Metal Roof Safety Railing

Flexible Lifeline System’s metal roof railing solution that will protect your employees from harm and your company from liability. The FlexGuard Topfix railing system is pre-engineered to work with both standing seam and corrugated roof panels. Fully compliant with OSHA regulations, the railing system protects workers against rooftop and fall hazards. Because it’s pre-engineered, the FlexGuard Topfix system can configured for your roof in days eliminating time-consuming and costly design work.

FlexGuard Topfix System Advantages

There are several reasons why the FlexGuard Topfix railing system is the best solution for metal roof safety.

Passive Fall Protection

Railing doesn’t require workers to harness and hook up to a system. While lifelines, anchor points, and lanyards require ongoing maintenance and training, a FlexGuard rooftop railing system provides the simplest solution by eliminating the fall hazard altogether.

Custom Configuration

The modular components of the FlexGuard Topfix railing system can configured to accommodate the specific fall protection needs of your roof including ladder access and roof top obstacles.

Easy Installation

Pre-engineered modular components allow the system to be configured and implemented quickly and easily by contractors, maintenance professionals. FLS personnel can be used to install your system, but specialized labor is not required.

OSHA Compliant

FLS FlexGuard railing systems are fully compliant to OSHA and Industry Standards. Protect yourself against fines, your business against liability, and most importantly, your workers with a railing system that meets OSHA standards.

Internationally Approved

FlexGuard railing systems meet fall protection standards that have been established around the world and have been implemented in virtually every possible rooftop application.

Two Metal Roof Railing Solutions

FLS has Topfix metal railing solutions for both Standing Seam and Corrugated metal roofs.


Corrugated Metal Roof Railing

The FlexGuard Topfix guardrail solution for corrugated metal roofs utilizes special baseplates that connect directly to the corrugated metal rooftop panels distributing the system load to the roof.


Standing Seam Metal Roof Railing

FlexGuard Topfix attaches directly to the standing seam without penetrating the roof surface. The railing connects directly to any type of standing steam using non-penetrating standing seam clamps.


Railing for Corrugated Metal Rooftops

The uneven surfaces of corrugated metal rooftops can pose a significant slip and trip hazard in addition to standard rooftop fall hazards. Having the right fall protection system to ensure the safety of people accessing the roof is critical.
Railing systems for corrugated metal roofs can be challenging to engineer. Weighted railing systems will not work due to the profile of metal roofs. FLS’s FlexGuard Topfix is a pre-engineered railing system that mounts directly to the folds of a corrugated metal roof. The Topfix guardrail system distributes the forces on the railing over a wide area requiring the minimum number of penetrations while ensuring the safety of rooftop workers.

Metal Base Plate for Corrugated Rooftops

The FlexGuard Topfix base plate is engineered to distribute the load applied to the railing across a large portion of the roof surface. Corrugated metal roofs are not intended to take excessive loads in a focused location. The base plate distributes these loads and ensures that the railing will hold firm in the event that someone trips into or leans into the railing.


Railing for Standing Seam Rooftops

FlexGuard Topfix for standing seam rooftops provides OSHA compliant fall safety for rooftop workers. The safety railing system attaches directly to the standing seam metal roof profile using non-penetrating roof clamps.

As with all of the FlexGuard railing systems, the pre-engineered modular components make the configuration and deployment of railing systems for even complicated standing seam rooftops a streamlined process. Our engineers can design a railing system solution for your standing seam roof. Contact us for a review and estimate.


Non-penetrating Base Clamps

Until recently, applying a fall protection railing system onto a standing seam roof has been an involved and expensive task. Flexible Lifeline Systems’ cutting edge engineering work has produced roof clamps designed to work with a wide variety of standing seam roofs. Whatever the layout of your standing seam rooftop, we can  configure and attach a railing system to your metal roof without penetrating the roof surface.


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Rooftop Fall Safety Solutions

Select below for more information about specific rooftop safety solutions.

Rooftop Multi Span Lifelines

FLS Multispan Lifeline Systems are versatile, economical solutions that equip rooftop workers with continuous, active fall protection.

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Rooftop Crossover Platforms

A modular solution for safely crossing obstructed rooftops. There are multiple risks to rooftop workers that don’t involve falling over the edge.

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Vertical Lifelines & Ladder Davits

The two most common solutions for ladder fall arrest systems are cable based vertical lifelines and ladder davits with self-retracting lifelines.

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The FlexTraxx system provides a secure attachment eye that combines with the weatherproof characteristics of a traditional ridge piece.

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Freestanding Rooftop Anchor

The freestanding rooftop anchor provides worker safety at heights where there is a requirement to access flat roofs or structures.

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FlexGuard Overview

FlexGuard is a modular guardrail system that can be used for a variety of applications including rooftop safety and walkways.

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Flexguard Portable

A mobile guardrail system that is made up of modular sections and weights that can easily be assembled or moved.

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Flexguard Parapet

A railing system where the uprights are directly screwed to the rooftop parapet reducing cost while providing fall protection.

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Flexguard Topfix

Flexible Lifeline System’s metal roof railing solution that is pre-engineered to work with both standing seam and corrugated roof panels.

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FlexLine Warning Line System

On elevated work surfaces, the FlexLine Warning Line System can be used to mark off a safe work area.

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FlexWalk With Guardrail

The FlexWalk with Guardrail system from Flexible Lifeline Systems is a fall protection solution consisting of walkway and guardrail which can be installed quickly and easily on a wide variety of roofs.

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The FLS Modular Rooftop Walkway provides a safe walking surface that protects the rooftop and any workers who require roof access.

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Hatch Kits

FLS Hatch Kits prevent falls into open hatches, and promote safe entry and exit of rooftop openings for workers.

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Skylight Guardrails

The FLS Skylight Guardrail is a freestanding fall-protection solution for use around skylights, roof lights, and dome lights.

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Custom Fall Protection Solutions

We can design and manufacture custom solutions per your requirements.

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