Rooftop Hatch Guardrail Solution

FLS Hatch Kits prevent falls into open hatches, and promote safe entry and exit of rooftop openings for workers while also providing a secure handrail for enhanced safety. Components and fittings for FLS’s Hatch Kits and railing systems are coated with zinc to ASTM A153, and ASTM A53 for all 1¼” Schedule 40 pipe, providing dependable, weather and time-resistant protection against corrosion.

Exceeds OSHA Requirements for Roof Opening Fall Protection

Designed to comply with OSHA 29 CFR 1910.23 and 29 CFR 1910.27, FLS Hatch Kits provide necessary safety railing that prevents accidental traverse across an unprotected opening, ensuring safe rooftop access by workers.

Adjustable & Versatile

The FLS Hatch Kits are designed to provide flexibility to adapt to already existing roof openings, ladderways and doorways. With multiple variations available to satisfy many possible configurations, FLS Hatch Kits also integrate seamlessly with FLS FlexGuard Railing System to provide maximum ability to accommodate any condition. Adjustable, galvanized clamps are used in the railing system, facilitating fast and easy assembly and installation.

Expertise In Rooftop Fall Protection

FLS is your turnkey fall protection provider. Contact us today for more information on our Hatch Kits and other rooftop safety solutions.

FLS Hatch Kit Features & Advantages

  • Meets OSHA standards
  • Exceeds railings strength requirements
  • Works with all rooftop hatches
  • Rails provide grab bars to facilitate easy roof access
  • Multiple configurations available to meet any hatch specification
  • Integrates with existing openings and ladderways
  • Corrosion resistant, rugged, sturdy components have a galvanized finish
  • No snag points or sharp edges

Hatch Kit Case Studies

Karbach Brewery Case Study

FLS installed approximately 900 total feet of FlexGuard Permanent Guardrail on various areas of the main building roof. The area around the rooftop access hatch was able to be protected by FlexGuard Permanent, due to the versatility and adjustability of the product.

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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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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FlexTraxx

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 Permanent

A modular, freestanding and permanent guardrail system that does not penetrate the roof membrane.

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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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FlexKit

A ready-to-ship railing system that arrives with pre-assembled components making for a quick and easy installation.

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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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