Roofing Safety Standards

Our Commitment to Safety

We prioritize your safety. We are dedicated to maintaining a safe environment for our employees, clients, and the public. Other than that, we rigorously adhere to the following UK roofing safety standards to ensure everyone’s protection:

Key Regulations and Standards

Work at Height Regulations 2005

This legislation outlines the essential steps to prevent falls from height. It mandates that employers must:

  • Avoid working at height where possible
  • Implement collective protective measures (e.g., edge protection, guardrails) before individual protection
  • Prioritize fall arrest systems over fall restraint

The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM)

These regulations require designers, clients, and contractors to plan and execute projects with health and safety as a core consideration.

Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974

This overarching act places legal duties on employers to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of their workers.

British Standards

These offer specific guidance on roofing safety practices, such as:

  • BS 5534: Code of practice for slating and tiling
  • BS 8000-6: Code of practice for safe work on roofs

Our Safety Practices

Risk Assessments

Before any project begins, we comprehensively assess risks, identify hazards, and implement control measures.

Training and Supervision

All employees receive thorough health and safety training on topics such as:

  • Working at height procedures
  • Correct use of safety equipment
  • Fall protection systems
  • Emergency protocols
  • Site-specific hazards

Equipment and Maintenance

We supply and maintain top-quality, inspected safety equipment, including:

  • Harnesses and lanyards
  • Roof anchor systems
  • Scaffolding and edge protection
  • Safety nets


Open communication channels are maintained both on-site and with clients. We hold regular safety briefings and debriefings.

Incident Reporting and Reviews

Near misses and incidents are systematically reported, investigated, and corrective actions are taken to prevent reoccurrence.

Roofing Safety for Our Customers

We understand that roofing work can be disruptive. Our team takes the following steps to protect the safety of property owners and the public:

  • Perimeter Control: Secure barriers and warning signs are established to prevent unauthorized access to the work area.
  • Debris Management: Materials and debris are managed responsibly to minimize the risk of falling objects.
  • Site Cleanliness: We maintain a tidy and organized worksite for everyone’s safety.

Our Pledge

Astral Roofing and Building Ltd is firmly committed to continuous improvement in safety. We regularly review and update our safety procedures to ensure they align with the latest industry standards and best practices.

Contact Us

Should you have any questions about our commitment to safety, reach out to Astral Roofing and Building Ltd at or contact us at 01 483 323465.