Rapid Rail has been established in the height safety industry for over twenty years. installing robust safety line systems and products. The founding partners, Paul Howard and Tony Sysum, are experienced in all aspects of site engineering, including installation, specialist welding, safety system design and supply management.
Rapid Rail’s industrial range of heavy duty horizontal lifelines, roof safety systems and fall arrest systems fulfil the stringent requirements of safety critical industry applications. Their passion for quality and safety standards is embedded in the foundation of Rapid Rail the company and endorsed by the calibre and longevity of clients, staff and suppliers.
Rapid Rail’s expertise in height safety Installations and insistence on reliability, quality and safety, has resulted in not only growth and success as a business, but also in the design, development and management of safety line systems for working at height. Human safety is the core priority of our work and client satisfaction and corporate reputation depend upon it.
Recently, Rapid Rail engineers have developed the new Passenger Safety System. This Horizontal Height Safety System is designed to provide safe working at heights for installations, routine maintenance and inspections in hazardous environments.
In the last two decades Rapid Rail have emerged as industry leaders in safety line systems, industrial horizontal lifelines, heavy duty horizontal lifelines, fall protection and roof safety systems.
Rapid Rail insist on the highest Health & Safety Standards to cover staff and their working environment. Administrative and engineering staff work to maintain a safe working directive at all times and in all places. We provide good training, and initiate high standards of communication and compliance in all areas of Health & Safety, continually exercising improvements so that our certification remains current.
Rapid Rail is a member of WAHSA (Work at Height Safety Association) which is the UK lead body representing the interests of manufacturers, assemblers, installers, distributors and end users of personal protection equipment used for working at height and rescue.
Our Health & Safety Management System, is registered as OHAS18001, across all company activities and we are working towards our Safe Contractor Accreditation for a further Health & Safety Award. All Passenger Lifelines – heavy duty horizontal lifelines, are designed using the latest computer prediction simulations and structurally verified suitable, by our own qualified Structural Engineers in accordance with the current BS standard for BS5950 and Eurocode 3.
In the last two decades Rapid Rail have emerged as industry leaders in industrial / heavy duty safety products and services. We are one of very few companies who can supply to these demanding standards, working in safety critical industries such as:
- Steel Manufacturing & Processing
- Crane Manufacturers
- Aluminium Smelting & Processing
- Nuclear Power
- Power Generation
- Paper Manufacturing
- Cement Manufacturing.
We always approach each client with a fresh ‘new page’ approach which means although we draw on our experience for practical efficiency, we also insist on an individual assessment, so a fresh solution is delivered to maximise safety and quality within budget restraints. This can result in a bespoke product for a client. Only tried and tested suppliers are used to bring in their specialist knowledge when required. From initiation to fulfilment Rapid Rail are efficient and reliable.
See Project Portfolio for more information on completed projects worldwide.