Galvanised roof edge protection system is a galvanised and highly versatile roof edge system for protecting personnel. It incorporates many unique features, including aesthetic design for architectural applications, highly durable molded rubber weights with long life span.

Our system is a permanent, modular, self supporting guardrail system that is placed on the flat roof surface now comprising of moulded rubber weights.

Our system is entirely freestanding so there is no need for drilling or penetration of the roof covering. The system is supplied in a kit form ready to build and the modular components are quick and easy to link together.

If you require help installing, contact Kite for details of an approved installer in your area.

Our unique freestanding roof guardrails and roof safety barriers provide a safe environment for personnel who are working on flat roof areas, maintaining equipment such as air conditioning units, water tanks and aerials etc. The system will also take very little time and is easy to install and maintain. Its modular design means that it will create minimum disruption should it need repairing or parts removed. 

Extremely easy installation and integrated gates.

Stability is provided by cantilever counter balance weights and our patent pending system can be easily installed around the complete roof perimeter or as a guide rail for a specific area or piece of equipment to provide a permanent safe working area.

Overall, Kite's UK Guardrail Freestanding Roof Edge System forms a sturdy, lightweight and durable collective fall protection system.

When installed following approved guidelines, KITE Roof Edge Protection System meets the requirements of:

  • BS 8180-2011

  • BS EN 13374:2004

  • BS 4592-0:2006+A1:2012

  • BS EN ISO 14122-3:2001+A1:2010

  • UK Health & Safety Executive (HSE) Work at Height (Amendment) Regulations 2007


Also complies to:

  • Wind Loadings to BS 6399:Part 2:1995

  • Performs in excess of the HSE Specialist Inspector Report No.15 & HSG33 Health and Safety in Roof Work


System supplied galvanised to BS EN ISO 1461:2009


To comply with British Standard, free-standing KITE Roof Edge Protection System should be 1100mm high, handrail centres 500mm with a 100m Kickflat, unless there is an existing upstand on the roof.


KITE Roof Edge Protection System should withstand 0.74 kN/m loading with no more than 25mm deflection. Uprights are placed every 2m with a 25kg weight on a 1m outrigger. Ends having double weights.