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Stairwell Hatch System

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  • South: 01635 876 336
  • North: 01925 820 003
  • Scotland: 0141 427 3366
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Ockwells Stairwell Hatch system is designed to be lightweight for handling and ease of use on site whilst providing a large safe standing platform when installed.
Product Overview
  • Stairwell Hatch Systems are designed to provide full cover platforms over the stairwell opening in various combinations to suite your requirements
  • The System is designed to prevent falls through large stairwell openings whilst giving you full or partial access for operatives and materials
  • This System allows safe and fixed access to a ladder prior to a staircase being fitted
  • Openings next to party walls can be accommodated using a Telescopic Joist
  • Each system set comprises of 1x Hatch (hinged), 2x Hatches (fixed), 1x Ladder Plate & 1x Telescopic Joist
Load Testing and Application
  • Ockwells Stairwell Hatch System has been independently tested by Lloyds British Testing Ltd
  • All parts of this system must be regularly inspected for damage from misuse. Any damaged parts should be replaced; damaged parts should be disposed of through recycling
  • Do not exceed 2 persons per panel (max 135kg per person, in accordance with the HSE’s Research Report 342)
  • Each Hatch has been tested to 252Kg/m2 as a sound working platform

Stairwell Hatch Installation Guide


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Product Options – set comprises of
1 x Stairwell Hatch - Hinged1200mm x 900mmApprox 22.5 Kg
1 x Stairwell Hatch - Fixed1200mm x 900mmApprox. 22.5 Kg
1 x Ladder Plate1200mm x 450mm (300mm excluding overlaps)Approx. 12 Kg
1 x Telescopic Joist2500mm (extending to a maximum length of 3500mm)Approx. 35 Kg