2 Types of Fragile Roof Safety Systems For Roof Lights

When prioritising fragile roof safety systems, protecting skylights as part of your roof safety system can often be a blind spot.

Whilst guardrails, gates, safety lifelines walkways and working platforms are top of the list for safe roof access and fall protection, the fragility of roof lights poses one of the biggest threats workers have when working at height.

But which is the fragile roof protection system for your unique needs? From your standard or raised Kee covers, to Kee Dome, APS has the right solution to shield fragile roof lights for each unique design.

Let’s delve into 2 of our most popular fragile roof safety systems systems for navigating these common, yet hazardous roof obstacles.

3 Types of Fragile Roof Safety Systems For Roof Lights

Kee Cover

Standard Kee Cover

The versatile and steadfast Kee Covers are at the heart of our roof light safety range.

These roof light covers come as either standard or custom solutions, fitting precisely over light fittings without compromising on the accessibility or aesthetic of your roof, forming a key part of any fall protection roof safety system.

Bespoke Kee Covers ensure that every unique skylight in your building is effectively protected.

The benefits of a Kee Cover extend beyond mere skylight protection systems. With features like a non-penetrative install and a modular design, Kee Cover upholds the integrity of not just the skylight but the entire roof structure.

Benefits and Features of Kee Cover

Understanding that safety and efficiency go hand-in-hand, Kee Covers are designed to offer an array of benefits:

  • Compliance with Safety Standards: Each Kee Cover is rigorously tested to ensure full compliance with safety regulations, including EN 14122 and BS 13700, offering reassurance in the product’s reliability.
  • Non-Penetrative Installation: Kee Covers boast a non-penetrative, freestanding design, which preserves the integrity of the roof membrane, mitigating the risk of leaks and structural damage.
  • Modular Design: The flexibility of a modular system means Kee Covers can be customised and resized with ease, ensuring they seamlessly fit the diverse sizes and shapes of skylights found across different sites.
  • Durability: Fabricated from high-grade materials, these covers are built to endure the elements and provide long-term protection without succumbing to corrosion or weathering.
  • Ease of Access: Despite their robust construction, Kee Covers maintain easy access to skylights for maintenance, ensuring that practicality is not sacrificed for safekeeping.
  • Aesthetic Preservation: We understand that the visual appeal of your building is paramount; therefore, our design ensures that safety installations do not detract from the architectural aesthetic.
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Raised Kee Cover

Our Raised Kee Cover roof light protection system provides that extra layer of confidence and versatility when requiring a more elevated installation. Visible and optimally placed to maintain a safe distance from the skylight, these barriers are adjustable to accommodate roof and light profile variations.

The secret to the success of our raised Kee Cover System is balance – they protect without obstructing.

Benefits and Features of the Raised Kee Cover System

Raised Kee Cover fragile roof safety systems are designed with precision to incorporate several benefits and features that prioritise safety while accommodating the unique requirements of each rooftop:

  • Elevated Protection: The raised design ensures a secure distance between personnel and the skylight, providing a superior level of safety without reducing visibility or light transmission.
  • Adaptability to Roof Profiles: Their adaptable nature allows for integration with a variety of roof profiles and skylight shapes, ensuring that each system is tailored to the specific architectural nuances of the building.
  • Visible Safety Barrier: The covers serve as a visible deterrent, clearly marking safe zones while also complimenting the roof’s aesthetic, reminding on-site individuals of the presence of skylights below.
  • Versatile Configuration: Raised Kee Covers can be configured in multiple dimensions to exactly fit the space required, offering flexibility in both installation and use.
  • Long-Lasting Durability: Crafted from high-grade, durable materials, these systems withstand adverse weather conditions, ensuring longevity and consistent protection.
  • Simple Installation: Their ease of installation delivers minimal disruption to the workplace, all without compromising the structural integrity of the building.
  • Compatibility with Compliance Standards: Ensuring adherence to stringent safety regulations and standards, Raised Kee Covers are thoroughly tested to meet industry requirements, sustaining a safe and compliant environment.
3 Types of Roof Light Roof Safety Systems

Kee Dome

For those with curved or domed roof lights, our Kee Dome roof light protection represents the pinnacle of personalised fall protection.

Crafted to correspond perfectly with the unique contours of each dome, these covers do not merely protect but complement the structure of your skylight.

Kee Domes are designed for long-term durability and high compliance with safety regulations to deliver both an impeccable safety record and an unobtrusive appearance.

Key Features and Benefits of Kee Dome Structures

Kee Dome Structures are the embodiment of our relentless dedication to both aesthetic and safety concerns associated with curved and domed skylights. They are not just a pragmatic choice but an enhancement to the design ethos of any given space. Here we outline the defining features and benefits:

  • Precision-Engineered Fit: Tailored to the exact specifications of your curved or domed skylights to ensure a seamless barrier that conforms perfectly to the required dimensions.
  • Maximum Light Penetration: Designed to maximise natural light flow through skylights while providing a safeguard against falls, Kee Dome does not compromise on light or safety.
  • Aesthetic Integration: A solution that aligns with the design intent of the building, Kee Dome adds to the visual appeal rather than detracting from it, integrating safety with the existing architectural style.
  • Compliance with EU Directives: Engineered to comply with the most rigorous safety standards, Kee Dome products conform to all relevant EU directives for workplace safety.
  • Durability: Constructed with materials selected for their endurance and resistance to the elements, ensuring long-term performance and integrity.
  • Stainless Steel Options: For additional durability and resistance to rust and corrosion, stainless steel variants are available, offering peace of mind even in adverse weather conditions.
  • Adaptable for Rooftop Features: Whether it’s installation around rooftop equipment or adaptation to non-standard skylight formats, Kee Dome offers the flexibility that modern buildings demand.

Fragile Roof Safety Systems

Choosing the right fragile roof safety system can feel daunting when there are many factors to consider. Here at APS we can provide reliable and thorough advice on the right roof safety roof light protection systems for your unique requirements.

Our roof light protection systems all exceed the benchmarks set by the Work at Height Regulations of 2005, and are backed by inspection and recertification services to ensure all your fall protection solutions are kept up-to-date.

Contact us today to arrange a consultation or to simply learn more about how we can tailor our fragile roof safety systems for the safeguarding of your workplace.