A lot of necessary work takes place in manholes, but manholes are also dangerous places to be. Manholes are confined spaces with fall hazards and a significant risk of contamination. To ensure safety and meet site requirements, workers need the proper equipment and other protective measures.


Allegro is one of the trusted brands we carry, and they offer many options for manhole water pumps and accessories, including submersible pumps for dewatering and sludge removal. A manhole safety cross is a must-have for manhole work as well. You can quickly and easily reduce a manhole opening size and minimize fall risks with no damage to the street or manhole. Allegro offers proven equipment that's stood up to many jobs. Their specialties in blowers, respiratory, and confined space gear make them a perfect fit for the work that needs to be done in manholes.

PK Safety is your trusted provider of confined space pumps and accessories that you need to get a job done safely. Work tents, guard rails and winches, discharge hoses, lid lifters, and more are available. A safety expert can answer your worksite safety and equipment recommendations and help you find exactly what you need.

PK Safety has manhole accessories for every stage of your job, from standing on the ground above the job to preparing the space to climbing down into it.

  • Manhole, lid, or grate lifters to create an entrance for workers to use;
  • Fall prevention systems, including guard rails, work tents, safety crosses, and rail winches, to be used as part of a complete fall prevention system and to help keep passersby from having an accident in your work area;
  • Discharge hoses, dewatering pumps, and sludge dewatering pumps for clearing out a space;
  • Confined space ventilation equipment to make the atmosphere in the manhole breathable, and more.

If your safety needs aren't covered on this page, we likely have something that can help. For instance, gas monitors and respirators are essential to confined space and manhole work. PK Safety not only carries the most trusted brands in those categories as well but is also a Factory Authorized Service Center for BW Honeywell, RAE, and RKI gas monitors. We have factory-trained-certified technicians in-house, offering gas detector calibration service to custom specifications if you need them for your job.

Looking for recommendations? Not sure what exactly you're looking for? PK Safety's safety experts can help. Our website will always be available, and you can still contact us online or by phone at 800.829.9580.