Specifier Review
CAT access ladders

Safesite helps to protect the nations favourite squash brand

Safesite Ltd has installed KeeWalk®, KeeGuard®Topfix and KeeLine® systems and a number of CAT access ladders for Britvic Soft Drinks to ensure safe roof access at all times at its Robinson Concentrate Squash manufacturing facility in Norwich.

During a major refurbishment programme it was identified that regular access would be required onto the warehouse roofs for routine inspection and maintenance of roofs and gutters.  Safesite was contacted to carry out a survey of the roof areas and recommend the most appropriate, and cost effective, solutions to providing a safe working area for the required inspection and maintenance tasks.

KeeWalk® rooftop walkway systems have been installed to provide a non slip walkway across the roof and along the valley gutters for maintenance purposes.  The flexibility of KeeWalk® enabled it to adapt to the changing roof angles as well as provide a stepped solution where required.

Bespoke KeeGuard® TopFix systems have been installed alongside KeeWalk® to provide permanent protection where the gutters run along the roof edges.  KeeGuard® Topfix provided the ideal edge protection solution as it has been specifically designed for metal profile roofs such as Britvic’s.  KeeLine® Horizontal life line systems provide fall restraint protection on the upper roofs which are access via CAT access ladders.

Alex Francine, Britvic’s Regional Project Manager commented, “Safesite understood our requirements and was able to offer both standard and bespoke solutions to meet these exactly.  The company provided us with a very efficient and professional service throughout from the initial survey and design of our systems through to the fabrication, installation and project management.”

Safesite has a team of qualified engineers and designers who are able to adapt systems to provide a solution to virtually every requirement.  The company is owned by the Kee Safety Group, a leading global supplier of fall protection solutions and safety railing systems.

Further information on Safesite and its products can be found at www.safesite.co.uk.