Defining the right roof access for your HVAC system

Being able to reach your HVAC system easily (and safely) is essential for routine servicing and maintenance. However without a clear path of travel, you could be putting your workers and contractors at risk. With an exposed edge, open void or brittle surface only one wrong step or slip away from a serious fall or injury.

The level of safety and risk is not only defined by the systems you choose for roof access or path of travel. Your roof type, potential roof hazards, and the maintenance tasks also need to be considered. The incline required also defines the type of path you need, such as a flat walkway vs stairs. 

By talking through your requirements our certified experts can recommend a complete system to provide the safety path of travel to your HVAC system. Keeping your workers as well as your building and roof safe, reducing your level of overall risk, and ensuring your system is fit for purpose.

Walkways, platforms, ladders or stairs: which is right for HVAC system access?

The answer: All. 

Creating a clear path of travel to your HVAC system could involve a simple walkway, platform and guardrail. Or your roof design and HVAC access requirements may call for a combination (or complete solution) to create the safest path of travel.

Defining the right roof access starts by understanding your roof incline as well as the potential hazards and existing access systems. Your design can also dictate how many peneration points are required to be compliant.

While there is a lot to consider, our independent, expert team can step you through the process and define the right access solution for your HVAC system. From risk assessment, to height safety system design, solution provider recommendations and quality control inspections. We can help you get the right solution for your needs.

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Combining years of practical experience and industry expertise, you can be confident in the compliance and safety of your system. 

From site assessments and system design to testing, inspections and certifications, we’re here to provide expert advice to keep your business protected and workplace safe.

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