Frequently asked questions


What is a step-over platform?

A step-over is a bridge-type structure designed to allow safe access over various obstacles such as ducting, parapet walls, pipework, plant equipment or any other obstructions.

Used correctly, it improves roof safety, while making maintenance work easier. Depending on its design, a step-over can be installed on roofs or on the ground and can be freestanding or fixed into the floor.

What is a Kee Walk step-over?

A Kee Walk step-over is an easy-to-configure bridge-type structure designed to work on roofs. It is a modular system made of either galvanised steel or aluminium, which makes it resistant to severe weather conditions.

A Kee Walk step-over can be configured to suit most layouts, is easy to install and repair.

The system features treads made of glass re-enforced nylon, which are designed to reduce the possibility of slipping. This makes them safe to use in wet conditions.

Our access step-over requires no welding or drilling and can be quickly installed on site.

Can I buy a roof step-over directly online?

Yes. We now stock a range of standardised step-overs that can be ordered directly online and shipped to you immediately.

See all platforms suitable for obstacles 600 mm - 1400 mm high

See all platforms suitable for obstacles 200 mm - 400 mm high

If none of the off-the-shelf solutions suit your project, we also offer bespoke systems. Read more

What type of roofs are the Kee Walk step-overs suitable for?

Our range of standardised step-overs includes systems that you can use on membrane, asphalt, PVC and concrete roofs.

If your roof is made of any other material, just get in touch with us and we will be able to help.

What standards do your Kee Walk standardised step-overs adhere to?

Our large, standardised Kee Walk step-overs are designed in accordance with BS EN 14122-3. Our mini step-overs are compliant to EN 516 Class 1-C.

How long does it usually take to install one of your step-overs?

Our large standardised step-overs, for example, can be installed within 2 hours by a team of 2 people. The mini step-overs can be installed by 1 person, in less time. For bespoke solutions, installation times may differ depending on the complexity of the system.

I need a large step-over platform for my concrete roof. What system do you suggest?

We now offer a range of standardised step-overs suitable for concrete roofs. These are suitable for tackling obstacles that are up to 1.4m wide and between 0.6 – 1.4m. See the full range of standardised step overs

If these standardised systems are not the right choice for your roof, please send us your details and we will be able to provide a quote for a bespoke platform. Read more about bespoke pipe step overs

I need a large step-over platform for my membrane / asphalt / PVC roof. What system do you suggest?

We now offer a range of standardised step-overs suitable for membrane, asphalt or PVC roofs. These are suitable for tackling obstacles that are up to 1.4m wide and between 0.6 – 1.4m. See the full range of standardised step overs

If these standardised systems are not the right choice for your roof, please send us your details and we will be able to provide a quote for a bespoke platform. Read more about our bespoke roof walk-overs

I need a large step-over platform for my metal roof. What system do you suggest?

If you need a step-over to be installed on a metal roof, get in touch with your requirements.

Our technical department will be able to provide a quote for a suitable system. Read about our bespoke step over units

How do I put a large step-over together?

Our standardised step-overs come with a comprehensive IFU and drawing pack. All fittings will be pre-fitted, forming pre-assembled units for easy construction on site.

See how to install a standardised step-over unit

How will my standardised step-over arrive?

If you order a Kee Walk standardised step-over, this will arrive packed onto one single pallet. All fittings will be pre-fitted, forming pre-assembled units for easy construction on site.

What is the lead time on delivery for a standardised step-over?

A standardised step-over is usually shipped within one working day from receiving the payment from you. For custom step-overs, we will require more time to design the system for you. Our advisers will notify you of the waiting times as soon as you make an enquiry.

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