Fixed Guardrail Systems

Fixed guardrails eliminate the hazard of falls from height. This is the preferred method of fall protection equipment, should working at height be unavoidable.

The fixed roof guardrail system is suitable for multiple users at any time, requiring very basic working at height training making it the ideal solution for regular and long duration maintenance at roof level.

The roof guardrail can be fixed to various different substrates such as standing seam, composite and built up roofs.

Saving Space with Fixed Roof Guardrail Systems

This roof guardrail system minimises space on the roof compared to free standing handrail systems so is ideal for when roof space is an issue or to bring a current parapet wall up to correct height standards.

Fixed guardrail systems must be inspected by a suitable working at height Specialist Company a minimum of every 12 months.

Get in Touch for Guardrail Systems for Roof Safety

To discuss your options of roof edge protection or for more information about roof guardrails, one of our team members at Altus Safety will be happy to talk these through with you if you contact us on 0330 113 0870. We’re always keen to discuss your requirements so please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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Key Benefits

Here’s a brief summary...

  • Collective measure / guards hazard / preferred method should working at height not able to be avoided
  • Suitable for multiple users requiring basic working at height training
  • Suitable for frequent access for long duration of time due to low risk level
  • Minimises space used on roof and offers no obstruction to walkways
  • Most popular collective solution for Standing Seam, Composite or Built up roofs
  • Ideal to bring existing parapet walls up to correct height standards

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...

In line with the working at height regulations Fixed Guardrail provides a collective measure making it the preferred system of choice for most fall protection situations by providing a permanent edge protection.

The Health and Safety Executive’s hierarchy of control states if working at height cannot be avoided, then the first consideration should be to use collective measures.

Fixed Guardrails comply with the following standards:

BS EN 13374:2013 – Class A
HSG-33 Health & Safety in Roof Work
HSE INDG 284 “Working on roofs”
BS6399: Part 2 1995 Wind Code
BS EN ISO 14122-3:2001

Testing/Inspection standards and frequency:
BS EN 13374 for Temporary Edge protection systems – minimum of every 12 months by a working at height specialist company

Fixed Guardrails are available in a range of materials and finishes, Please see below:


Galvanised Steel
Stainless Steel


Powder Coated to any RAL colour

Please note Fixed Guardrails offer curved, incline or straight options.

Available with various fixing brackets allow the system to be secured to the top of the parapet/roof surface or side fixed to walls.

Fixed Guardrails can be fitted with resin anchors, rivets or clamps.

Fixed Guardrails are suitable for use on Brick, Concrete, Timber, Standing Seam, Composite or Built up materials.

As Fixed Guardrails are secured to the roof it cannot be tampered with and components are not easily stolen.

Toeboards/Kickboards are available to be added to the system should they be required.

Fixed Guardrails are also known as:

topfix guardrail, sidefix guardrail, rivet fixed, standing seam clamped guardrail, handrail, edge protection, safety railing.

Fixed Guardrails are commonly installed in the following sectors:

Hotels / Leisure

Available Materials & Finishes

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Galvanised Steel

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Stainless Steel

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Powder Coated

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