PCR regularly install ladders, walkways and fixed gantries to structures such as tall buildings, chimneys, flare stacks and cooling towers.
These systems can be used as an aid climb or to provide sampling points for analysis of emmissions etc.
All new systems are fully designed in accordance with BS 5395-3:1985. Code of Practice for the design of industrial type stairs, permanent ladders and walkways.
Fixed access ladders, walkways, stairs and fixed gantries require regular testing and inspection as they fall under the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (P.U.W.E.R) 1998.
This must be carried out by a competent person and the findings of this inspection must be recorded.