Gutter & Valley Protection System

For work on fragile sheet roofs such as general roof maintenance, repairing or cleaning skylights and gutters are some of the tasks that require quick, easy and most of all safe access to roofs.

Gutter Cleaning

Gutter cleaning is a very important part of the annual maintenance programme of your building. Clearing a blocked gutter is a simple process; though as it involves working at height, it does present some risks. These risks can be made safe by using a row of TreadLite system spars and mats, along each side of the gully. Handrails and safety barriers can be erected to suit access from scaffolding or other means.

The TreadLite System

The TreadLite system is a lightweight, fall arrest temporary working platform. Formulated with aluminium, the system is designed to be used when performing reactive work on fragile roofs. The system is easy to use and very adaptable, with the different components of the system being able to be used independently for many different fragile roof issues.

If the roof sheeting is strong, then falls through skylights can be prevented by fitting steel spars across the purlins and locking trellis mats over them. If work is required up on the roof, then several frames and mats can be deployed to cover the work area; this can then be disassembled and re-deployed for the next part of the roof.

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Product Specifications

Open size: 1m x 2m (2m²)
Closed size: 1.58m x 0.4m (0.632m²)
Weight: 8.3kg
Max spread load: 150kg

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Barriers and handrails should be deployed at the edges of the working area and can be used to construct temporary walkways for safe access to a particular point on the roof, for example to repair a skylight or a chimney.

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Training and refresher courses are important on all types of equipment at Oxford Safety Components. We carry out on site training on all our products where we issue certificates to all persons trained.


Need a one-off solution for your project? We can create a bespoke hire package tailored to your individual project needs.


Our dedicated ISO procedures ensure that every product has been inspected and maintained before a system goes out on hire.
12 month inspection service available on PitProtect.

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