Leading Edge Safety, LLC
fall protection

CONTACT INFO

1345 Taney St.
North Kansas City, MO 64116
Toll Free: 888-990-2990
Fax: 816-472-0822

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Leading Edge Safety is your complete solution for fall protection. Whether you need permanent, temporary, or mobile fall protection, Leading Edge Safety has the answers for you, with an array of options designed to keep you safe on the job. Here’s what you need to know about what makes us special. Unlike our competitors, Leading Edge Safety is the brainchild of two already-successful names in the fall protection industry with proven history. AES Raptor and Premier Rail Systems joined forces to offer you the full breadth of temporary, permanent and mobile fall protection from one great provider. Our combined expertise, customer service and American made products gives you the customer an unmatched selection of products and services.

Leading Edge has you covered, with an array of options designed to keep you safe on the job. Here’s what you need to know about what makes us special. Unlike our competitors, Leading Edge Inc. is the brainchild of two already-successful names in the fall protection industry.

Premier Rails Systems and AES Raptor have created a united front, and as a result, Leading Edge Safety emerged as your complete fall protection provider. Both Premier Rail Systems and AES Raptor were founded by innovative individuals with a passion to provide the safest work site available. Both principals grew up in the construction industry seeing firsthand the dangers and potential for injuries with a lack of options on the market. With years of experience in both the passive and active fall protection, rest assured, you are in good hands and have purchased high-quality products that always perform.

When your next project requires fall protection products, look no further than Leading Edge Safety of Greater Kansas City.

ALL PRODUCTS

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USM-IBC Guardrail

The USM-IBC Guardrail system provides permanent full-perimeter fall protection with a unique design that allows 100% water-tight installation under standard roofing and sheet metal details including coping caps, drip edges, gravel stops and even inside most commercial gutters without penetrating the roof membrane. Our "Zero Penetration" attachment under standard perimeter edge details allows full access to the entire roof surface, wall flashings and sheet metal. The USM-IBC Guardrail system can be installed prior to roof construction and even left in place during complete roof replacement. Powder coated steel colors available to match Kynar sheet metal or other building components and RAL colors. USM-IBC Guardrail meets and exceeds OSHA Standards and International Building Codes (ICC).
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Wall Mount Guardrail

The Wall Mount Guardrail system provides permanent full-perimeter fall protection with a unique design that allows water-tight installation using a dual plate mounting system. The dual plate mounting system allows roof flashing to be installed over the base plate and creates a compression seal around mounting studs when the upright plate is attached. The Wall Mount Guardrail system is available in powder coat colors to match Kynar sheet metal or other building components and RAL colors. The PRS Wall Mount Guardrail system meets and exceeds OSHA Standards and International Building Codes (ICC). Leading Edge Safety provides a never seen before mounting system for wall-mounted attachment with a patent-pending backup plate system to ensure water-tight installation. This product's dual-plate mounting system provides full-perimeter fall protection with water-tight installation to the inside of parapet walls, preventing potential water infiltration that could damage the structure and interior of the building. With a commitment to providing the safest fall protection guardrails, you can enjoy peace of mind on the next low-slope roofing project that requires attachment to the inside of parapet walls. Leading Edge Safety takes you the top, so you can safely reach great heights. View Product Details Spec Data Project Data Sheet
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Deck Mount Guardrail

The PRS Deck Mount Guardrail system provides permanent full-perimeter fall protection with a unique design that allows pre-fabricated pipe boots to be used to flash stanchion penetrations, unlike traditional deck mount guardrails. Pipe flashings can be placed over the Deck Mount uprights prior to installation of the horizontal railing, a preferred method over field wrapping penetrations. Unlike traditional systems, horizontal rails can be removed during future reroofs to allow new pipe flashings to be installed. Powder coated steel colors available to match Kynar sheet metal or other building components and RAL colors. PRS Deck Mount Guardrail meets and exceeds OSHA Standards and International Building Codes (ICC). The unique installation of our PRS Deck Mount Guardrail system allows installation with the use of pre-fabricated roof flashings and eliminates the need for on-site welding. The modular design is easier to handle then traditional bulky pre-fabricated systems and arrives on-site prefinished versus in-the-field painting. Leaky pitch pans are no longer needed when a deck mounted guardrail system is required for your project! View Product Details Spec Data Project Data Sheet
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Standing Seam Guardrail

The Standing Seam Guardrail system provides permanent full-perimeter fall protection with a unique design that allows 100% water-tight installation with standard roofing and sheet metal details. The Standing Seam Guardrail System attaches to the structural metal panels with pre-engineered S-5 clamps ensuring solid and maintenance free installation without penetrating the roof panels. Powder coated steel colors available to match Kynar sheet metal or other building components and RAL colors. Standing Seam Guardrail meets and exceeds OSHA Standards and International Building Codes (ICC). When you need high-quality guardrails that can safely attach to metal roofs, look no further than the standing seam solution from Leading Edge Safety. The standing seam guardrail utilizes the S-5 clamping system, ensuring zero damage to the roof panels and maintenance free attachment. This guardrail system provides long-lasting fall protection for maintenance and roofing applications. Permanent guardrails do not have to be unsightly. Available in a traditional safety yellow or custom color, you are sure to find a guardrail that compliments your building's exterior aesthetic.
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Roof Hatch Guardrail

The PRS Roof Hatch Guardrail system provides permanent full-perimeter fall protection with improved egress and ingress for all roof hatches. The Roof Hatch Guardrail system meets and exceeds numerous standards and requirements for floor openings and walking/working surfaces. "Zero Penetration" attachment will not damage roof flashings, prevents moisture from entering the building, and will not void the roof warranty. Each unit features patented GrabSafeTM handholds, providing 3-point control throughout egress and ingress. Guardrail extensions create a landing area to ensure safe operation of the self-closing gate while standing on the walking surface, not the ladder. Powder coated steel colors available to match Kynar sheet metal or other building components and RAL colors. Roof Hatch Guardrail meets and exceeds OSHA Standards and International Building Codes (ICC). The Roof Hatch Guardrail system was strategically designed by experts with years of experience in the fall protection industry to ensure compliance, safety and ease of use. Self-closing gate and built-in landing area provide maximum safety and security to users. The integrated GrabSafeTM hand holds provide permanent ladder extensions to assist in comfortable and safe egress and ingress of the ladder. More built-in safety features then the competition and engineered to exceed 250lb constant loads, the Roof Hatch Guardrail is your ultimate choice for safety. When it comes to roof hatch fall protection, there's simply is no better solution than Leading Edge Safety. Our wide breadth of knowledge in the permanent and temporary guardrail industry allows us to craft the best fall protection products available -- and roof hatch guardrails are no exception.
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Ladder to Roof Access

The Ladder to Roof Access Point provides permanent fall protection, a controlled access zone, and safer step-on and step-off for both temporary and fixed ladder points. Our "Zero Penetration" attachment will not damage the roof or flashings, prevents moisture from entering the building, and will not void the roof warranty. Each unit features patented GrabSafe™ handholds, providing 3-point control during ladder step-on and step-off, and self-closing gate. Roof Hatch Guardrail meets and exceeds standards and requirements for controlled access zones.
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Skylight Guardrail

Every year, a number of preventable skylight-related injuries happen. When workers are on rooftops, skylights are a particularly dangerous threat. Whether these roof openings are covered with snow, leaves, debris, or they just go unnoticed, skylights remain a common fall hazard. Because of this, you need to protect yourself from skylight-related injuries by investing in high-quality fall protection equipment. Leading Edge Safety is proud to offer both permanent and temporary solutions specifically created for skylight applications. Our guardrail system, specifically crafted for skylights, is securely attached to the skylight structure, providing both compliance and peace of mind for workers. The skylight screen system mounts to the skylight frame and over these roof openings, making it virtually impossible to experience a skylight-related fall. Below, you will find a comprehensive overview of our permanent skylight-related products. The PRS Skylight Guardrail provides permanent 4-sided fall protection around virtually any skylight or smoke vent. Skylight Guardrail meets and exceeds numerous Standards and requirements for floor openings and walking/working surfaces. "Zero Penetration" attachment conceals fasteners to prevent moisture from entering the building, and will not void the roof warranty. Custom designed to fit virtually any size skylight including acrylic skylights, structural skylights and smoke vents. Skylight guardrails provide high-visibility even on snow covered roofs.
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Domed Skylight Fall Protection Screen

Every year, a number of preventable skylight-related injuries happen. When workers are on rooftops, skylights are a particularly dangerous threat. Whether these roof openings are covered with snow, leaves, debris, or they just go unnoticed, skylights remain a common fall hazard. Because of this, you need to protect yourself from skylight-related injuries by investing in high-quality fall protection equipment. Leading Edge Safety is proud to offer both permanent and temporary solutions specifically created for skylight applications. Our guardrail system, specifically crafted for skylights, is securely attached to the skylight structure, providing both compliance and peace of mind for workers. The skylight screen system mounts to the skylight frame and over these roof openings, making it virtually impossible to experience a skylight-related fall. Below, you will find a comprehensive overview of our permanent skylight-related products. The PRS Domed Skylight Fall Protection Screen provides permanent fall protection at skylights and does not penetrate the roof membrane. "Zero Penetration" attachment will not damage roof flashings, prevents moisture from entering the building, and will not void the roof warranty. Galvanized screens install quickly and easily to ensure long-term performance, safety and compliance. The PRS Domed Skylight Fall Protection Screen meets and exceeds numerous Standards and requirements for skylight openings and insures OSHA compliance.
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Lightning Protection

Packing up to 100 million volts of electricity, a bolt of lightning has the power to rip through roofs, explode walls of brick and concrete and ignite deadly fires. Most tragically, lightning kills. The PRS Lightning Rail' reduces all of these risks by providing a continuous lighting protection system at the perimeter of your building including passive fall protection per OSHA and Building Code requirements. This one of a kind UL Certified system helps to ensure you are protecting one of your organization's largest investments. Reducing clutter and roof penetrations, our rails with lightning protection can be left in place during construction, even throughout re-roof projects. Express Color Matching System, allowing the customer flexibility to match existing building components keep workers away from the leading edge while still allowing full access to the roof surface. Meets OHSA and International Building Codes UL Certified

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Mobile Anchor Cart - Raptor Trirex™

The LES RAPTOR Tri-Rex™ mobile anchor cart allows for mobile and versatile fall protection for 3 person fall arrest and 2 person fall restraint. The streamlined design incorporates a three-point front axle locking mechanism and is the only fall arrest cart with a locking engagement arm that ensures your anchor point to be locked into its deepest point of penetration during a fall. Keep your workers safe and mobile with the Tri-RexTM. The Tri-Rex™ meets and exceeds OSHA 1926.502(D).
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Mobile Fall Protection Cart - Raptor Stinger™

Small and compact, the Stinger allows for 1 person fall arrest and 1 person fall restraint. The compact design allows for transport in the back of a pickup and can fit through doorways, elevators and roof hatches. The counterweights remove easily to reduce weight while moving. When you need versatile mobile fall protection, the Stinger will meet your needs.
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First Aid Kit Storage Station - Raptor I.C.E. Cart™

The I.C.E. Station comes fully equipped with everything you need to meet your safety and first aid requirements. Everything you need is quick, easy and visible in a centralized location when first aid care is needed. All of our units come with the most common standard options but can be customized to fit your specific needs. The I.C.E. Platform is sold as a stand-alone unit or can be purchased to configure and fit your existing mobile fall cart. ICE-P-000-12 Empty waterproof job box for mounting to your existing Raptor Mobile Fall protection cart. Height 24", Width 27", Length 42" Weight 167 LBS. ICE-PE-000-12 Fully stocked waterproof job box for mounting to your existing Raptor Mobile Fall protection cart. Contents: Standard 24 Unit First Aid Kit, Blood Borne Pathogen kit (one time use), Eye Wash Station (one time use), Heat Stress Kit (one time use), ABC Dry Chemical Fire Extinguisher and an Igloo 5 Gallon Heavy Duty Industrial Grade Water Cooler.
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Portable Ladder Extension - GrabSafe Portable™

GrabSafe Portable™ Ladder Extension The transfer from the ladder to the roof is the #1 most dangerous task relating to falls from a height. There is no good way to step off a ladder and onto a roof and back, until now. The GrabSafe' eliminates the common safety issues related to ladder/roof transfers. The GrabSafe' meets OSHA regulation 1926.502(b)(3) and 1926.1053(b)(1) and meets ANSI standard 14.2 and 14.5. Taking You to Greater Heights Our easy-to-install GrabSafe Portable' ladder attachment is an easy way to make any ladder-to-rooftop transition safer. Extended handles help you get leverage as you hoist your body from the ladder to a flat surface while maintaining a constant three points of control with walk through access. Call (888) 990-2990 to learn how we can help make your everyday work environment a safer one. Categories: Ladder Grabs, Raptor, Temporary Fall Protection
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Perimeter Fall Protection System - RaptorRail™

COMPLETE PERIMETER FALL PROTECTION SYSTEM

The RaptorRail™ is designed and built to keep your workers safe while enhancing productivity. It can be installed quickly and easily, yet is adaptable to virtually any situation. The RaptorRail™ crate and cart systems allow the components to be hoisted to the desired location in a single lift and be accessible at any location. The swiveling base alows finish work to the edge without removing the safety of the system. The base post and parapet clamps have rubber pads to protect the building faade.
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RaptorRail™ All-In-One™

The RaptorRail™ is designed and built to keep your workers safe while enhancing their productivity. It can be installed quickly and easily, yet is adaptable to any situation. The RaptorRail' crate and cart systems allow the components to be hoisted to the desired location in a single lift for accessibility at any location. The swiveling base allows finish to work to the edge without removing the safety of the system. The base post and the parapet clamps have rubber ads to protect the building faade. Call (888) 990-2990 for details specific to this one-of-a-kind fall protection system. Categories: Raptor, Temporary Fall Protection
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Ballasted Guardrail: Temporary

The Ballasted Guardrail is a fast, easy, and economical way to erect temporary guardrail systems to keep workers safe while increasing their productivity. Heavy weighted bases prevent tipping and allow configuration to adapt to almost any situation. Weighted Base Guardrails can be used at perimeters, open curbs, skylights, stair openings and anywhere else a leading edge requires fall protection. Meets and exceeds OSHA Standards for guardrails 29 CFR 1926.502 and 1910.23. Versatile and Easily Adaptable Weighted base guardrails are a quick and easy solution to passive fall protection. Easily adaptable to your job site conditions, weighted bases can be quickly configured for both temporary and permanent protection. The modular design incorporates both fixed length rails and adjustable rails, offering greater flexibility than "cattle gate" systems. Modular and reusable components allow the system to be moved to future locations. Our weighted bases are easily stackable for transport or storage and installation requires no previous experience. For more information about our ballasted guardrails, call (888) 990-2990. View Product Details
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Skylight Fall Protection - Raptor SKYNET™

The Raptor SKYNET' is an easy-to-use, reusable, cost-effective solution for skylight fall protection. It's user friendliness is attributed to it's simple yet highly effective design. Simply lay a SKYNET' over a curbed skylight or secured over an opening in the roof surface and you're protected from falling through to the level below. We Are Your Security Net In just a few minutes, you can set up this fall protection product. The result? Unparalleled peace of mind. In the event that you fall into a skylight or opening in the roof surface, this safety product will catch you, preventing any serious injuries. Falls through skylights are the leading cause of death and a major cause of injuries on construction jobs. With an estimated cost of $200 to cover each skylight, each time, protecting your workers can be expensive. SKYNET' is an easy-to-use, re-usable, cost-effective solution for skylight fall protection. Use a SKYNET' on every skylight to meet OSHA regulations and requirements. Don't postpone safety another day. Call (888) 990-2990 to learn how you can order this skylight fall protection solution. Categories: Raptor, SkyNet, Temporary Fall Protection
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RaptorRail SS Rail#153; System™

The Raptor SS-Rail is, just as the name suggests, a high-performance guardrail system that was built to withstand the steepest roof slopes. When you are working on a roof that has some serious slope, you need a fall protection system with hat adjustability and strength. And that is exactly what this state-of-the-art guardrail product delivers. The power you need to reach the tallest slopes, all while ensuring your personal safety. The SS-Rail' Steep Slope Guardrail System is design to be user friendly, yet completely adjustable to the daily challenges of steep slope roofing. Installation is quick and easy with lightweight posts and slotted keyway for fastening. Designed to accept Raptor solid steel RaptorRails' or standard lumber, the SS-Rail' system offers economical options so you can provide the safest jobsite possible When it comes to your safety, there is no reason to postpone. Take action and place your order by calling (888) 990-2990 today.

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Product Details and Specs

Leading Edge Safety permanent fall protection products are designed to keep you safe when you are working in otherwise unsafe conditions. Built to last and in compliance with OSHA-mandated guidelines and International Building Codes, our customers can enjoy peace of mind with the assurance of knowing they are always up to date with the latest industry standards and that our fall protection products are durable enough to stand the test of time.

At Leading Edge Safety, we understand every project has different requirements and specifications. Whether it's a maintenance, solar, construction or roofing project, we've got you covered. We are dedicated to creating a wide range of products that are versatile enough to handle your every need. Creating safe work conditions is what we do best.
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