This manual arm barrier is available in standard boom lengths between 3M and 8M comprising of a high quality aluminium boom with the appropriate counterweight. It can be locked in the upright position and with the lockable nest post in the down position.
The main plinth should be at a depth of 1M and a width/length of 400mm square. The bolt distsances are 240mm apart (square). The recommend bolt diameter is 14mm.
The lockable nest post bolt distances are 180mm apart (square).
It should be noted that Manual Arm Barriers are primarily intended for the entry and exit of motorised vehicles, and are not designed for pedestrian access. The use of this product for any other purpose will be deemed inappropriate and dangerous. It is therefore recommended that appropriate signage be erected warning pedestrians not to walk under the Traffic Barrier, and a separate pedestrian access be provided for pedestrians.
While all precautions are taken to make the traffic barrier as functionally and safely as possible, operators and users should take sensible precautions not to abuse a traffic control system that is essentially a manually operated arm, rising and falling across an access route.
It is the employer's responsibility, under Section 2 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, to ensure the health and safety of employees and others who may be affected by work activities. As part of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, employers are also required to conduct a suitable and sufficient Risk Assessment of all risks to employees' health and safety. Consequently, a Risk Assessment should be conducted by a competent person in accordance with Regulation 3 (I) of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.
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