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The customer is based in Naestved, Denmark. A Kee Safety solution was provided through our Danish long-term partners and distributors, also based in Naestved.
Safe access was required onto the client’s roof for roof work and maintenance. Contrary to popular belief, falling over the edge of a roof is not the only danger to those who carry out roof work. There are many obstacles on modern roofs, not limited to plant and equipment such as air conditioning units, and sudden changes in level, which can make traversing the roof difficult and even unsafe.
It was identified that step-overs and bespoke work platforms would be the most effective solutions to overcome the obstacles posed on the end user’s roof.
The standard solution to this issue would have been galvanised walkovers welded by a blacksmith, which would need to be lifted to the roof by a crane. D-S Safety - our Danish distributor, contacted Kee Safety and requested a lead time and price for our alternative.
Drawings and specifications were created and supplied by the Kee Safety technical team based in Cradley, UK immediately.
The benefits of Kee Safety step-overs and access platforms extend far beyond the cost-effective nature of the product. Designed and built with the modular ethos of the Kee Safety range in mind, our step-over solutions require no welding, are quick and easy to put together without specialised training, and damaged parts can be easily swapped out later without the need to cut into the solution and re-weld.
Kee Safety step-overs and work platforms can be provided in standard sizes or designed bespoke, and used on almost any roof type including asphalt, concrete, and PVC, without penetrating the roof itself. Galvanised Kee Klamp handrails and non-slip nylon steps make traversing the steps simple and safe.
The solution was supplied and installed quickly with minimal interruption to the customer’s daily operation, and they were entirely satisfied by their experience with both Kee Safety and D-S Safety.
The customer enquired about a safe access solution. We knew a custom-made steel solution would be expensive and cumbersome to install, thus, the natural choice was Kee Safety’s bespoke platforms. The platforms are very easy to install, with no need for craning, and could be fitted to the client’s specific needs. The customer was very satisfied with the solution, particularly noting our quick response from start to finish. Even the employee who carried out the installation was impressed with how easy it was, and how solid the construction was when it was done.Theis Draeberg, CEO of D-S Safety
We offer full design and installation services that include a complete on-site survey. Our fall prevention experts can assess your workplace for hazards and create a system that’s secure, dependable and fully compliant with Work at Height Regulations and international safety standards.
We also produce comprehensive CAD drawings to help you visualise the end result. With our detailed project outline, you can be confident that your project is professionally specified, and that all safety concerns and standards are addressed to your satisfaction.