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Companionway Ladder System - Steel Ships Ladder

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Safety Fabrications Limited Third party certifications:
  • TUV - Safety and Quality Report

    Certificate type

Steel companionway/ ships ladders, acknowledged to be easier and safer to use than a vertical ladder, angled between 60 to 75 degrees and is often used where space is at a premium.

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Application

Creates access externally onto a roof and internally to a roof hatch, or to items of plant such as a silo or tank without compromising the health and safety of the worker.

Description

A permanently-fixed galvanized mild steel companionway/ ships ladder system, supplied to create external and internal access depending on required use. The system has been designed to provide safe access up to three metres in a single flight, in accordance with BS 4211. Larger sizes are also available on request.


Investment in design and manufacturing technology has allowed for the system to be designed in accordance with BS 4211 and manufactured in accordance with BS EN ISO 3834-2 and BS EN 1090-1 + A1. This has produces an accurately manufactured product that is both easy to specify and install, meeting the challenges faces when creating safe access at height.


The companionway ladder is preferable to a vertical ladder as it comprises a series of treads, with handrail adjacent rather than rungs and as such is considered easier to ascend and descend.


Features and benefits:

  • Manufactured from mild galvanized steel.
  • Provides simple access solutions to complex access issues.
  • The range offers on-site adjustment to meet all needs whilst giving the safety and finished appearance of a bespoke product.
  • Available with either a simple step through at the head or a platform to clear obstructions with the option of a step down to suit. 
  • Supplied with either a bracketry fixing kit or with freestanding feet where floor/ roof penetration is not possible.
  • Approved through the necessary safety and structural calculations and are supplied in compliance with BS EN ISO 3834-2 and BS EN 1090-1 and are CE marked.
  • General arrangement drawings provided.
  • Supplied flat pack with easy to follow installer instructions.
  • Assembly fixings supplied, fixings to structure not included.
  • Design incorporates on-site levelling adjustment.
  • Standards range of heights up to 3000 mm.
  • Standard platform lengths up to 1500 mm.

General information

Color

Grey

Other

Finish

Powder-coated

Galvanized

Material

Carbon steel

Length

Bespoke

Width

Bespoke

Height

Bespoke

Warranty description

Consult manufacturer for warranty terms & conditions

20 year

Uniclass

Ss_35_10_30_15 Companionway ladder systemsPrimary

CAWS

L35/130 Ladder system

L35/330 Ladders

Specification data - Companionway ladder systems

Steps

-

Material

Galvanized mild steel.

Assembly connectors

Manufacturer's standard.

Superstructure connectors

Insert requirements.

System accessories

Supplied with either a bracketry fixing kit or adjustable feet depending on application.

Bracketry fixing kit.

Allow the ladders to be be affixed to a wide range of backgrounds.

Adjustable freestanding feet.

Where floor/ roof mounting is required.

Self-closing gates.

Designed to protect potentially hazardous areas. Full height and half height options are available, consult manufacturer and insert requirements.

None.

Standards

To BS EN 4211, BS EN ISO 3834-2, BS EN 1090-1.

Third-party certification

CE marked.

Sustainability data

Contains Red List materials

No

Country of material origin

United Kingdom

Country of product manufacture

United Kingdom

Embodied carbon

A1-A3 (production stage) as defined in BS EN 15804

1.37 kg CO₂ eq/kg

Recyclability

80

Recycled content

60 %

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Platform Compatible Version
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1

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1

Third party certifications

TUV - Safety and Quality Report

TUV - Safety and Quality Report

Factory Production Control EN 1090-1

TUV - Safety and Quality Report

TUV - Safety and Quality Report

Management System as per BS EN ISO 3834-2:2021

TUV - Safety and Quality Report

TUV - Safety and Quality Report

Management system as per: BS EN ISO 9001:2015

Literature

Ascent Companionway / ships ladder

Ascent Companionway / ships ladder

Case studies

Permanently-fixed ladder system - companionway / ships ladder system- Aldi retail stores across the UK

Permanently-fixed ladder system - companionway / ships ladder system- Aldi retail stores across the UK

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