Mobile Step Units

The AJAX Safe Access mobile step unit is ideal for gaining safe access to tanker sampling, inspection and high-level vehicle maintenance applications. The unit has been specifically designed in compliance with BS 5395-3:1985 code of practice for stairs, ladders, and walkways.
With hundreds of units supplied cross the UK & Europe, AJAX mobile step units are highly durable and set the standard in mobile safe access. Some of the most frequently supported sectors include petrochemical, quarrying and mining, food production, rail and road haulage.
UK Manufactured

Our access step units are manufactured by skilled fabricators at our factories in Yorkshire, using quality materials and are ISO9001, EN1090 and ATEX95 as standard.
Fully Customisable

We offer counterbalance and outrigger types and stainless steel upgrades. The Counterbalance version is by far the more popular version as it can be used against a vehicle without having to consider the position of the vehicle’s wheels.
Site Surveys

Our experienced engineers are at your disposal to conduct a site-survey, understand your requirements and design a total solution.

Technical Specification

All Units are manufactured and constructed to the highest quality for long-lasting durability and many years of maintenance free operation in harsh environments.

The aluminium ladder conforms to BS EN131 & EN131

The main frame was constructed from galvanised mild steel to BS 729 with an aluminium cage powder coated yellow to BS 08E51; which combined gives structural strength and manoeuvrability.

The height can be adjusted by a mechanical hand winch. Once in position and secured, safe access to the vehicle is achieved for the operator.

The minimum tanker access height is 3500mm. The maximum tanker access height is 4500mm

The Counterbalance Unit is designed for tankers with minimum floor clearance.

Mobile unit loadings

The ladder forms part of the unit as a whole but the aluminium ladder is DESIGNED IN COMPLIANCE BS EN 131-7: 2013, formally known as a class ‘1’ ladder and conforms to BS2037 Class 1’ rated.  Duty rating 130kg.  Maximum Vertical Static Load 175kg.

PDF specification sheet(s) available

Optional Extras

AJAX Mobile Step units come with a range of optional extras and design choices;

  • Self closing gate to the top platform
  • Aluminium safety cages available in various designs
  • A choice of castors, suitable for most ground conditions
  • Bespoke castors to enable the unit to traverse the length of a tanker.
  • Upgrades to stainless steel

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