Overhead Cable

Overhead cable systems minimise the consequences of falls from height. Installations come equipped with a wheeled trolley and retractable fall arrestor offering a cost effective overhead fall arrest solution.

The system is typically designed for up to 2/3 users and requires more advanced training on working at height and PPE. Fall arrest systems will require rescue plans and rescue training. 

The system is ideal for installation in industrial environments, warehouses, loading bays and vehicle/aircraft maintenance workshops. Overhead cable systems can easily accommodate changes of direction and can be secured to the structure using a range of anchorage fittings.

These 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 12 months and/or after every fall.

We’re always keen to discuss your requirements so please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Key Benefits

Here’s a brief summary...

  • Wheeled trolley and retractable fall arrestor offering a cost effective overhead fall arrest solution
  • Suitable for up to 2/3 users, it requires more advanced training on working at height
  • Suitable for occasional/less regular access for short/medium duration of time
  • Ideal for industrial environments
  • Can easily accommodate changes of direction
  • Available to be secured to a structure using a range of anchorage fittings

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

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...

Overhead cable systems provide continuous fall protection for locations where overhead protection is required, such as vehicle loading, machine maintenance, building maintenance as well as access to platforms and gantries. 

Overhead cable systems give the user maximum accessibility and hands-free access. Overhead cable systems comply with the following standards:

BS EN 795 – Class C

BS EN 362:1992

Testing/Inspection standards and frequency:
Class C Fall Protection systems under BS EN 795 – minimum of every 12 months and/or after every fall by a working at height specialist company
These systems and any associated PPE equipment must be inspected before and after every use by a trained user.

Overhead cable systems are available in a range of materials and finishes, Please see below:

Materials
  • Stainless Steel
Finishes
  • Certain components ‘only’ can be powder coated to any RAL colour
  • Electro-polished for greater longevity

Overhead cable systems can be fixed to structural steelwork as well as purpose built gantries and davits. 

Overhead cable systems are also known as:

lifeline, fall arrest, fall restraint, man line, roof safety wire, fall protection systems.

These systems are commonly installed in the following sectors:

Industrial

Retail

Hotels / Leisure

Healthcare

Utilities

Overhead cable systems feature a wheeled traveller which passes smoothly over the brackets, even when the user is attached to a fully extended fall arrest block.

Available Materials & Finishes

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Stainless Steel

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Powder Coated

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Elecro- polished

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