Manhole Skirt Barrier restricts access to the manhole. A big advantage of the Manhole Skirt Barrier is that the safety barrier can be placed on non-round or non-square openings. This makes the Manhole Skirt Barrier more flexible over other manhole barriers. These Manhole Skirt Barriers are used by the largest oil and gas multinationals to secure their manholes during maintenance and installations proceedings. The Manhole Skirt Barrier is adjustable in length, is available in different sizes and prevents confined space entry. The protection barriers are made of robust materials. Besides that, the skirt barrier is easy to install. This safety barricading makes custom size possible and is produced in the Netherlands.
Signs & Sizes
Manhole Skirt 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)
Sign 15 cm round reflective
Sign 20 cm round reflective
- 64-83 cm
- 83-112 cm
- 112-141 cm
- 141-170 cm
- 170-200 cm
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 Skirt 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 Skirt Barrier?
An entry barrier for a manhole should be robust. What makes our manhole skirt 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 skirt barrier can be used and without damage. Used in mainly oil and gas industries, this manhole skirt barrier is available in different sizes and is easy to install.