WalkSafe®
Description

A range of walkways designed to provide a level, anti-slip means of traversing roofs – including corrugated and standing seam roof constructions – for access and maintenance.

A safety tread incorporated in the top plank provides safe footing, even in wet conditions.

WalkSafe® modular panels are manufactured, to order, from extruded PVC-U. The panels are clipped together on-site using integral fasteners. Fixing through the roof membrane is not required under normal conditions.

Health and Safety Executive recommends a minimum width of 430 mm, or 600 mm if materials are to be carried along a walkway. A surveyor’s opinion should be sought for widths greater than 915 mm for use in valleys.

When used on flat roofs, the roof deck must comply with BS 629. When used over roof waterproofing membranes, the waterproofing layer should have a minimum static indentation rating of L3, when tested to MOAT No 27:1983, to ensure sufficient resistance to damage.

Accessories include:

  • Fall-proof covers: When used over fragile roofing materials in roof valleys or at parapets and north-light roofs, provide suitable protection to the material, enabling it to meet the requirements of CDM Regulations and the recommendations of HS/ G33 'Health and Safety in Roof Work'.
  • Rooflight covers: Provide passive/ collective protection where access close to potentially fragile roof lights is required.

General information

Size

As drawing ___

Uniclass 2015

Ss_35_10_30_60 Permanently-fixed roof ladder systemsPrimary

CAWS

H43/120 Metal insulating sandwich panel

J42/485 Membrane walkway

L30/30 Proprietary

L30/460 Walkways

L35/120 Duckboard system

L35/140 High level walkway system

L35/160 Working platform system

L35/340 High level walkways

Specification data - Permanently-fixed roof ladder systems

Product Reference

WalkSafe® – Flat

WalkSafe® – Half valley

WalkSafe® – Valley

Colour

Brown

Silver grey

White

Size

As drawing ___

Accessories

Fall-proof cover

Rooflight cover

Standard product features

Fire performance:

Class 1Y to BS 476-7.

Product Options

Type:

  • Flat – suitable for flat roof areas and standing seam constructions.
  • Valley – suitable for ‘V’ shaped valleys/ gutters.
  • Half Valley – suitable for gutter areas up against walls, etc.

Colour:

Standard Colours are white (using recycled material), silver grey (calcium zinc), and brown. Special colours are available, subject to minimum order volumes.

Size:

Standard modules are three metres long. Other lengths available to order.

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