Product News: Architectural and Civil Engineering Products
Hatch Railing System satisfies OSHA standard CFR 1910.23.
Press Release Summary:
January 18, 2006 - Providing permanent means of fall protection for hatch openings, BIL-Guard(TM) Hatch Railing System mounts directly to capflashing of any brand of roof hatch. Attachment system does not penetrate roofing membrane and is installed using basic tools. System is constructed of fiber reinforced polymer material with molded-in, high-visibility yellow color for safety. Self-closing gate ensures continuous fall protection and maintains OSHA compliance.
Original Press Release
Bilco Offers BIL-GUARD(TM) Hatch Railing System
Press release date: December 14, 2005
Roof Hatch or Fire Vent Bil-Guard(TM) Hatch Rail System Model Size Model Shipping width x length Weight inches mm lbs. kg. S 36 x 30 914 x 762 RL-S 52 24 E 36 x 36 914 x 914 RL-E 52 24 F 48 x 48 1219 x 1219 RL-F 61 28 NB 30 x 54 762 x 1372 RL-NB 60 27 L 30 x 96 762 x 2438 RL-L 76 35 SS Specify Size RL-SSL* Based on Size SS Specify Size RL-SSW** Based on Size D Specify Size RL-D Based on Size SV Specify Size RL-SV Based on Size DSH Specify Size RL-DSH Based on Size* Gate on front or latch side of SS Roof Hatch ** Gate on width or side of SS Roof Hatch Specifications Posts and rails are pultruded from a fire retardant, fiberglass-reinforced polymer (FRP). FRP material has a molded-in, high visibility, safety yellow color and is treated with a UV inhibitor. Mounting brackets are fabricated from 1/4" thick hot dip galvanized steel. Gate hinges and post guides are constructed of 6063-T5 aluminum and torsion rod is type 302 stainless steel. All fasteners are type 316 stainless steel. Hatch rail system satisfies the requirements of OSHA 29 CFR 1910.23 and meets OSHA strength requirements with a safety factor of two. Manufacturer shall provide a 25-year warranty against defects in material and workmanship. For more information on Bilco's complete line of products, call (203) 934-6363, or visit the company's website at www.bilco.com