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Free-standing roof edge protection system

20 January 2020

Kee Safety now offers KeeGuard, a free-standing roof edge protection system that can keep workers on the roof safe without damaging the roof itself.

The UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recommends the use of effective rooftop safety equipment to reduce the many risks that can arise for people working at height. Designed to keep workers safe when carrying out essential building or maintenance, KeeGuard is designed to make a major contribution to minimising the dangers faced when working at height.

Suitable for use on concrete, asphalt, PVC membrane and felt roof surfaces, the flexible system can be used on almost any flat roof up to 10 degrees. The guardrail system is compatible with a range of rooftop configurations and is available for many different roof types, whether it is used where a restraining wall such as a parapet is in place or where the rooftop is completely open around the perimeter. It can also be used for retrofitting to older buildings and for new constructions. 

The system works on a proven counterweight system. The recycled PVC weights provide a highly visible and non-slip secure base that is free-standing and does not penetrate the roof membrane. It also has galvanised fittings and tubes. Its modular configuration allows for reconfiguration on-site if needed and ensures a safe work environment for anyone on the roof. 

KeeGuard is an installer-friendly system. It involves no welding, threading or bolting on site and requires minimum components for the easiest installation. Additionally, the system has a quick installation time for the horizontal rails thanks to its special open style fitting. 

KeeGuard rooftop is fully tested and meets or exceeds current rooftop safety requirements. It is also available in a lightweight aluminium version.

To watch a KeeGuard video, visit: https://keesafety.co.uk/knowledge-centre/videos/keeguard-free-standing-roof-edge-protection. For more information, visit: www.keesafety.co.uk.