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The Big Foot standard or bespoke Safe Access/Walkway is ideal for establishing clear, safe pathways around installations on a flat roof. It offers a secure route for service engineers to gain access to plant and for managing the flow of other personnel. The metalwork is galvanized to withstand the year-round elements on a roof, and the gritted top to the Walkway grating provides a permanent non-slip surface in any weather. The Big Foot Rapid Walkway system utilises Fix-it feet recycled rubber feet.

Custom Walkway:

Big Foot Systems will be happy to specify a walkway designed specially to meet any need. Contact your Big Foot Regional Specification Manager.

Features/ benefits:

  • Free standing, non-penetrative systems.
  • Quick and simple, on-site assembly.
  • Flat packed for ease of transportation.
  • Designed to British Standards.
  • Health and safety regulation compliance.
  • Optional fully certified independent warranty.
  • Custom designs available.

Standards:

Constructed to:

  • BS 5395-1: Stairs Part 1 Code of Practice for the design of stairs with straight flights and winders.
  • BS 4592-0: Industrial type flooring and stairs treads.
  • BS EN 516: Prefabricated accessories for roofing, installations for roof access, walkways, treads and steps.
  • Building Regulations (E&W) Approved Document K – Protection from falling, collision and impact.
  • BS 8000-4: Workmanship on building sites. Code of Practice for waterproofing.
  • Work At Height Regulations (2005).

Standard product features

Width (of walkable section):

1000 mm.

Height (to walkway surface):

130 mm.

Components:

- Fix-it feet foot and anti-vibration mat:

SBR-recycled rubber. Bound using a ratio of high quality moisture curing polyurethane pre-polymer. BS 7188 and BS 5696-3.

- Metal framework:

  • Hot dip galvanized carbon steel: BS EN 10219-1. Welding standard: BS EN ISO 15614-1.
  • Galvanizing: BS EN ISO 1461.
  • Salt mist testing: BS EN 60068-2-52.
  • Test Kb severity 1.

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
30-05-30/195 Working platform and walkway system

NBS Specification

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Product specification

An important note about specifying

Manufacturer

Name:

Big Foot Systems Ltd

Tel:

+44 (0)1323 844355

Product reference

[B9104]
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1 m length.
[B9105]
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2 m length.
[B9106]
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3 m length.
[B9104]
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Single corner.
[B9343]
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T-junction.
[BXXXX]
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Custom Walkway Design.

Design

[As drawing]
[As schedule]

Handrails

[None]
[B9111]
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1 m.
[B9112]
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2 m.
[B9113]
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3 m.

Manufacturer details

Apex Business Park,
Hailsham,
East Sussex, BN27 3JU
Tel +44 (0)1323 844355
Fax +44 (0)1323 848846
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