Rooftop walkway systems are frequently disregarded due to the widespread perception that they are unnecessary and prohibitively expensive. When it comes to protecting people on rooftops, we advocate more than just the bare minimum of protection. The advantages of raised roof walkway systems installed on metal roofs safeguard not only your workers but also your roof itself in addition to providing the worker protection benefits.
1) The Installation Of Walkways Lowers Legal Responsibility.
Walking on a roof that is wet or slippery is risky business, and the level of risk rises when the roof has a slope. Workers are provided with a strong, secure, and non-slip surface on slopes up to 35 degrees by installing a walkway. This significantly reduces the likelihood of a slip that could lead to a deadly fall. A more secure and reliable walkway will not only safeguard the employees but will also protect your business.
In addition, connecting guardrails with rooftop walkways not only ensure safety but also limits access to potentially dangerous regions. A robust and versatile solution for safe access is provided by the choice to install either a single or twin railing system.
2) Make More Of An Effort Durability Of The Roof Over Its Entire Lifespan
Walking on the membrane of your roof on a regular basis can cause it to break prematurely, which will either require expensive repairs or a complete roof replacement. The installation of roof walkways provides a distinct demarcation route without compromising the stability of the roof surface. Your roof will have a longer lifespan as a result of the roof walkway system’s ability to evenly disperse the weight of human traffic throughout the surface of the roof.
3) An Easier Way To Get To The Various Pieces Of Equipment
In the same way that the machines and other apparatus that are housed within your building are essential to its operation, the apparatus that is located on its roof is what ensures that it does so effectively. Your employees will be exposed to less danger and have more faith in their ability to carry out their work in a secure manner on a daily basis if the roof they walk on is easy to navigate and provides safe access to the pipes and equipment they need to use.
It is essential that you, as the employer, provide the appropriate safety solutions, equipment, and training for your employees in order to reduce the risk of injuries, including slips, trips, and falls as well as other kinds of injuries. Because of the unique nature of each roof’s construction, certain pieces of safety gear, such as lifelines, and anchors, might not work properly on metal roofs.
Let’s get started right away on providing you with a rooftop walkway that is not only secure but will also boost the efficiency of your building. Our specialists in occupational health and safety will provide answers to any queries you might have and work with you to establish the appropriate safety solutions.