This manhole protection barrier is used by the largest oil and gas multinationals to secure their manholes during maintenance and installation works. Safety barriers therefore ensure that people can walk and work safely at their work environment. The Manhole Quick Confined space Barrier is adjustable in length and is available in different sizes, so you can find the perfect no entry manhole cover. If you want to work in a safe workplace, you need a manhole barrier.
Signs & Sizes
Manhole Quick Barrier is supplied with a safety sign. We have three different options. Sign 2 is available in NL (Dutch), FR (French), GB (English), ESP (Spanish) and IT (Italian)
Locks can be provided on request for easy handling and/or locking of the confined space protection barrier. Available with Lockout Tagout.
How Not To Do It
CableSafe Confined Space Safety products significantly reduce accidents in confined spaces. According to OSHA, confined space work is one of the leading causes for occupational fatalities in the U.S.
We see that in some cases alternative solutions are chosen (see image below). Unofficial / improvised solutions are never as good and reliable as CableSafe Confined Space Safety products. We would always recommend the use of official Confined Space products for confined space safety like protection barriers.
The safety of personnel is of utmost importance. That is why it is crucial to use manhole barriers. Here you can read about some common questions about our Manhole Quick Barrier and their answers .
Why a manhole?
The main purpose of having a manhole is for access to sewers, boilers etc. These are usually left as manholes so as to be able to access it next time or when needed. A manhole in space of work can be utterly dangerous, and can lead to many unwanted accidents, that is why there are many types of manhole barricades.
Why use a manhole barrier?
A manhole entry can be found on the wall, floor or other surfaces. This raises a lot of concern for employee safety. An entrance barrier can work as a manhole gate which can help to warn, signal and keep out unauthorized workers. On top of this, these barriers need to be sturdy so that they cannot easily be displaced.
Why the Manhole Quick Barrier?
The Manhole Quick Barrier is a confined space barrier with three extendable legs, one of which is moveable. The unique tripod system results in a longer reach and ensures that the manhole barriers is faster to install than other barriers.
An entry barrier for a manhole should be robust. What makes our manhole Quick barrier so unique is the fact that is can be used in non-round and non-square manhole openings. It is different from a man-way cross barrier for example as it can be extended according to the size of the manhole and can be used for multiple kinds of surfaces. Whether the surface is wood, rubber or metal this manhole Quick barrier can be used and without damage. Used in mainly oil and gas industries, this manhole Quick barrier is available in different sizes and is easy to install.