Fully EN and OHSA compliant, Kee Guard guardrail for metal roofs is a rooftop guardrail fall protection system that is designed to attach to both standing seam and corrugated metal roofs. It is a durable safety railing solution. keeps your team safe by creating a safe perimeter for maintenance or inspection safety. Its safety rail special standing seam system means there’s no need for drilling, special anchoring, or penetration of the roof. In addition, fitting this safety railing system is a breeze considering there are no special tools, welding, bending, or threading needed. A rooftop guardrail system that is designed for a wide range of roof styles. Kee Guard offers a wide variety of safety guardrail solutions.
Why do you need Kee Guard Guardrail for Metal Roofs?
Intelligent Safety Railing System
The specially designed galvanised base plate, with multiple fixing centers, allows Kee Guard Guardrail for Metal Roofs to be installed to a wide range of popular roof styles. As it’s an off-the-shelf product, specification is simpler, and it also removes the need to create different solutions for each site, minimising site visits and down time. It's a highly adaptable safety railing solution.
Kee Guard Guardrail for Metal Roofs can be installed quickly using simple hex tools with no welding needed. The preassembled uprights and open cup fittings can easily accommodate ridges, valleys, corners, changes in level and self-closing gates using standard Kee Klamp fittings.
Durable and Long Lasting
All fittings are galvanised to EN ISO 1461 and equipped with case hardened steel setscrews.
Key features of Kee Guard Guardrail for Metal Roofs
Suitable for many roofs
Kee Guard Guardrail for Metal Roofs has been designed for a wide range of metal profile and standing seam roofs.
No welding needed
Made from tubular fittings and standard modules so it can be installed on site without any welding.
Exceeds safety standards
Conforms and often exceeds relevant international standards including EN and OSHA.
Available in aluminum or galvanised steel for long lasting protection, corrosion resistance and strength.
Highest standards for rooftop safety
Tested to EN 13374: Temporary Edge Protection Systems and been awarded a Class A Pass
Tested to EN ISO 14122 Part 3
Tested to NF E85-003
Tested to BS 13700: Permanent counterweighted guardrail systems – Specification and been awarded a pass
The Top Fix safety rail system is OSHA compliant and provides safe rooftop guardrail perimeter protection for access to rooftop equipment for maintenance or inspection
All systems have been tested to: OSHA Reg 29 CFR 1910.23 (E) (1); (E) (3) (IV); OSHA Reg 29 CFR 1926.501 (b) (1); (b) (2) (ii) and OSHA Reg 29 CFR 1926.502 (B) (1) - (B) (14)
All installations are wind speed calculated to BS 6399 : Part 2 : Code of Practice for Wind Loads
All installations are wind speed calculated to Eurocode 1: Actions on structures - Part 1-4 General actions - Wind loads
All installations are wind speed calculated to ASCE7 - The American Society of Civil Engineers design standard: “Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures”
Wind loading in accordance with AS/NZS 1170.2
Steel tubing to EN 10255 - 3.2mm
All safety guardrail steel components galvanised to BS EN 10240
Kee Safety runs one of the world’s leading test and training centers at its global headquarters. Run by a team of industry experts, this state-of-the-art facility ensures that Kee Safety products meet the needs of its customers. Kee Safety is committed to driving new innovation with the purpose of separating people from hazards.
Kee Guard components can be painted by the customer before or after installation. Kee Guard components are also available powder coated in any RAL color at the customer’s request (extra charges apply for powder coating). Powder coating takes place prior to shipment.
Yes. Kee Guard Roof Edge Fall Protection Railing System is a passive, collective fall protection system that is preferred by safety consultants. Lives have been lost in work-related falls resulting from workers not using harnesses properly. The Kee Guard system removes the potential of that risk. Harness systems require training and proper and regular use. The embedded anchor for a harness system could later leak and cause costly water damage. The worry of not having enough harnesses for rooftop workers is eliminated.
Building owners and employers are responsible for protecting their workers from any hazard encountered while on the job. In jobs requiring access to roofs for maintenance purposes, fall protection is usually required if workers will be exposed to a fall hazard.
Once properly installed, the Kee Guard system is considered a permanent installation. We recommend that any fall protection system be inspected on a routine basis for maximum liability protection for the building owner.
Free-standing Kee Guard systems can be used on any style of flat roofs with a slope up to 10 degrees. Kee Guard option designed for metal profile and standing seam roofs can be installed on pitched cladded roofs up to 45°.
With the use of the Kee Guard open style fitting (standard), two workers with minimal experience and simple hand tools can be installed up to twice as fast as most other systems. All materials should be delivered to the rooftop using a hoist, crane or other mechanical methods. No power tools are required.
Galvanised tube is used for vertical, horizontal and counterbalance supports and Kee Klamp fittings are all galvanised at our factory. The grub screws used to assemble the fittings and tubes together are all protected by Kee Koat® which is a special corrosion-resistant coating. We also offer a Kee Guard aluminium option, with fittings and tube made from aluminium. Kee Guard fall protection system is engineered using special fittings and is designed to withstand a full range of outdoor conditions.
The system employs a tested and proven counterbalance system, the Kee Guard system (Patents in effect) is a roof edge railing fall protection system that keeps the workers on the roof without endangering the roof membrane itself.
Each KeeGuard counterbalance weighs only 13.3 Kg and has an insulating rubber pad on the underside which is installed at the factory. Each counterbalance is spaced sufficiently to make the entire system deliver less weight per square foot than the average worker who might have to walk on the roof.
We offer full design and installation services that include a complete on-site survey. We also produce comprehensive CAD drawings to help you visualize the end result. With our detailed project outline, you can be confident that your project is professionally specified, and that all safety concerns and standards are addressed to your satisfaction.
Alternatively, you can spec and install Kee Guard yourself with our easy-to-follow instructions – it all starts with a call to our knowledgeable staff!
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Rooftop Safety Whitepaper
Protecting Your Employees and Company Property
Falls from height are avoidable. Before any work is carried out on your roof, you must always carry out a through roof top risk assessment to identify the hazards and where workers are exposed to the greatest risk.
Our Rooftop Safety Whitepaper explains what safety hazards could be on your roof and how to protect your workers from serious injury or a fatality, and how to protect your company from risk.