TRAD Lift Shaft Gate – The Ultimate Safety Solution

13th October 2020

Lockable gate protects workers around empty lift shafts during construction

TRAD UK, the new brand for the combined TRAD Hire & Sales and TRAD Safety Systems companies, now supplies the TRAD Lift Shaft Gate to scaffolding contractors and construction sites from its six depots across the UK.

The lift shaft gate is designed for use in multi-storey building construction, helping to protect site workers all the way through the project, and often being one of the last pieces of equipment to come off-site.

At 1.2m wide and 2m high, the gate is designed to fit a standard lift shaft opening, and can be extended with additional mesh panels for larger openings. The stable door design means that workers can access the shaft whilst benefitting from compliant edge protection, without needing to expose the whole of the shaft space.

Made from aluminium, this is a lightweight yet strong and secure gate solution that can be manually lifted and fitted, so there’s no need for expensive cranes to lift the gate in on every storey level.

Stable-gate design for access with edge protection
Fully lockable for complete safety
Complies with BS EN 13374 Class A classifications
Weighs just 30kg
Fits standard 1.2m shaft opening

“TRAD’s Lift Shaft Gate is the ideal safety solution for multi-storey construction sites,” says Derrick Quinn, TRAD’s Technical and Product Support Manager.

“Easy to move and install, completely lockable and offering total protection during construction, contractors can buy or hire our lift shaft gates for complete projects, no matter how many storeys high. This product is proving popular with contractors, who can now offer internal safety systems as well as external scaffolding solutions to their clients.”

NASC

NASC

The NASC is recognised as the national trade body for access and scaffolding in the UK, producing a wide range of industry guidance for scaffolding contractors, their operatives and their clients. Members of the NASC are strictly regulated to ensure a continuous high standard of scaffolding practice.

Temporary Works Forum

Temporary Works Forum

Leading the Construction industry to change for the better in the discipline of temporary works…

The aim of Temporary Works forum (TWf) is to encourage open discussion of any matter related to temporary works, for the good of the industry overall. The Forum is open to anyone, individual or corporate, working within the industry and sharing this intent.

Mission
To be an advocate and recognized authority on temporary works and construction method design, working to raise standards and awareness across the construction sector.

ROSPA

ROSPA

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents – actively involved in the promotion of safety and the prevention of accidents in all areas, demonstrating our commitment to safety and providing us with operational guidelines.

BSI ISO 9001

BSI ISO 9001

ISO 9001 is the internationally recognized Quality Management System (QMS) standard that can benefit any size of organization and is designed to be a powerful business improvement tool.

TRAD UK have been audited by BSi and are accredited to ISO 9001:2015.

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CHAS

CHAS

CHAS is established as the market leader for health and safety pre-qualification in the UK. It is available to suppliers (those who provide goods and services) and to organisations (buyers) looking for suitably competent suppliers.

Constructionline

Constructionline

Constructionline is the UK’s largest Government-owned register of contractors and consultants for the construction industry. Constructionline standards are high, all suppliers are pre-qualified to the official Government pre-qualified standard.

BM TRADA membership and subsequent annual Scaffold Board grading accreditation allows TRAD to inspect the quality of their scaffold boards both new and in service. This ensures that the quality of their scaffold boards are always measured and comply with the current BS2482 – 2009 standard.

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