Handistep - Rear Van Safety Steps

Reverse Sensors are available now

Handistep - OEM Tested & Approved Specified by BT Fleet & Police Authorities

Handistep now features high visual red reflective tape as standard


Handistep can provide peace of mind for fleet users and owner operators alike when using this unique rear van safety step to address areas that surround Health & Safety when loading roof mounted equipment or gaining access into or out of the vehicle.

We can now provide even more safety awareness with bespoke reverse sensors with audible warning which can either be retrofitted into existing Handisteps or installed when first ordering the step applicable to your application.

Handistep is OEM approved and is fully compliant with both TUV & ELVD requirements and can assist in meeting the requirements that now surround Bill 220-EN, which became live in April 2008!

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Handistep continues to been specified on BT Fleet vehicles providing Van Fleet Safety & Protection and since the introduction of Handistep during 2001 this unique product has proved to be the most innovative step system available to both van fleet operators and owner operators of Light Commercial Vehicles who want safety and protection on their vehicles.

The Handistep range has continued to grow and has also addressed many specialist applications including bespoke systems for refrigerated trailers to box bodied vehicles which needed bespoke fold away steps.

Major Fleets specify this unique product knowing the system has been manufactured under stringent ISO 9001 (2008) standards and offers 1000 hours salt spray suppression being twice the industry standard.

During endurance testing the steps were also subjected to low speed rear impact tests which actually protected rear panel work of the van as the step has been designed to absorb low speed rear impact.

With ever increasing legislation surrounding "Duty of Care", Handistep now offers even greater safety with the introduction of OEM / EMC approved, specially designed reverse sensors which are bespoke to this unique step system. These can be either retrofitted into existing steps or indeed can be ordered at the same time as the step thus saving valuable workshop labour installation time.

High visual yellow cappings are now available for even greater visibility at no extra cost.

Using reverse sensors gives drivers peace of mind with an audible warning of objects out of sight of the rear view mirrors whilst reversing offering additional awareness and safety to both the Public and to the driver. Apart from the standard audible warning supplied with the reverse sensor kit; Handistep can offer an optional dashboard mounted digital read out display which pin points the area where the offending object is situated. Many fleets now specify Handistep with reverse sensors as a standard.

The features and benefits of Handistep coupled with OEM approvals and meeting the stringent rules surrounding TUV & ELVD approval and compliance makes Handistep the one to specify when ordering your new vehicle.

Our steps are Tested & Approved by OEM's at Dunton Research Centre and Millbrook Testing Ground.

OEM's such as Ford, Vauxhall Motors, (VW) Volkswagen GB, have awarded OEM Part Numbers to Handistep - as an OEM Tested & Approved Van Rear Safety Step.

Designs available on the following Vans- Light Commercial Vehicles:-

  • Vauxhall Vivaro, Vauxhall Movano, Vauxhall Combo
  • Ford Transit, Ford Connect, Ford Transit Jumbo, Ford Ranger 4x4 Truck
  • VW-Volkswagen Crafter, Volkswagen T5, Volkswagen LT
  • Mercedes Sprinter & New Sprinter
  • LDV Maxus
  • Renault Master, Renault Trafic
  • Nissan Interstar, Nissan Primastar
  • Citroen Relay, Citroen Dispatch
  • Iveco 53C, Iveco 65C Twin Cab
  • Peugeot Boxer, Peugeot Expert
  • Fiat Ducato, Fiat Scudo
  • Toyota Hiace
Police Van with HandistepCrafter with HandistepHigh Visibility Yellow CapsTripple HandistepHandi Side Step

Fleet Managers of Light Commercial Vehicles are continually looking for new ways to improve and evaluate Duty of Care, Health & Safety & Protection and Risk Management. Handistep Van Safety Accessories fit the bill, with it's Features & Benefits to satisfy Fleet Risk Policies.
Our goal is to help minimise Risk and MAXIMISE SAFETY!......

  • Plastic Treads - Antislip
  • Self Cleaning
  • UV Light Resistant
  • Zinc Phosphate – Salt Spray Protection
  • Polyester Powder Coated
  • Helps Reduce Van Body/Bumper damage in low impacts
  • Safe Loading / Unloading
  • Minimise Risk – MAXIMISE SAFETY
  • High Visual Red reflective tape fitted as standard
  • Recyclable
  • Reverse Sensor Options
  • Robust Metal Frame
  • TUV/ELVD / EEC Compliant
  • New Multifit HandiTowStep - (Tow Bar Step Aid)

Tel :- 01244 833157 Email:  sales@rhinoproducts.co.uk