Permanent and Temporary Roof Anchor Points

The use of a temporary anchor point is considered an effective solution which can be easily installed, used and removed by a competent person and as per the user manual, selection, use and maintenance guide. ANKAme roof anchor points are the ONLY roof anchor points proudly TESTED AND APPROVED by a division of SafeWork, NATA accredited for testing roof anchors to AS/NZS

The best part is, it does not scratch or damage the roof sheeting after removal (and you’re not left with holes in the roof sheeting – like some other products do). When there are no fixed anchor points, temporary anchor points provide high-end security. We developed our anchor points for several scenarios. Our designs are compatible with metal roof sheeting, Custom Orb, Trimdeck, and Spandeck. It can also be used on Concrete walls or roofs for the use of Free Fall Arrest Single Point Anchorage. They have also been designed for roof static line systems.

Features of Temporary Anchor Point:

  • Aligns to roof screw pattens and profile 
  • It is multifunctional and multidirectional.
  • It is compact and lightweight which makes it easy to move to the desired place (3kg)
  • It complies with AS/NZS 1891.4: 2009 (Single Point Anchorage (15Kn) and AS/NZS 1891.2: Supplement 1:2001 (Static Line Use (15Kn)
  • It is a complete solution method that has a simple installation process
  • Compatible with concrete and metal roof sheeting
  • Compatible with roof screw patterns and profile
  • It comes with, fastenings, QR code user guide and a carry bag
  • Each anchor contains colour-coded installation instructions, for easy use

Selection, use & maintenance:

  • Timber battens must qualify F8 strength grade or higher
  • Steel battens must qualify G450 grade method or higher
  • Fastenings should be fixed into an adequate roof structure. If in doubt it must be inspected by a structural engineer.
  • The installer must ensure the right use of the anchor
  • Always attach shock absorber with the equipment
  • Read – understand AS/NZS 1891.4: 2009, industrial fall-arrest systems and devices to ensure the correct use of the anchor.
  • It must be fixed between 800mm - 2500mm from the edge of the roof.

How to use temporary anchor point for tile roof installation

It starts with the removal of the roof tile. After that install the temporary anchor strop around the roof truss rafter, as per the user’s guide provided by the manufacturer. When completed remove strop and place the tile back into its original position.

Watch how the temporary anchor point is used for roof tile installation in 10 seconds.

How to ensure that the temporary anchor point is used safely

Follow our five simple steps below to ensure work is done safely:

1.Proper assessment of the worksite: First, inspect the site and check for potential hazards. Consider safety control measures to prevent hazards.

2.Selection of temporary anchor point: Select the anchor according to the job site and work type. You must know which type of anchor is used for metal, concrete roof, tile installation etc.

3.Inspect the roof structure: For instance, if the worksite is on the metal roof, you must know its profile. 

4.System designing: While working with temporary anchor points, you should avoid a fall arrest system and rather work in fall restraint. refer to AS/NZS 1891.4:2009 and product user manual for correct installation and use

5.Right execution of the plan: Craft a plan and include all your roof workers in the process. They must know about the system to ensure the correct use of safety equipment to prevent accidents. 

How to use temporary anchor point for tile roof installation

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    I have tradesmen come to do work on my two story house. And I do not want anyone to slip from working from two stories especially cleaning gutters etc. Therefore I value this addition feature to our house to keep our tradesmen safe

    - Ian Davey

    We install ANKAme height safety products across Melbourne, we wouldn’t use any other product, roof anchors come with signed test report for customer satisfaction and compliance to current AS/NZS 1891.4:2009.

    - Joe Conway

    Roof anchor and height safety installations servicing all areas of Melbourne
    We recently purchased 6 roofer kits from ANKAme height safety and are very happy with the quality and usability of the products, the roof anchors are very easy to install as they come with QR user guide and colour coded installation instructions on each anchor. Perfect for what we need. Totally recommend this product for anyone wanting compliant height safety products to keep their staff safe when working at heights.

    - Derek Phillips

    Charged Energy Servicing all areas of Queensland