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Freestanding Roof Edge Protection Guardrails

Freestanding Roof Edge Protection Guardrails
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Heightsafe’s freestanding edge protection system uses the best proven counterbalance design to achieve exceptional stability on all roof surfaces when working at height regularly is unavoidable. Being a completely freestanding guardrail and handrail system, there is no need to penetrate your roof covering for this lightweight, safety guardrail solution.

The safety system is supplied in kit form using modular components which are quickly and easily linked together to form a sturdy and durable edge protection measure.

Weighted Guardrail Key Components

Main and Intermediate Upright
  • Height fully adjustable from 850mm up to 1350mm
  • Removable top riser unit
  • Stainless steel grub screws and clinch nuts for extra durability
  • Pre-galvanised steel tube
2.5 Metre Cross Rails
  • Pre-galvanised steel tube
  • Freestanding handrails are pre-cut to 2.5m lengths
  • Lightweight freestanding roof guardrail
20kg Weight
  • 100% recycled PVC
  • Easy to carry weighing just 20kg
  • Will not damage roof surface
D-End or Wall Fix
  • Pre-galvanised steel tube



Heightsafe can also develop bespoke systems for any type of roof

Available for:

  • Design
  • Supply
  • Install
  • Hire

Legislation and Standards / Testing and Compliance

  • EN ISO 14122 Part 3
  • BS EN 13374: 2013 & 2004 Class A
  • HSE INDG 284 “Working on roofs”
  • HSG-33 Health and Safety in Roof Work
  • BS 6399: Part 2 1995 Wind code
Did you know?

It is recommended that collective protection systems should be tested and inspected at frequencies not exceeding 12 months. Heightsafe also provide Testing and Maintenance, ensuring your collective edge protection is compliant.

Frequently Asked Question

Q: Will this system cause damage to my roof?

A: No, Freestanding Weighted Guardrails have no impact on the existing roof surface, providing a collective means of protection whilst having no effect on any existing roof warranty’s you may have in place.

Why Heightsafe?

Operating throughout the UK, Heightsafe have expert knowledge when it comes to work at height. Specialist teams hold all relevant and industry standard health and safety accreditations, so you can have peace of mind knowing that you are in safe and trusted hands. Offering a full 360 service, wherever you are in the UK, with multi or single sites, Heightsafe are happy to help.

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