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How Modular Catwalk Systems Keep Facilities Safe

Warehouse, manufacturing, and oil and gas facilities are typically bustling spaces where workers, forklifts, and other heavy machinery constantly move from one place to another. Because of the commotion in these facilities, overcrowding and safety are significant issues that must be addressed. So how do you handle these problems in busy facilities? Northern Platforms’ modular catwalk systems are a great option! Catwalk systems can improve the productivity and flow of traffic in your facility by providing safer and more efficient means of navigation for workers. Next, we’ll tell you how modular catwalk systems from Northern Platforms can improve safety and efficiency in your facility and two of their typical applications. Continue reading to learn more!

How Modular Catwalk Systems Help

Northern Platform’s modular catwalk systems are manufactured to create an efficient way for employees to navigate from point A to point B within a facility. However, getting from point A to point B can be a lot more complicated depending on the facility’s layout, obstacles, and hazards. That’s why modular catwalk systems from Northern Platforms are an excellent access solution, as they can be customized to fit your facility’s exact requirements. But more on that below. Overall modular catwalk systems are a fantastic way to ensure safety and efficiency in your facility as they create a clear and safe path. Some other benefits include the following.

Navigate Over Obstacles

One of the most significant advantages of modular catwalks systems is that they provide workers with a safe means of accessing equipment, storage areas, controls and more. If these features are infrequently used (as is often the case in many facilities), they’re usually placed off to the side or in difficult-to-reach areas to keep floor space clear for other activities. Modular catwalk systems from Northern Platforms offer a simple means of reaching necessary equipment or controls without interrupting other operations. That means that with a catwalk system, your employees can easily navigate your facility, perform repairs, and avoid obstacles or other operational activities without fear of an accident or disruption in production.

Add a Vantage Point to Your Facility

Furthermore, modular catwalk systems from Northern Platforms are excellent for creating vantage points for overseeing equipment and work in your facility. Often, our modular catwalks are incorporated into larger safe access systems such as observation platforms, mezzanines and more. For supervisors and quality control officers, these vantage points give them a clearer view of the production flow below and see where any issues or problems may occur. Overall modular catwalk systems from Northern Platforms offer safety and efficiency-related benefits, depending on how you implement them in your facility.

Modular Catwalk Systems at Northern Platforms

Located in Leduc, Alberta, Northern Platforms is Western Canada’s premier access and loading solutions distributor. We proudly distribute solutions from industry-leading brands like ErectaStep, SafeRack, RollaStep and more. Moreover, Northern Platforms also offers a range of turnkey solutions, such as installation and preventative maintenance, to help ensure your facility is safe and compliant. Are you interested in learning more about our modular catwalk systems? Contact Northern Platforms today!