Service yard and loading dock protection

Reduce accident risk, prevent damage and optimize traffic movements in loading bays and service yards.

Protecting your service yard

Structural damage prevention to loading bays with safety protection
Loading dock damage

Prevent structural damage to essential loading docks by protecting against HGV impacts and friction from trailers during loading and unloading.

Loading dock hazard with no safety protection or barriers
Accident risk

Reduce the risk of serious accidents and injuries from vehicles, pallets jacks and pedestrians falling off vacant loading docks.

Loading bay dock doors damaged by HGV impact
Infrastructure damage

Maintain maximum operating capacity and volume by preventing damage to roller doors, shutters and other service yard infrastructure.

Making your service yard safer

Loading bay safety gate protecting dock and service yard

Protect docks

Dock gates provide both visual guidance and a physical barrier at unoccupied loading docks. They prevent access and protect doors from impact damage.

Pedestrian walkway safety barriers segregating from vehicles

Create pedestrian safe zones

HGV drivers are vulnerable to vehicle impact accidents in service yards. Safety barriers and swing gates can be used to create safe areas in which drivers can wait while their vehicles are being loaded or unloaded.

Industrial bollards protecting doorways from forklift impact

Protect doorways

Loading bay doors can be damaged by forklift trucks and palleted goods. Safety bollards at doorways provide visual guidance to drivers and protect against impact damage.

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PAS 13: your guide to workplace safety

PAS 13 is an independent global benchmark for the installation and testing of workplace safety barriers. It was produced by the British Standards Institution in partnership with leading international companies including Nestlé, Mars, and DHL. Learn more about the PAS 13 code of practice.

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Why choose polymer dock protection?

Plastic flexible bollard protection in service yards that do not damage the floor
No floor damage

Flexible industrial polymer and patented engineering absorbs and disperses impact forces to protect fixings and prevent floor damage.

Bollard protection from vehicle impacts
Save on repairs

Engineered with built-in memory to flex and fully recover from impacts, unique polymer design protects against costly barrier and vehicle damage.

Loading dock barrier gates preventing damage
Save on maintenance

Self-colored, non-corrosive and UV protected, advanced polymer barriers stay visible, do not rust and never need painting, saving you time and money.

Why Choose A-SAFE?

Industrial safety guardrails engineered and manufactured in Great Britain

End-to-end process

Unrivalled quality means owning every aspect of the development and production process. Our products are designed, developed, manufactured and tested in the UK at our state-of-the-art innovation and production facilities in Elland, West Yorkshire.

Leading the world in polymer innovation

Since inventing the world’s first industrial polymer safety barrier in 2001, we have not stood still. We are constantly innovating and enhancing products to make workplaces safer and more efficient.

Tested and certified performance

A-SAFE products are tested to the rigorous standards of BSI PAS 13, the global code of practice for testing the impact resilience of workplace safety barriers. Furthermore, conformity to PAS 13 is independently inspected and certified by TUV Nord - one of the world’s most respected independent test houses.

Scientifically engineered safety

From the triple-layer strength and flexibility of our revolutionary MemaplexTM material to our patented Energy Absorption System, every A-SAFE pedestrian safety barrier has been engineered by our polymer scientists to deliver the ultimate performance in the toughest industrial environments.

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"I don’t know of any other barrier that exists on the market that meets the testing regime that A-SAFE does."
Steff Williams, Director of Safety, Sonoco Europe

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