Fixed Guardrail Systems
Fixed guardrails eliminate the hazard of falls from height. This is the preferred method of fall protection should working at height be unavoidable.
The 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 system can be fixed to various different substrates such as standing seam, composite and built up roofs.
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 guardrails must be inspected by a suitable working at height Specialist Company a minimum of every 12 months.
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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:
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