Choosing the right safety gate for pallet loading can be tricky - We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions with answers to help find the right gate for your location.
Guardrail openings and high-level doorways are constructed and function differently, a specific design of a safety gate may be needed for each situation - one size does not fit all!Read More
Conforms with Safe use of lifting equipment - Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 Approved Code of Practice and guidance L113 Section Regulation 6(2)
Summary Regulation 6(2) requires employers to ensure people cannot fall down shafts or hoistways.
180 - Suitable and substantial gates, or other equally effective means, should be provided at any access and/or egress points to any hoistway or shaft enclosure.
181 - Any such gate, or other equally effective means, should be fitted with efficient interlocking or other devices, such that (a) the gate cannot be opened except when the lifting equipment is at the landing and (b) the lifting equipment cannot be moved away from the landing until the gate is closed.Read More
Do your mezzanine openings meet the latest ISO standard for safety?
The latest BS EN ISO 14122-3:2016 standard requires that all platform openings over 500 mm higher than floor level MUST have a dual safety pallet gate system, to prevent personnel from falling through the unprotected opening.
What you need to know about pallet gates before you buy