Mezzanines are versatile spacing options. A custom mezzanine offers numerous additional benefits to the commercial warehouse, factory, or storage facility. The added space within an existing facility saves on rental costs, utilities, and taxes. Keeping your operation under the same roof can reduce errors, misunderstandings, and administrative mix-ups.
Choose the right mezzanine accessories to get the most out of your mezzanine space.
Consider What You Need for Best Efficiency in Your Workflow
High-performing, long-lasting industrial mezzanines are a valuable addition to any workspace because you can modify them with a wide range of accessories and options. Options for steel mezzanine workspaces can help you get the most out of your mezzanine. Raised landings, shelving, and conveyor systems can improve your workflow to save you time and money.
Consider these accessories for mezzanine platforms:
- Raised landing: If your mezzanine is used as an extra workspace, you may need to consider a raised landing. These elevated platforms are beneficial when higher space is required to reach equipment, machinery, or shelving. Landings come in various shapes and sizes, and you can customize them to fit your dimensional requirements.
- Shelving: Heavy-duty metal shelving on your mezzanine can be chosen according to your desired system. For example, vertical shelves and automated shelving systems allow you to store the maximum amount of product in the least amount of space.
- Conveyor systems: Conveyor systems within a mezzanine platform allow you to quickly and safely transport goods from the top to bottom floors. For instance, you can easily transfer products with rollers, hooks, and slides.
What Safety Features Do You Need?
When your employees must operate on a raised platform such as a mezzanine, providing them with the safest possible work environment should be your top priority. Consequently, when choosing mezzanine accessories, you should consider which safety features you need most for your mezzanine floor perimeter.
A range of accessories to consider for your mezzanine include:
- Caged ladders
- Protective railing
- Safety stairs
- Access doors
If you are using your mezzanine for office space or a work area, you need to consider any applicable safety requirements with the utmost care. How will your employees gain access to mezzanine levels in your facility? Does the mezzanine need to support plywood flooring, or is standard steel bar grating enough?
Caged ladders and safety steel stairs allow employees to ascend and descend safely without the risk of a severe fall. These accessories come equipped with enclosed rails that protect employees from injury.
Mezzanine safety gates, rails, and access doors protect employees and merchandise from falling off the mezzanine level. They come in many styles and sizes and can be designed to match your unique needs. Guard railing can be open bars or entirely closed-off sections, depending on the use of your mezzanine.
Gates can tilt or even be removed to allow access to forklifts or scissor lifts, allowing your equipment to easily travel from floor space to mezzanine space. These features are helpful when merchandise is directly loaded or unloaded on the mezzanine level.
Contact Shelving + Rack Systems for Your Mezzanine Floor Project
Trusted shelving experts, Shelving + Rack Systems, Inc., can outline the available choices and help you decide which mezzanine floor accessories will work best for your warehouse. Our design team can meet you on-site to customize your configuration and oversee your mezzanine installation, ensuring you get the safest and most practical design for your needs.