4 Examples Of Edge Protection Systems

Premsafe supply a wide range of guardrail and other edge protection systems to suit your specific building requirements, helping to eliminate height safety risks that your employees or contractors are exposed to. Here are the four most common types of guardrail used on our clients’ roofs:


Freestanding edge protection

Freestanding Edge Protection

Our freestanding guardrail/edge protection system doesn’t require any drilling or roof penetration and is designed to have maximum stability on all roof surfaces.

Key Components

Main Upright:

  • Fully Adjustable height from 850mm to 1,350mm
  • Fully adjustable height from 850mm to 1,350mm
  • Top riser unit is removable
  • Grub screws and clinch nuts both made of stainless steel for durability
  • Pre-galvanised steel tube
  • Can be provided in any RAL colour

Intermediate Upright:

  • Fully Adjustable height from 850mm to 1,350mm
  • Fully adjustable height from 850mm to 1,350mm
  • Top riser unit is removable
  • Grub screws and clinch nuts both made of stainless steel for durability
  • Pre-galvanised steel tube
  • Can be provided in any RAL colour

Counterbalance Weight:

  • Made from 100% recycled PVC
  • Easy to carry lightweight unit
  • No damage to roof surfaces

Cross Rails:

  • Tube made from pre-galvanised steel
  • Pre-cut into 2.50m lengths
  • Easy to carry lightweight unit

Benefits Of Freestanding Edge Protection

Simple – The system uses only 3 components to ensure ease of installation
Durable – Pre-galvanised tube & stainless steel fittings
Versatile – Easy to assemble and install
Lightweight – Easy to lift and carry, weighing just 15kg per LM
Compliant – Complies with all relevant HSE EPF legislation


Topfix Edge Protection

Topfix Edge Protection

Our topfix guardrail/edge protection system is ideal for areas where existing parapet walls are not high enough to provide the required fall protection, or to loading bays, stairwells and open shafts.It is designed to be fixed directly on top of a parapet wall.

Key Components

Main Upright:

  • Fully Adjustable height from 850mm to 1,350mm
  • Fully adjustable height from 850mm to 1,350mm
  • Top riser unit is removable
  • Grub screws and clinch nuts both made of stainless steel for durability
  • Pre-galvanised steel tube
  • Can be provided in any RAL colour

Cross Rails:

  • Tube made from pre-galvanised steel
  • Pre-cut into 2.50m lengths
  • Easy to carry lightweight unit

Benefits Of Topfix Edge Protection

Simple – The system uses only 3 components to ensure ease of installation
Durable – Pre-galvanised tube & stainless steel fittings
Versatile – Easy to assemble and install
Compliant – Complies with all relevant HSE EPF legislation


Collapsible Edge Protection

Collapsible Edge Protection

Our collapsible guardrail/edge protection system doesn’t require any drilling or roof penetration and is designed to have maximum stability on all roof surfaces. The ingenious folding bracket systems provides the perfect edge protection solution without compromising the building’s aesthetics.

Key Components

Main Upright:

  • Fully Adjustable height from 850mm to 1,350mm
  • Fully adjustable height from 850mm to 1,350mm
  • Top riser unit is removable
  • Grub screws and clinch nuts both made of stainless steel for durability
  • Pre-galvanised steel tube
  • Can be provided in any RAL colour

Counterbalance Weight:

  • Made from 100% recycled PVC
  • Easy to carry lightweight unit
  • No damage to roof surfaces

Cross Rails:

  • Tube made from pre-galvanised steel
  • Pre-cut into 2.50m lengths
  • Easy to carry lightweight unit

Benefits Of Collapsible Edge Protection

Simple – The system uses only 3 components to ensure ease of installation
Durable – Pre-galvanised tube & stainless steel fittings
Versatile – Easy to assemble and install
Lightweight – Easy to lift and carry, weighing just 15kg per LM
Compliant – Complies with all relevant HSE EPF legislation


Parapet Edge Protection

Parapet Edge Protection

Our parapet guardrail/edge protection system is ideal for areas where existing parapet walls are not high enough to provide the required fall protection With only 2 components, it’s a simple and reliable and uses a fully-adjustable bracket system.

Key Components

Main Upright:

  • Fully Adjustable height from 850mm to 1,350mm
  • Fully adjustable height from 850mm to 1,350mm
  • Top riser unit is removable
  • Grub screws and clinch nuts both made of stainless steel for durability
  • Pre-galvanised steel tube
  • Can be provided in any RAL colour

Cross Rails:

  • Tube made from pre-galvanised steel
  • Pre-cut into 2.50m lengths
  • Easy to carry lightweight unit

Benefits Of Parapet Edge Protection

Simple – The system uses only 3 components to ensure ease of installation
Durable – Pre-galvanised tube & stainless steel fittings
Versatile – Easy to assemble and install
Compliant – Complies with all relevant HSE EPF legislation

Get in touch with us today if you need a edge protection system.

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