Working at Height Overhead Fall Protection: 5 Regulations to Know

Working at Height Overhead Fall Protection systems, such as an over head rigid rail system, are critical in ensuring worker safety when working at height is unavoidable.

Kee Track® Overhead Rigid Rail, Fall Protection System, provides the safety of shortfall arrest distances, ensuring the well-being of workers at height.

This versatile solution is carefully designed to minimise the risk of falls from height, thereby significantly reducing workplace accidents.

Rigid rail systems like Kee Track not only comply with stringent industry regulations, including EN 14122 and BS 13700, but they also offer customisability to suit the unique requirements of various work environments.

Whether it’s a construction site with complex structures, or an industrial warehouse with high shelving units, Kee Track’s versatility ensures an optimal balance of safety and operational efficiency.

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Overhead Fall Arrest System

Skyway’s Kee Track is an exceptional Overhead Fall Protection system, a hallmark of innovative design and a profound understanding of working-at-height safety requirements.

This rigid rail system is constructed with high-grade materials that ensure durability and resilience in even the harshest working conditions, offering a long-lasting solution for fall protection.

Kee Track® Overhead Rigid Rail Fall Protection System offers a straight and curved track layout, providing workers with uninterrupted movement along the system, thus ensuring their safety without compromising their productivity. Its unique design facilitates easy installation and requires minimal maintenance, making it a practical choice for various industries.

Working at Height Overhead Fall Protection: 5 Regulations to Know

Kee Track Features

  • Continuous Path of Anchorage: Kee Track system provides an unbroken, continuous path for attaching personal protective equipment, ensuring worker safety in environments with varying height structures.
  • Compliance with Regulations: The system adheres to stringent industry standards including EN 14122 and BS 13700, underlining our commitment to safety and industry compliance.
  • Customisable Solution: With its adaptable design, Kee Track system can be tailored to meet the unique needs of different work environments, offering an ideal blend of safety and operational efficiency.
  • High-quality Materials: Constructed from high-grade materials, Kee Track system guarantees durability and resilience even in the harshest working conditions.
  • Straight and Curved Layout: The system offers a straight and curved track layout, providing workers with uninterrupted movement along the system while ensuring their safety.
  • Low Maintenance: The design of Kee Track system not only facilitates easy installation but also requires minimal maintenance, making it a practical choice for industries across the board.
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5 Regulations for Working at Height Overhead Fall Protection

Workers’ safety at height is a non-negotiable aspect of occupational health and safety regulations in numerous industries.

One of the most effective means to ensure this safety is via Overhead Fall Protection systems. The Kee Track® Overhead Rigid Rail Fall Protection System stands out among the myriad of other overhead system and solutions available.

Compliant with the highest industry standards, this system is your reliable partner in maintaining worker safety and achieving operational efficiency.

  1. The Work at Height Regulations 2005: This regulation, also known as WAHR, ensures that all work at height is properly planned, supervised, and carried out in a manner that is as safe as is reasonably practicable. It applies to all work at height where there is a risk of a fall liable to cause personal injury.
  2. The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999: This act mandates employers to conduct an adequate risk assessment for all work operations, including work at height. The risk assessment should be regular, comprehensive, and should cover all aspects of the work process.
  3. The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992: This regulation stipulates that employers must provide suitable PPE to employees who may be exposed to a risk to their health or safety while at work, including overhead fall protection when working at height.
  4. The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER): PUWER stipulates that all work equipment, including overhead fall protection gear, must be fit for purpose, appropriate for the use, and properly maintained and inspected at regular intervals.
  5. The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM): These regulations state that all construction projects need to consider workers’ health and safety, including the provision of overhead fall protection equipment when working at height.
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Emphasising Safety with Skyways Kee Track

The safety measures of Skyways Kee Track® Overhead Rigid Rail Fall Protection System go beyond basic compliance with safety regulations.

Besides adhering to EN 14122 and BS 13700 standards, the system incorporates every safety measure and advanced design elements to maximise safety.

The trolley, for instance, is designed to provide smooth and secure travel along the rail, reducing the potential for accidental disengagement.

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Let Skyways Be Your Safety Partner

At Skyways, we believe in ensuring safety without compromising productivity. Our unrivalled Overhead Fall Protection solutions, like the Kee Track system, are designed to meet the unique needs of your work environment.

We guarantee industry-standard compliance and a partner in your journey towards creating a safer workspace.

Don’t compromise on safety. Reach out to our team of experts today and let us help you develop a bespoke Overhead Fall Protection solution for your specific operational needs. Contact us today. Don’t wait until it’s too late.