Manhole Quick Barrier


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.


  • The Manhole Quick Barrier is very robust and can withstand extreme weather and chemical conditions.
  • The Manhole Quick Barrier works excellently in all openings made of different materials (metal, wood, masonry, brick, polycarbonate, rubber, plastic, etc.)
  • Manhole Quick Barrier is made of aluminum with a high quality powder coating and 3M reflective tape.
  • The Manhole Quick Barrier can be adjusted in size.
  • The rubber feet of the manhole barrier make sure the Manhole Quick Barrier remains firmly in place and will not harm other material.
  • Manhole Quick Barrier is 100% recyclable. This makes the manhole barrier sustainable.


  • Manhole Quick Barrier has a longer reach than other manhole barriers
  • Manhole Quick Barrier can be used on uneven surfaces
  • Provide OSHA required warnings with Manhole Quick Barrier
  • Halt unauthorized entry with Manhole Quick Barrier
  • Manhole Quick Barrier is easy to use / easy to install
  • Manhole Quick Barrier is ultra durable
  • Mahole Quick Barrier is a guard against weather & debris
  • Manhole Quick Barrier is a manhole protection system

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)

Available sizes

  • 45 – 84 cm
  • 64 – 94 cm

Lock Optional

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.


Cablesafe® products are developed for the heavy industries with safety as its highest priority. Cablesafe Safety innovations have proven its usefulness for industries such as; refineries, chemical plants, shipbuilding, electrical and nuclear installation. Employees and contractors are convinced users of Cablesafe Safety Products. Some multinationals prescribe the use of Cablesafe in own company procedures to adhere to the highest safety practices.

Manhole quick barrier to restrict access of manhole

The CableSafe Manhole Quick Barrier is very flexible and suitable for signing and restricting access to a broad range of out-of-bounds and hazardous areas via apertures, gaps, doorways, windows, openings, vents, and works corridors. The easy to install barrier is necessary if you want to work safe, quick and efficient.

Manhole quick confined space barrier restricts access of manhole. Made of robust materials and easy to install. Custom size possible. The easy setup manhole barrier is produced in the Netherlands.

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