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Pallet Gate in Ist. Floor Sliding Shutter Opening

Client: Council catering complex with maintenance workshop on 1st floor

Bradford City Council


  • Forklift loading access to 1st-floor maintenance shop through sliding shutter doorway
  • Shutter doorway with limited headroom and in an area with confined space. 
  • Swing door workshop entrance from staircase directly adjacent to the landing area.
  • The danger of personnel falling through an open door or coming into contact with moving load.
  • Safety procedures required doorway kept locked and a permit for use was required.
Pallet Gate in Ist. Floor Sliding Shutter Opening
Omega Nu Space-saving fold-up gate
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  • Supply and installation of an Omega-Nu* model combination vertical track edge gate with fold-down inner gate. part mounted on new angle extension landing plate on the wall at foot of doorway (Painted yellow in the photo).
  • Edge gate designed to raise higher than the doorway to improve load height clearance. Gate mechanism positioned to allow shutter door to be closed as required and with a gate providing fall prevention whether open or closed, there is no need to lock the door. 

Omega-Nu on outer ledge

Cut-away of Omega-Nu fold-up safety pallet gate mounted on an outer ledge in front of roller shutter


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