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According to Safework Australia, 11 per cent of work deaths result from falls from heights with half of these cases involving falls of three metres or less*. Safework also reports the manufacturing industry has some of the highest numbers of serious falls-related claims, with around 20 percent of these related to food manufacturing^. 

The first of its kind in Australia, Bailey Ladders has released a Modular Access System product range that enables users to safely access a wide area via a platform flexible in both height and length.

The innovative system meets growing market demand for an off-the-shelf product that is affordable, flexible, easily transportable, and above all safe and reliable for workplace height access. 

Having the appropriate equipment when undertaking a job, whether it involves working at heights or not, from a trustworthy manufacturer is vital to maintaining a safe work place.

The system has been specifically designed to be adaptable for industries such as food manufacturing, making it ideal for servicing equipment, packing and storing, or loading and unloading trucks. 

Bailey Ladders AU NZ Managing Director, Scott Douglas, commented, “The Modular Access System is unlike anything currently on the market and is agile enough to meet the height-access demands of many workplaces.

“The ability to create a tailored structure that is as long as you like, coupled with being able work at multiple levels will be a game changer for many of our customers,” he said. 

The new modules are a flat-packed kit and are simply bolted together to obtain the desired length quickly. The system is on lockable wheels so is easily transportable, it has quick attachment handrails to ensure safety, holds up to 170kg per platform, and comes in four heights.

To learn more visit baileyladders.com.au.

For images, further product information and specs, visit: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/gf12zgvk2hjoxhf/AAA8gUusU5vxi38p7vv6gUL7a?dl=0

For media enquiries please contact:

Liberty Petersen
+61 479 127 011
liberty@callierosecommunications.com

Isobel Scott
+61 432 675 442
isobel@callierosecommunications.com

About Bailey Ladders
As Australia's #1 Ladder Brand, Bailey products are synonymous for working at heights, providing ladder products that are known for quality, strength, stability and safety.

*Between 1 January 2003 and 31 December 2015 - https://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/heights#overview 
^Work-related Injuries and Fatalities Involving a Fall from Height, Australia, October 2013

Posted on 15-Oct-2018
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