Water Tank Access Hatch Installations
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If you struggle with quick and easy access to your cold-water storage tank, then the installation of a low-level access hatch may be the most appropriate and effective solution. Tank Reline have specialised in all aspects of water tanks repairs and installations since 2011, providing trusted solutions to our clients in a multitude of industry sectors throughout the United Kingdom. When it comes to confined spaces, we always advise a safety-first approach, which is why our engineering team recommend and install dozens of new low-level access hatches every year. Our specialist team have the expertise to undertake a feasibility survey to determine whether your tank can accommodate a new access hatch, and then provide you with the most appropriate and cost-effective solution.
Have you been advised to get a low-level access hatch fitted to your storage tank? Then get in touch today to and our team of friendly experts will guide you through the options available.
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What is an access hatch and why is it important?
Where should an access hatch be fitted?
Do access hatches improve health and safety?
How much does a water tank access hatch cost?
Access hatches are installed as a point of entry to and egress from enclosed spaces, such as cold-water storage tanks. They're not just important for health and safety compliance, but they make routine maintenance activities such as repairs or cleaning works significantly more efficient. Access hatches can help reduce time and cost whenever access to the internal structure is necessary.
Access hatches should ideally be fitted at a low level, close to the base of the water tank or any relevant structure. If the access point is situated at height, then additional precautions are needed to protect the operatives from the risks of falling. This adds significant time, cost and risk to the process, so installing access hatches at a low level is preferable to allow entry in a safe and efficient manner.
Installing a low-level access hatch will greatly reduce the health and safety risks to the operatives who are entering the water tank, compared to a high-level access point. It removes the working at height risks, as well as improving the ability of the outside man to affect a rescue in the event of an emergency.
The price of a water tank access hatch will vary with factors such as location and size, however we'll always provide the most cost-effective solution for our clients. If you're in need of a free quote, get in touch today and one of our engineering team will get right back to you to discuss the best options available for your tank.