Category Archives: Roof Guardrail Systems

Non-Penetrating Guardrails Protecting From Falls

Metal Roof Safety Rail - EDGE Fall Protection LLC

In considering systems to prevent falls, non-penetrating guardrails can keep workers safe and has the potential to minimize general construction-related fall risks.  It may not be surprising that work-place related deaths are mainly caused by falls.  More than one-third of U.S. construction deaths are from falls from heights. At the end of 2018 the federal […]

OSHA and IBC Guardrail Regulations

OSHA Guardrail and IBC Guardrail Regulations We often come across scenarios where OSHA guardrail regulations are being compared to IBC (International Building Code) regulations.  Here at EDGE, we see them in plans and specifications everyday, but there are a few key differences between the two types of regulations that should be highlighted so we better […]

The Truth About Roof Guardrail Systems

360 Mobile Hide-a-Rail Folding Rail Down - EDGE Fall Protection

Safety is a critical component of the workplace, and one place where it is most important is on the rooftop.  Fall fatalities from the rooftop account for almost 30% of all fall fatalities.  No other fall location has a higher percentage of deaths, making flat roof safety a absolutely necessary part of any company’s safety […]