Safety Loading Gate for Zone 2 Material Handling Cage

Client: Manufacturer of electrical insulating varnishes and resins.

Requirement: To load production materials from ground level up onto 11 metre high floor. 



  • Zone 2 Hazardous area 
  • Existing access via staircase 
  • Low Headroom on 2nd storey  floor 
  • Loading access required removal of existing handrail 
Special swing out gates each end of landing area for Zone 2 runway system

Total Solution:

  1. Cantilever runway beam projecting from floor landing area out over stairwell fitted with 2000 kg capacity Zone 2 pneumatically powered travelling hoist with push button control pendant mounted on remote track. 
  2. Purpose designed Low headroom ‘H’ lifting beam with detachable safety hooks 
  3. Custom lifting cage with fork truck facilitating base, Full height mesh sides and swing opening door with locking latch.
  4. Existing handrail replaced with specificlly designed mechanical swing out gates system with self locking safety latch system. Providing full edge protection for all personnel, throughout loading operation. 
  5. Design, manufacture, installation and testing of two complete systems provided by Dales’ in-house crane and Mezzbarriers divisions. 


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The pallet gate design and manufacturing services (To ISO 9001)  provided by our in-house mezzanine barrier division meet the recommendations of the Health and Safety Executive


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You can select from six different models in the Safety Pallet Gates section of this website.  You will also find a helpful Selecting Your Pallet Gate  guide page.  Or on each of the model pages, there is detailed information on what the model does and the full dimensions etc.  Plus there is a specific enquiry form for each model for you to use.


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Div. of DALE Lifting and Handling Specialists

2 Kelbrook Road


M11 2QA

United Kingdom


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