sturdy yet lightweight. Rung ladders are appropriate for access to a wide variety of elevated areas ranging from ceilings and maintenance platforms to rooftops. They can be installed vertically or horizontally, depending upon the need.
The ladders can be installed with fall arrest systems and cages. They’re also appropriate for temporary installation for a specific job or fixed permanently on platforms where regular monitoring or maintenance is required. The ladders can also be utilized to provide safe access between roof levels.
An added advantage of roof access ladders is that they can be combined with an extensive array of additional safety measures that includes roof access hatches, bridges, walkways, and fall arrest systems. Custom colors are available to blend in with surroundings or they can be highlighted with specific colors to meet safety requirements. Each type of roof access ladder is designed to accommodate a specific application.
Roof access ladders are an essential, cost effective safety precaution that minimizes falls, complies with safety regulations, and can be combined with multiple safety equipment elements to meet the specifications for any job. Utilizing the appropriate safety precautions minimizes the potential for expensive fines, while ensuring that any work performed at elevated height levels or inclined surfaces proceeds quickly, efficiently and safely.
Why choose AHSS?
Australian Height Safety Services has been providing a wide array of expert systems, installation, and safety advice for more than 15 years to ensure worker safety and reduce the potential for liability. The company’s systems are cost effective solutions that are in compliance with all regulatory requirements for multiple applications.