Global Water have been utilising the Austral Safety Covers on their SA Water Pump Stations. The range are a functional solution for water authorities who recognise the need for a safe solution for pump station maintenance personnel.
Above: The range of Austral safety covers available from Global Water
The Austral Safety Cover prioritises “zero harm” and is targeted at issues often ignored in more general access cover designs.
There are three durable and innovative safety access covers available from Global Water:
Aluminium Safety Access Covers
Designed as a functional solution for water authorities, and having been installed in a number of SA Water pump stations, the Austral safety covers effectively protect personnel from the dangers of pump station maintenance.
Lightweight ergonomic design with no lift being greater than 20kg
Fold up safety grate offers four-sided access protection, compliant to handrail height requirements of 900mm
Heavy-duty aluminium extrusion with curved outer rim - offering a low profile that is aesthetically pleasing and reduces trip hazards allowing the lid to finish flush.
Full aluminium construction for corrosion resistance and longevity
Safety gate design allows access gates to operate independently to enable access to one pump at a time whilst still maintaining a four-sided barricade
Safety gates fold down with vertical supports perfectly overlapping to provide good visibility into wet well without needing to expose operator to the opening.
Captive profile in flexible seal to eliminate sewer gas egress and prevent stormwater infiltration
Flush mounting continuous hinge to further eliminate trip hazards; can be removed and replaced easily
Confined space danger sign affixed to the underneath hatch cover
Locking safety catch to hold safety grate in position at 90o
Lock box with sliding bolt that fits any standard water authority padlock
The Global Water Aluminium Safety Covers are available in two varieties: three-sided and four-sided versions.
Need something more specific?
Global Water can customise safety covers to suit your application. Whether you’re require void fall protection or need a cover suitable for a commissioned pump station, our team of engineers can provide a turnkey solution. For those pump stations being upgraded, the range of Austral safety covers are suitable. From design through to application, make Global Water your choice.
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