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Roof Guardrail

Set Up Physical Barriers Around Unprotected Edges, Cover Holes, And Increase Awareness Of A Fall Hazard With Our Guardrail Systems.

Rooftop Guardrail Systems

Lighthouse Safety’s permanent free-standing roof guardrail is recognized for its superior quality by companies all over the world. Our safety guardrail systems provide continuous, uncompromising safety to employees while working at height. Using a time-tested assessment process to identify hazards in order arrive at the best methods to mitigate, abate, and eliminate risk of injury to your workers, our team ensures complaint rooftop guardrail systems.

Systems integrate with existing ladders, equipment, and obstructions and provide durable OSHA and ANSI compliant fall protection for all standard rooftops, including Membrane, Metal Profile, and Standing Seam up to 45°.

Guardrail Features



For all standard rooftop systems including membrane, metal profile, and standing seam roofs.

Corrosion Resistant

Hot-dipped, galvanized finish requires little-to-no maintenance for safe, dependable, and trouble-free rooftop guardrail edge protection.

Easy to Install

Non-penetrating and incredibly easy to install with a simple torque wrench or hex key.

OSHA Compliant

Exceeds OSHA Standard 1910.29(b)(3) and 1926.502(b)(3) for fall protection guardrail.

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Guardrail Systems

Permanent Guardrail

Permanent Roof Guardrail System is a customizable, versatile, and permanent freestanding guardrail system providing safe access for workers at height. OSHA compliant and designed to last, the guardrail can be installed quickly and offers affordable and reliable rooftop protection.

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Portable Guardrail

Portable Guardrail offers an easy to assemble, lightweight and adjustable safety railing system, offering a temporary safety solution that can be moved where needed.

Our Portable system is designed to be free-standing and is held in place by steel galvanized collars and set screws. The system is string holding but can be adjusted easy and reassembled multiple times for a more flexible access solution.

portable guardrail

Roof Parapet Railing Systems

Provide your workers with unparalleled rooftop protection with the Parapet Railing System. Easily customizable to a contiguous railing to any building’s rooftop, this modular solution is easy to install and fits any angle on the rooftop.

Parapet Railing is directly screwed to the rooftop parapet, avoiding damage to the building itself.

Rooftop Parapet Guardrail

Guardrail for Metal Roofs

An affordable and flexible safety solution for corrugated and standing seam rooftops.

Metal roof safety railing includes a clever base plate to distribute the load across the roof surface. Our metal roof guardrail solutions are fully-compliant with OSHA and other international fall protection regulations.

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Safety Railing Resources

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Highest standards for off-the-ground safety guardrail solutions.

OSHA 29 CFR 1910.29 (b)(1)-(b)(15)
OSHA 29 CFR 1926.502 (b)(1)-(b)(14)
EN ISO 14122 Part 3
EN 13374 Class A
BS 13700 : 2021
HSG-33 Health & Safety in Roof Work
HSE INDG 284 “Working on roofs”
BS 6399: Part 2 1995 Wind Code
AS 1657 : 2018
Wind loading in accordance with AS/NZS 1170.2
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Safety Railing FAQs

What is an OSHA compliant guardrail?

In general, a guardrail must have a top rail, midrail, and uprights. Top Rail – 42″ +/-3″, mid rail – 21″, & can withstand a 200 lbs. point load or 50 lbs. per linear foot. A toeboard should also be included if there is a risk associated with kicked objects falling on anyone below

Is a guardrail considered fall protection?

Yes, when properly designed to meet OSHA as well as other applicable codes such as IBC and ASCE 7.

How thick does the railing need to be?

The exact thickness depends on material and jurisdiction you’re in. In general, OSHA mandates at least a 1/4″ thickness for the top rail and midrail of a guardrail system. The most common guard railing material is 1.90” O.D. tubing or 1 ½” pipe.

Is Kee Guard OSHA compliant?

Yes, provided it is designed and tested to exceed local and national safety regulations, including the following OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.29, OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1926.501, 29 CFR 1926.502, Canadian National Building Code,,, Ontario Building Code Section,,, HSG-33 Health & Safety in Roof Work, HSE Specialist Report No 15: 1988, HSE Sheet 21 “Working on Flat Roofs Protection Against Falls”, BS 6399: Part 2 1995 Wind Code, EU Directives & CDM Regulations, BGV A1: 2000, BGG 928 & BGR 184, Health, Safety & Welfare Regulation 13 “Falls or Falling Objects” 1992, NFE 85-003, EN ISO 14122: PT3, EN 1337.

What roof surfaces can I use Kee Guard on?

Kee Guard offers several base options that allow it to be installed on a variety of roof surfaces including membrane, asphalt, concrete, metal, and standing seam. Kee Guard (freestanding guardrail) can be used on roofs with up to a 3 degree slope.

Can I install Freestanding Guardrail on a sloped roof?

Kee Guard Railing can be installed on any type of flat roof with a slop of up to 3 degrees.

What are the freestanding base weights made out of?

The base weight for freestanding guardrails can be made of a variety of materials including steel and heavy plastics. Our Kee Guard base weights are made from environmentally friendly 100% recycled PVC.

What material makes up with guardrail railing?

Kee Guard railing is made using gator shield galvanized steel tubing and fittings.

What wind speed can guardrail withstand?

In its standard configuration, Kee Guard can withstand a wind speed of up to 150 MPH. FlexGuard can also be engineered to withstand higher wind forces if necessary.

Will freestanding guardrail penetrate my roof surface?

No. Kee Guard is a non-penetrating freestanding railing that uses counterbalance weights that are made from recycled PVC rubber. The system will not puncture your roof surface.

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