RidgePro Fall Protection Kits

RidgePro Fall Protection Kits

Posted by Howie Scarboro - CEO Fall Protection Distributors, LLC on Dec 7th 2023

When it comes to safety and efficiency in roofing projects, the  RidgePro roof anchor stands out as the ultimate solution. Available in three convenient bundles for fall protection, RidgePro is your go-to "first man up" system designed for 6/12 to 12/12 roof pitches. Whether you're a contractor, roofer, solar installer, chimney sweep, telecom installer, gutter installer, insurance adjuster, rescue team, or a DIY homeowner, RidgePro ensures faster, safer, and more flexible access to the roof, setting it apart from traditional chicken ladders.

RidgePro Q14 locked over the ridge of a roof for fall protection.

We offer three RidgePro bundles:

  • 1. RidgePro hook by itself.
  • 2. RidgePro hook plus a Malta Dynamics C7050 50’ Vertical Lifeline with shock absorbing lanyard and rope grab.
  • 3. RidgePro hook, Malta Dynamics C7050 50’ Vertical Lifeline with shock absorbing lanyard and rope grab, plus a Malta Dynamics B2002 universal fit harness.

Why Choose RidgePro?

1. Versatile Application:

RidgePro caters to a spectrum of professionals, making it the top choice for various industries, including roofing, solar installation, chimney repair, insurance inspection, pest control, and holiday light installation.

Worker using a RidgePro for anchorage while on a roof.

2. Faster and Safer Access:

Unlike traditional chicken ladders, RidgePro offers rapid and secure access from the ladder to the roof peak. It’s vertical lifeline security not only ensures safety but also allows for horizontal mobility, making your job more efficient.

3. OSHA Compliance:

The RidgePro is OSHA compliant as an anchoring device when properly anchored with fasteners. Crafted from durable, lightweight aluminum with a stainless rope shackle, it exceeds 5,000 pounds of static strength force, ensuring your safety on the job.

4. Cost-Effective Solution:

Contractors are making the switch to RidgePro, saving on walkboards and scaffolding costs. It's a smart investment that pays off in terms of both efficiency and safety.

Worker anchored to the roof with a RidgePro hook over the peak.

5. Durable Construction:

Crafted from durable, lightweight aluminum with a stainless rope shackle, RidgePro combines mobility with strength, providing a reliable solution for various roofing applications.

How RidgePro Works:

1. Assemble RidgePro and match the roof pitch.

2. Attach the extension pole (Wooster Surelock R057 8'-16' recommended).

3. Clip your lifeline and hang RidgePro temporarily from the gutter or ladder at roof level.

4. Climb the ladder until your belt is even with RidgePro.

5. Roll RidgePro using the extension pole until it reaches the roof peak.

6. Flip RidgePro over, straddle the ridge, and pull firmly on the lifeline to set it in place.

7. Safely transition to the roof using a lifeline rope grab.

8. Attach four 5/16” x 1 ½” lag screws for a secure tie-off.

Tested and Approved:

RidgePro has undergone rigorous testing and complies with OSHA standards, providing a safe and efficient solution for roof work.

Join Our Growing Community:

Roofing contractors, insurance claim adjusters, solar installers, pest control technicians, and holiday light installers are part of our growing, loyal customer base. Make RidgePro a part of your roof safety procedure and contribute to reducing falls and fatalities for all rooftop workers.

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. Is the RidgePro just for roofers?

No, the RidgePro is designed for various industries, including solar installers, chimney repair crews, insurance claims inspectors, pest control technicians, and holiday light installers.

2. Will the RidgePro work on any roof?

The RidgePro is optimized for shingled roofs at pitches from 6/12 to 12/12. For pitches from 6/12 to 8/12, permanent mounting is advised, even for quick jobs.

3. How does the RidgePro mount to the roof?

Secure RidgePro directly to the roof using four 5/16” x 1 ½” lag screws through the pre-drilled holes. Remove the screws after use and fill the holes with roofing sealant.

4. Does the RidgePro come with an extension pole?

RidgePro is sold on our site without the pole. We recommend purchasing the Wooster Surelock R057 8'-16' at your local Home Depot’s paint department.

Upgrade your fall protection plan with RidgePro – the reliable, cost-effective, and OSHA-compliant roof anchoring system that ensures safety without compromising efficiency. Order your RidgePro kit today and elevate your roofing projects to new heights!

Howie Scarboro, C.E.O. and co-founder of Fall Protection Distributors, L.L.C., recognized the need for continued improvements in roofing safety during the 2010 MetalCon show in Las Vegas. He joined forces with SnoBlox-Snojax, a leader in snow retention and seam clamping technology for metal roofs, to create the SSRA1 prototype. Tested by Gravitec for OSHA/ANSI certifications, the SSRA1 proved to be the industry's lightest, most robust, and most universal-fit anchor point for standing seam roofs. Fall Protection Distributors, L.L.C. was born in 2015, shaping the future of fall protection and instilling confidence in the industry.