Case Studies

Kee Walk with Guardrail for the Retail Sector: Empowering Safety

Kee Walk with Guardrail to allow continued maintenance.

The Project: Access Walkway for continued maintenance

Kee Walk with Guardrail was installed   for Leeds City Council invested £10 million for the refurbishment of Leeds Kirkgate market that included new roofing repairs, new glazing, new gutters, and new access walkway for continued maintenance.

Through an initial site visit, we advised the existing wooden walkway needed upgrading and should include a guardrail.

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The Solution: Kee Walk with a Guardrail

The initial phase of the project involved conducting a comprehensive survey of the roof to identify and assess any potential obstacles and constraints that needed to be taken into consideration during installation process

Maintenance of the roof, gutters, and glazing was ongoing and required.

Smoke vents and gutter maintenance were located on the steep slope section of the composite roof panel.

Currently, there was no safe access to these areas, so a Kee Walk with Guardrail were required.

Before we installed our Kee Walk access walkway, this was being done via scaffolding and cherry pickers, which required road closures and a lot of planning.

Kee Walk system provided a compliant and safe access walkway that could be used by any operative, all year around, eliminating the need for scaffolding and cherry pickers which require skilled/train operatives and can only be used in certain weather conditions.

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Customer's Benefits

The Kee Walk system with guardrail was the perfect solution to provide safe access to the maintenance areas of the Leeds Kirkgate Market.

The walkway was designed to be easily installed on the existing roof surface without the need for any drilling or welding, ensuring minimal disruption to the market’s operations.

The Kee Walk system is made from high-quality materials that are designed to withstand the elements and provide a secure platform for workers to walk on.

The guardrail provides an extra level of safety, ensuring that workers are protected from falls while carrying out maintenance tasks on the roof.

Key Benefits

One of the key benefits of the Kee Walk system is its versatility. The walkway can be easily adapted to suit the specific requirements of the Leeds Kirkgate Market, ensuring that workers have safe access to all areas of the roof that require maintenance.

In addition to providing safe access for maintenance tasks, the Kee Walk system also helps to improve efficiency and reduce costs. With the walkway in place, workers no longer need to rely on expensive scaffolding or cherry pickers to access hard-to-reach areas of the roof. This not only saves time and money but also reduces the risk of accidents and injuries.

Overall, the Kee Walk system with guardrail has proven to be a valuable investment for the Leeds Kirkgate Market.

Not only does it provide safe and compliant access for maintenance tasks, but it also improves efficiency, reduces costs, and minimizes disruption to the market’s operations.

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The project was completed on time and within budget, thanks to the expertise and professionalism of the Kee Walk installation team. The walkway has been well-received by market staff and visitors alike, who appreciate the improved safety and accessibility it provides.

In conclusion, the Kee Walk  with Guardrail offers numerous benefits for maintenance tasks in the retail sector, including improved safety, compliance, accessibility, cost-effectiveness, versatility, and efficiency.

Retail establishments that invest in this system can create a safer working environment for maintenance workers, enhance productivity, and reduce maintenance costs in the long run.

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Products used:

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