23 January 2013
Providing staff with safe access to recycling bins in an underground loading bay, Safesite has installed a bespoke safety system at the Darwin Shopping Centre in Shrewsbury. The recycling bins are located below an acc
The recycling bins are located below an access walkway so that staff can drop recycled rubbish into the corresponding bin from the walkway above. A review of the process identified the potential for staff to overbalance and fall into the recycling bin or area below.
Safesite's System 2000 guardrail has been modified to allow the system to be bolted to the concrete walkways to provide a fixed safety system. The system's bottom rail has been placed at 600mm from the floor to make it easier to dispose of plastic bags and boxes.