Working on the flat roof is always associated with considerable risks – especially when thereare daylight elements located on them which are not designed as structurally fall-through safe or can also be opened. According to legislation, operators of buildings are hereby personally responsible for ensuring that continuous rooflights and dome rooflights are equipped with appropriate safety methods, and that they are always in perfect condition.
VELUX Commercial provides a comprehensive range of fall-through protection systems for dome rooflights and continuous rooflights to guarantee the highest-possible degree of safety – both for those people working on the roof and also for the building operator. Depending on the design, the systems fulfil the various requirements of the ASR A 2.1 Workplace Guidelines – from permanent collective fall-through protection up to personal protective equipment against falls from a height. All systems are BG (German Employer´s Liability Insurance Association) tested and certified according to GS-BAU-18 (fundamental principles for testing and verifying the fall-through safety for components in construction).
The fall-through protection systems from VELUX Commercial are not only suitable for new buildings, but also simultaneously for retrofitting during refurbishment and renovation. The different variants provide a suitable solution for every requirement, always with the objective of making the daylight solutions safer and reducing the danger potential on the flat roof. They additionally provide very good protection against burglary.
New in our comprehensive range is our retrofittable LK-DDN for dome rooflights. The dynamic fall-through protection net impresses with its numerous advantages. It is excellently suited forretrofitting – regardless of the upstand manufacturer, upstand material and upstand geometry. Inaddition, the net is very simple to assemble and can be adapted to the required dimensions on site. The net can be delivered immediately by parcel service thanks to standardised warehouse dimensions. We can thereby provide the highest-possible flexibility and safety for your flat roof.
Furthermore, VELUX Commercial has developed a 5-step system process for hazard assessment for your roof. Commencing with the load-bearing capacity test (BG [German Employer´s Liability Insurance Association] tested) of the upstand through retrofitting and assembly and up to, and including, acceptanceinspection and documentation.