Rooftop Safety

Roof Hatch Guardrails

Even With Tools in Hand, Roof Hatch Barriers Ensure Safe Access With Ease

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When opening a roof hatch to gain access to the roof, more often than not, you are carrying with you, your tools and equipment for the project at hand. Our solutions help maintenance teams access the roof with ease while ensuring a safety solution is in place while the hatch door remains open, eliminating the risk of a potential fall related injury.

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Roof Hatch Barrier

Fixed Galvanized Steel Hatch Guardrail System

A steel guardrail system that is bolted to the frame of the hatch, and tailored to meet your specific hatch design. Arrives in pre-made modular components making it easy to assemble on-site.

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Hatch Barrier

Non-Penetrating Aluminum Hatch Guardrail System

A non-penetrating self ballasted aluminum guardrail system that is attached to the hatch using a clamping system whereby the two sides of the guardrail are pulled against the sides of the hatch. Arrives in pre-made modular components making it easy to assemble on-site and is tailored to meet your specific hatch design.

ACCESSORIES

Hatch Grabs
Hatch Grabs (SG037)

Use with Fixed Galvanized Steel Hatch Guardrail System. Use for assistance when climbing out of hatch.

Hatch Grabs (SG396)

Use with Non-Penetrating Aluminum Hatch Guardrail System. Use for assistance when climbing out of hatch.

FAQs

The guardrail is designed with three sides being restricted with guardrails, while the entry point has a gate. The guardrail enclosure provides enough room for you to climb through the hatch safely while closing the gate behind you to ensure nobody by accident steps through the open hatch. For added safety we recommend a hatch grab system that makes the climb out of the hatch much easier.

Yes, there are many configurations, both penetrating and non-penetrating that enable us to engineer a solution that meets the specifications of any hatch system.

While maintenance crews are working on the rooftop, it is common to leave the hatch open as the door can get stuck at times and be difficult to open. Also during routine maintenance the hatch door may remain open to make it easy for workers to get to the rooftop, while the hatch door remains open there is a hole in the roof creating a fall hazard. A hatch barrier is an active solution to proactively minimize the event of a fall through the roof hatch.

Yes, with the added security of a gate, access can be restricted.

The guardrails are engineered to withstand the weight of a worker with his/her tools falling onto the guardrail and/or gate, minimzing the risk of a fall created by the opening of the hatch door. It is important to note that our gates automatically close behind the worker, further creating a safer environment when your hands are busy holding tools or material.

The guardrail is designed with three sides being restricted with guardrails, while the entry point has a gate. The guardrail enclosure provides enough room for you to climb through the hatch safely while closing the gate behind you to ensure nobody by accident steps through the open hatch. For added safety we recommend a hatch grab system that makes the climb out of the hatch much easier.

With our solutions being modular they can adapt to various hatch sizes. No roof layout is the same as another, as a result we often need to slightly customize our solutions to best meet the safety needs of the rooftop.

Our hatch safety solutions anchoring system differs based on your application, you have the option of a non-penetrating solution or one that is fixed to the roof and hatch system.

They are manufactured in aluminum to ensure longevity and durability.

Yes, if you are planning on reconfiguring your roof layout, you can indeed rearrange the hatch solution elsewhere (assuming sizing is the same or similar).

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