Portable Access Platform

Portable Access Platform

The Portable Access Platform is designed to provide safe access and fall protection on the top of tanker trucks, bulk trucks, and railcars. The unit provides portable access with a safety enclosure designed for applications that do not allow the ability to use permanent truck loading platforms or when space is limited.

See the ‘Railcar‘, ‘Truck‘, and ‘Optional Upgrades‘ in the Tabs below to help make your selections.

  • System Description
  • System Components
  • RAILCAR
  • TRUCK
  • Optional Upgrades
  • Downloads
  • REQUEST QUOTE

Description

The Portable Access Platform is designed to provide safe access and fall protection on the top of tanker trucks, bulk trucks, and railcars. The unit provides portable access with a safety enclosure designed for applications that do not allow the ability to use permanent truck loading platforms or when space is limited.


FEATURES & BENEFITS

MATERIALS OF CONSTRUCTION

Rugged construction includes:

  • Welded steel frame with aluminum safety cages
  • 2, 8″ swivel casters with brakes
  • 2. 8″ fixed direction casters

FINISHES

  • Hot Dip Galvanized (standard finish)
  • Painted Standard Grey Enamel (please contact us for painted option)

SELF-SUPPORTING DESIGN

  • Counterweighted design allows access without being supported by the vehicle.
  • Rated to 500 lbs.

SAFETY CAGES

  • Standard Tank Trucks and Railcar designs available
  • Custom designed safety cages to meet your specific application

!! CAUTION !! This is a fall protection system. The system must be used in strict conformance with the manufacturer's instructions. Failure to do so may result in serious injury or death. You can download the system manuals from the 'Downloads' tab. You are also encouraged to contact us in case of any questions. more info

Portable Access Platform - System Components The Portable Access Platform System includes:
(1) Access Platform
(1) Staircase
(1) Safety Enclosure
(2) 2.8″ Fixed Direction Wheel Casters
(2) 2.8″ Swivel Wheel Casters with brakes


PLEASE NOTE: This is a custom fabricated product and prior to fabrication, we will send you a drawing for your review and approval. Upon approval, we will proceed with fabrication.

Top, Front & Side Views

Portable Access Platform - Railcar Dimensions Portable Access Platform - Railcar Dimensions Portable Access Platform - Railcar Dimensions

 

  • The stationary base is to have 8” swivel casters with brakes on the rear and 8’ stationary caster wheels on the front.
  • The unit is to be equipped with two (2) telescoping leveling jacks for added stability and adjustment.
  • The upper platform is to have neoprene bumpers on the outboard end and complete with handrails.
  • The lifting feature will be with a manual cable winch, this is adjustable from grade.
  • The entire unit to be finish painted with a grey enamel finish or hot dip galvanized.
  • The standard wheels are a 10” cast iron wheel with a solid rubber outer tread. Two wheels are strait and two are swivel with wheel locks on them. To move the platform, the two swivel wheels help direct or turn the platform.

Top, Front & Side Views

Portable Access Platform Dimensions Portable Access Platform Dimensions

 

  • The stationary base is to have 8” swivel casters with brakes on the rear and 8’ stationary caster wheels on the front.
  • The unit is to be equipped with two (2) telescoping leveling jacks for added stability and adjustment.
  • The upper platform is to have neoprene bumpers on the outboard end and complete with handrails.
  • The lifting feature will be with a manual cable winch, this is adjustable from grade.
  • The entire unit to be finish painted with a grey enamel finish or hot dip galvanized.
  • The standard wheels are a 10” cast iron wheel with a solid rubber outer tread. Two wheels are strait and two are swivel with wheel locks on them. To move the platform, the two swivel wheels help direct or turn the platform.
Swing Gate Aluminum - Portable Access Platform Swing Gate (Aluminum)

A swing gate at the entrance of the platform staircase to restrict access.

Towbar - Portable Access Platform Steel Tow-bar

A steel tow-bar to relocate the platform from one place to another.

placeholder Forklift Pockets

Forklift pockets are used to transport the platform with the help of a forklift. These pockets fit onto the system when relocating the platform.

By providing some basic information, we can provide you with a custom quotation or more product information. If you prefer to speak with a fall protection expert just call us at (888) 246-6999 x 303 or email us at webstore@caisafety.com

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