Maxi LadderSafe

The Maxi LadderSafe is a modular trench access system specifically designed for use with the Groundforce range of trench boxes. The system comprises a number of components, including the handrail/access head unit, clip on ladder extensions and stabilisers. A safety chain is provided at the entry/exit point for additional security. The system fits to most Groundforce box systems via various bolt on connection spigots.  

When used in conjunction with the Groundforce handrail system, LadderSafe offers the user complete fall protection at the top of the trench whilst providing safe access and egress to the working area.


  • Integral fencing panels to provide adjacent edge protection
  • Robust, yet quick and easy to install
  • Complies with Working at Height Regulation 2005
  • Utilises modular steel ladder extensions
Component Description Weight (Kg) 
Head unit   Integral handrail and access point with starter ladder. 
Available in 3m and 3.5m long trench box panels. 
3m unit - 180kg 3.5m long unit - 200kg 
Extension ladders  Clip on extension ladders available in 2.2 and 1.6m lengths. 2.2m long unit - 37kg 1.6m long unit - 29kg
Stabiliser  Clip on bracket used to brace the extension ladders off the face of the box panel. 8kg

Technical Library

Mega Laddersafe User Guide

Mega Laddersafe User Guide

Equipment User Guide for the Mega Laddersafe system.