Forklift Safety Cage

Our Forklift Safety Cage has an RHS main frame, Chequer plate floor and  25 x 25 x 3 mm mesh all round.  It is manufactured to Australian Standard AS 2359.1  and has a  self closing door with lock and internal safety rail along with tyne pockets and tyne locks, safety chains, kick plates.  It has an auto tyne lock on, on pick up so when you pick the cage up, if the operator has not used the chains it will not slip off your tynes.  Our Forklift Safety Cage has a rated safety harness clipping point which is labelled and has specific use signage as per AS 2359.1 requirements.  They are painted safety yellow and are generally in stock.  Our cage has a Safe Working Load: 250kg (including personnel & equipment).

The Wiretainers & BJ Turner Forklift Safety Cage is not the cheapest on the market, but we believe it’s the only one that currently not only meets but exceeds the Australian Standard.

The Australian Standard specifies in Section 12.3.2 (f) Duplicate independent locks, shall be provided to secure the platform in the correct position …. The Wiretainers & BJ Turner forklift safety cage has the standard chain lock manual system that many cages use. It also has the added user proofing of auto-tine locks which swing into position on pick up of the cage. So if the user decides not or forgets to put the chain on, the safety cage is securely and safely attached to the forklift.

The Australian Standard specifies in Section 12.3.2 (g) (ii) The front and both sides shall consist of handrails, infill and toe boards …. The Wiretainers & BJ Turner forklift safety cage has all these, and in fact we have intentionally sloped the hand rail to prevent use as a ladder. We do not use a mid rail in our cage for the same reason – we have seen people standing on this mid rail to gain extra height and believe this to be extremely dangerous.  Our forklift safety cage has 25 x 25 x 3mm mesh infill on all sides including the back and a toe board all round.

The Australian Standard specifies in Appendix E4.3.6.6 Anchorage point(s) shall be marked with the following: (a) the manufacturer’s details (b) Free fall arrest for one person – 15kN (c) Free fall arrest for two persons – 21kN.  Our latest forklift safety cage has a branded anchorage point that rates at 6 tonne, which exceeds the requirements for two persons.

Our signage and inward closing door, comply to the standard and the safety harness we provide when required is rated to 1.5KN

Where Quality and safety is concerned we will not compromise, you will not buy better.

Manufactured in Australia using Australian Materials