Common Industrial Metal Stair Configurations

At some point, just about every company will need to access an area that will require either scaffolding, a ladder, or a set of portable stairs.

The need to access rooftops has grown as more companies need to install modern communications equipment or solar systems.

Metal stairs are now becoming the go-to for replacing scaffolding and ladders. The increased safety factor of modern metal stair sets and the reduced installation time required to put them in place has made modular metal stair systems and platforms a very solid choice for site managers and Safety Managers.

SafeRack manufactures and helps companies install complete modular stair systems that are secure, safe, and perfect for any situation that needs to work in an area that requires going up. There is an option for any company


HVAC Equipment Entry Stairs

Mezzanine Access Stairs

HVAC units are a frequent destination for workers and HVAC contractors. These areas, in most cases, need to be accessed frequently for switch-outs, and routine maintenance. Stair systems to access HVAC systems need to handle constant traffic carrying heavy loads. Choosing a company that has installed thousands of HVAC step systems is a wise choice for proactive Safety Managers.


Crossover Stairs

Assembly Line Platform

Your production floor or site can never have enough crossover stairs. Install versatile SafeRack crossovers to get workers safely over production lines, horizontal pipes, and other industrial obstacles that are at floor level. Ducking under production lines is a bad habit and a source of workplace injuries. SafeRack crossover solutions are easy to install, are OSHA compliant and ready to be shipped today.


Access Platforms

Access Platform

SafeRack makes elevated platforms that create a safe, comfortable way to access jobs at any level. The OSHA compliant components that makeup every SafeRack stair system meet the most recent regulations. The individual components used to design each stair system are modular. The modular capability allows components to be bolted together in any configuration; therefore, a system can reach any height or length that is needed. Access platforms with stairs allow a company to stop renting scaffolding.


Mezzanine Access Stairs

Mezzanine Access Stairs

Modern companies are instantly adding usable square footage to their job sites. The unused space above standard headroom is viable for installing new work spots and storage areas. Mezzanine installations use the same platforming and metal stair components that Saferack uses in catwalks and platforms. Mezzanines can go as high as you need and to any length. Making an extra level on your site is easy. OSHA compliant quality components, modularity, good looks, and installation experience make SafeRack the go-to system for smart companies.


Assembly Line System

Assembly Line Platform

Installed SafeRack platforms and stairs next to assembly areas and vehicle loading areas are a Saferack specialty. We have assisted with thousands of work platform installations. Customized platforms allow workers to comfortably work on components and items that are taller than floor level. SafeRack staired platforms are easy to install and are OSHA compliant. The modular components used in every SafeRack system give your company quality, safety, and reliability.


Roof Access

Roof Access

Access to the roofs of industrial buildings is becoming a real necessity. Contractors and workers need constant access to solar panel systems, communication towers, HVAC systems, and elevators. Heavy-duty metal stairs allow workers to carry heavy loads safely as they go up and down. SafeRack stairs can handle the load.


Straight Stairs

General Straight Metal Stair

SafeRack metal stair systems have to be strong and capable of handling constant heavy loads. Tools, heavy equipment, and many workers and contractors will go up and down all day long. Stairs need to take the punishment over and over. Saferack has paid extra attention to the tower supports that hold up every stair system. The metal towers are manufactured using modern methods that create a reliable tower. Laser weld points and heavy-duty metal, support Saferack stair systems with strength. The steps in every system meet all of the numerous OSHA regulations for stairs. The ANSII yellow metal handrails are powder-coated to add scratch resistance and the adverse outdoor elements. Saferack stairs can be designed to reach any height.


Stairs With Intermediate Landing

Stairs With Intermediate Landing

OSHA mandates that stairs must have a landing placed at every 12 feet of height. At any height SafeRack, industrial metal platforms can be put in to meet OSHA landing requirements. The SafeRack platforms allow stairs to be attached on any side to allow a worker to reach a landing then continue up in a different direction. SafeRack stair systems make any staircase easy to design and install.


Catwalks

Catwalks
SafeRack modular systems are a perfect choice if your company needs to install an elevated catwalk. Your workforce can safely negotiate a whole factory floor above active production lines, item conveyors, moving vehicles, and on floor obstacles. SafeRack catwalks get workers where they need to go, safely and above it all. The Saferack modular system allows any company to design and install catwalk systems that can reach any height or length and go in any direction. If the floor of your site is busy and moving to the point of being unsafe, a SafeRack catwalk system will keep workers above it all. SafeRack components are OSHA compliant, which adds peace of mind.


Entryway Stairs

Entryway Stairs

Access platforms or elevated work platforms raise your workers to where a task or an entryway is. When you use the OSHA complaint components of the SafeRack system, your company can design and install a work platform that is strong, reliable, and safe for your workers. The stairs meet all the new OSHA regulations and the handrails, guardrails, and platforms are modular, which means that you can mix and match them to design a platform of any size that fits your needs. SafeRack Work platforms are the best alternative to renting scaffolding. Save money and get started with an SafeRack platform today.


Portable Access Trailer Stairs

Portable Access Stairs

Most site trailers need portable stairs. Saferack’s portable stair systems install in a snap anywhere a work trailer is located. Each stair system is made to meet OSHA regulations. SafeRack’s industrial stairs can be placed to accommodate the entrance of any trailer. These stairs are durable and will hold their vibrancy and good looks for years. Excellent engineering, quality manufacturing, and SafeRack’s commitment to its customers give you the best product choice. SafeRack has solutions for any situation that can use a stair system. Superior engineering and strong company support can give your company peace of mind when installing mezzanines, catwalks, work platforms, and HVAC stairs.


Loading Dock Access Stairs

Loading Dock Access Stairs

Look at the loading dock at any company that is open for business. You can see why OSHA estimates that an overwhelming number of workplace injuries happen in the loading dock area. Most docks do not have adequate warnings that will keep a worker or truck driver from falling off of a dock. Add moving forklifts, pallet movers and trucks backing up you have a noisy, hectic environment.

Most loading docks have a fixed ladder at the end of the pier for workers and drivers to use. A loading dock staircase would be a safety improvement. Workers in a hurry will often skip the ladder and hop down to the pavement. Truck drivers will try to squeeze in between the back of a truck instead of going to the ladder. Workers from inside the plant will often walk right into all the activity in the loading area.

SafeRack has a Loading Dock Stair solution for any company. The Saferack solution includes quality components, excellent engineering, and state of the art manufacturing all done in the United States. A staircase can be designed and with ease, and all of the SafeRack components are OSHA compliant and ready to ship to your location today! Call us, and we will help you design the perfect set of stairs for your loading dock.