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Manhole Guard

Manhole Guard

Keep your staff safe from open manholes with the manhole guard.

The Manhole Guard is durable, lightweight, versatile and easy to handle. It is available in round, rectangular and square designs fitting most common manhole and storm drain applications.

When the lid is off the manhole, nothing is between the operators and a long drop to the bottom. The Manhole Guard easily slides in, creating a barrier keeping the operators safe. The opening allows vacuuming and jetting without restriction so the job gets done.

The Manhole Guard:

  • Is cost effective
  • Promotes safety
  • Minimizes liabilty
  • Prevents slips / falls
  • Protects workers & Public
  • Reduces injury time-loss
  • Decreases replacement tool costs
  • Is a visual warning
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Use a Manhole Guard for Open Manhole Safety

The Manhole Guard is a product of Southern Sewer Equipment Sales. Southern Sewer is continually evaluating the response from its customers and bringing accessories and special designs to market as the need is shown.

Current Options Include:

  • Lid
  • Hose Guide Attachment
  • Bypass Kit
  • Lighting Kit
  • Custom Shapes, Colors, and Sizes
  • Customer Logos Available Upon Request
  • Large Manhole Guard 29-34 inches

The Manhole Guard was originally designed for the sewer industry. As the product began to appear on the streets, inquiries began to come in from many additional utilities including telephone, electric, water, cable tv, natural gas and others. The Manhole Guard has already become a darling to the risk management department at many municipalities and promises to become a standard for every open manhole. For more information or suggestions on additional options or uses, please fill out our contact form.