The work that was granted to SACYR, was ultimately carried out by companies specialized in working at heights and confined spaces. In this case, the Aragonese ARIDOS Y EXCAVACIONES CARMELO LOBERA SL y HUESCALTURAS SL were responsible for placing more than 200 polypropylene step irons and 50 access handholds to facilitate the entry into the wells.
This project has significantly improved the access conditions into the manholes, adapting the equipment according to Labor Risk Prevention Law.
It’s very remarkable that IVERNA’s products has already been sold for more than 30 years not only in Zaragoza but also worldwide, being the Aragonese capital the point of reference for being the place where the polypropylene manhole steps were installed for the very first time in Spain.
In this occasion there were installed the following products:
PATE SUGAR 400CR
The 400CR model is characterized by being the step iron with the largest surface for supporting the foot, making it one of the most comfortable available in the market. The manhole step 400 CR and 400 CR PLUS are the only rungs in the market that exceed the LPRL law 31/1995, Labor Risk Prevention Law and Royal Decree 486/1997, «Minimum requirements for safety and health in workplaces. »
This manhole step iron is manufactured with 100% virgin high impact polypropylene and calibrated steel rod of 65kg / mm2, complying with the demanding European Standard EN-13101. IVERNA is also the only company in the sector that has its own quality laboratory to perform the compulsory quality tests in each batch of 1000 steps as the law requires.
STAINLESS-STEEL HANDHOLD ENTRY POLE FOR MANHOLES
Access to confined spaces, vertical walls or narrow places where the step irons are not clearly visible and there is not an external support point, can be really dangerous.
In IVERNA we have developed a handle in stainless-steel consisting on a telescopic and retractable bar that protrudes more than 1 meter above the access ladder, allowing a much more secure and comfortable grip. This product was selected with The Technical Innovation Award at the international water trade fair SMAGUA 2017.
If you want to know more about these and many other products related to security in confined spaces. Get in touch on the website: www.iverna2000.com