Freestanding Abseil

Freestanding portable abseiling anchor systems allow trained rope access personnel to work safely in accordance with BS7985. These abseiling systems should only be used by fully trained rope access personnel.

They can be used on a variety of different roof types and require no attachment to the building, meaning they can be moved easily to different areas reducing the need for several installed anchors.

The abseiling ropes are protected from the edge of the building meaning less chance of abrasion and the modular construction allows safe transport to the working area complying with manual handling regulations.

These abseiling systems must be inspected before and after every use by a trained user. They must be inspected & tested by a suitable working at height Specialist Company a minimum of every 6 months and/or after every fall.

Abseiling System Enquiries

We’re always keen to discuss your requirements. If you would like to get in touch to enquire about this product, please contact us by phone on 0330 113 0870 or by sending an email to info@altussafety.co.uk. We look forward to hearing from you.

Key Benefits

Here’s a brief summary...

  • Freestanding portable abseiling anchors allow users to work safely in accordance with BS7985
  • Should only be used by fully trained rope access personnel
  • Can be used on a variety of different roof types and require no attachment
  • Reduce the need for several installed anchors
  • The abseiling ropes are protected from the edge of the building
  • Modular construction complies with manual handling regulations

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Available Services

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Survey & Risk Assessment

Design, Supply & Installation

Inspection, Testing & Maintenance

Training, Courses & Seminars

Additional Information

All you need to know about this solution...

Freestanding portable abseiling anchors require no attachment to the structure of the building and can be moved across roof surface easily, removing the need for multiple attachment points.

Freestanding portable abseiling anchors comply with the following standards:

BS 788

EN 795

Testing/Inspection standards and frequency:
LOLER (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations) 1998 and BS EN 7883 – minimum of every 12 months and/or after every fall by a working at height specialist company
These systems must be inspected before and after every use by a trained user.

Freestanding portable abseiling anchors are completely freestanding so there is no need to penetrate the roof sheet. Their modular construction allows the systems to be moved easily to different work areas.

Freestanding portable abseiling anchors are also known as:

Portable Rope Access Anchor Device, Portable deadweight access anchor system

These systems are commonly installed in the following sectors:

Residential

Industrial

Offices

Retail

Hotels / Leisure

Education

Healthcare

Utilities

Available Materials & Finishes

altus shield

Galvanised Steel

Got a question? Our team can tell you more about this solution.

You can fill in our contact form or contact us direct on 0330 113 0870 or info@altussafety.co.uk