Wardsflex manhole keys and hooks are manufactured to a high standard using one or a combination of the following methods:
- Forged from a single piece of steel
- Cast as a one piece key
- Formed from single length of steel bar
- Specialist keys may be welded in places
- All loop handles are welded closed to remove the risk of pinch injuries
The style of any manhole cover to be lifted, personal preference and budget may be factors influencing choice when buying manhole lifting keys. However Wardsflex manufacture the most popular keys in a range of handle styles and length as Health and Safety evidence suggests that safe lifting can be improved by selecting the appropriate keys for the end user.