TRADGUARD Temporary Mesh Edge Protection; this barrier system is a highly versatile proprietary edge protection solution which is fully compliant to BS EN 13374 Class A. The system is suitable for nearly all types of construction; including reinforced concrete, structural steel, timber frame and civil engineering applications. Since the system’s launch in 2014 it has been utilised on a number of high profile projects across various sectors.

The core component of the system is the TRADGUARD Mesh Barrier. A mesh panel, 1.2m high, with an integral toe-board that provides compliant BS EN 13374 Class A edge protection; the standard size barrier is 2.6m long and is one of the lightest barriers on the market, giving ease of manual handling and a single person lift.

The barriers are supported by aluminium posts which connect to a variety of different socket attachments for different applications. This light yet robust system can be connected to almost any suitable base material using one of the many different attachments available.

When a greater edge protection height is required, the addition of the TRADGUARD Make-up Barrier can be utilised which is an additional mesh panel that increases the total height to 1.9m.

  • Product Code Weight Quantity
  • TRADGUARD 2.6m Mesh Barrier


  • TRADGUARD 2.6m Make Up Barrier


  • TRADGUARD 1.3m Mesh Barrier


  • TRADGUARD 0.6m Mesh Barrier


  • TRADGUARD 8mm Adaptor Plate


  • TRADGUARD Post 1.9m


  • TRADGUARD Post 1.35m


  • TRADGUARD Post Cluxy Pin

    - Sale only

  • M12 X 120mm Blind Bolt GR10.9 Geomet 500

    - Sale only

  • M12 X 80mm HT Setscrew BZP

    - Sale only

  • M12 Form A Washers BZP

    - Sale only

  • M12 Nyloc Nut P Type

    - Sale only

  • M12 x 130mm HT Setscrew BZP

    - Sale only

  • Uplift Adapter




  • TRADGUARD Steel Web




The NASC is recognised as the national trade body for access and scaffolding in the UK, producing a wide range of industry guidance for scaffolding contractors, their operatives and their clients. Members of the NASC are strictly regulated to ensure a continuous high standard of scaffolding practice.

Scaffolding Association

Scaffolding Association

The Scaffolding Association is the largest trade organisation in the UK scaffolding and access sector, campaigning to raise standards of safety, quality and workforce skills.

Temporary Works Forum

Temporary Works Forum

Leading the Construction industry to change for the better in the discipline of temporary works…

The aim of Temporary Works forum (TWf) is to encourage open discussion of any matter related to temporary works, for the good of the industry overall. The Forum is open to anyone, individual or corporate, working within the industry and sharing this intent.

To be an advocate and recognized authority on temporary works and construction method design, working to raise standards and awareness across the construction sector.



Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents – actively involved in the promotion of safety and the prevention of accidents in all areas, demonstrating our commitment to safety and providing us with operational guidelines.

BSI ISO 9001

BSI ISO 9001

ISO 9001 is the internationally recognized Quality Management System (QMS) standard that can benefit any size of organization and is designed to be a powerful business improvement tool.

TRAD UK have been audited by BSi and are accredited to ISO 9001:2015.


TRAD UK are established market leaders in the scaffolding hire and sales / fall prevention solutions market sector. The company has developed plans for continued organic growth for increasing market share and a commitment to continually improve the service we provide to our loyal customers. This will be achieved by our fully trained and professional teams supplying the highest quality products and delivering the highest quality service.
TRAD UK recognises the importance of the quality of our products, operations and service to achieving our company quality objectives. Our quality objectives have been planned and established with quantified, measurable goals that drive improvement and focus on maintaining and improving customer satisfaction. TRAD UK’s Senior Management have provided the resources and funds necessary to implement this policy and to achieve its quality objectives. It is, therefore, our policy to operate a Quality Management System that fully complies with the requirements of ISO9001:2015. This policy will be reviewed regularly to ensure its relevance to the strategic direction of the organisation.
The TRAD UK Top Management Team have shown commitment to satisfying all applicable requirements and compliance with customer, regulatory and statutory requirements, with industry codes of practice and relevant product standards (BS and EN). We also commit to continually improve our Quality Management System for sustained customer satisfaction and to continually meet the requirements of all interested parties.
This policy will be communicated to all employees and organisations working for and on behalf of TRAD UK and will be made available to all interested parties upon request.



The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme for fleet operators which aims to raise the level of quality within fleet operations, and to demonstrate which operators are achieving exemplary levels of best practice in safety, efficiency, and environmental protection.



CHAS is established as the market leader for health and safety pre-qualification in the UK. It is available to suppliers (those who provide goods and services) and to organisations (buyers) looking for suitably competent suppliers.





Constructionline is the UK’s largest Government-owned register of contractors and consultants for the construction industry. Constructionline standards are high, all suppliers are pre-qualified to the official Government pre-qualified standard.



BM TRADA membership and subsequent annual Scaffold Board grading accreditation allows TRAD to inspect the quality of their scaffold boards both new and in service. This ensures that the quality of their scaffold boards are always measured and comply with the current BS2482 – 2009 standard.



Alcumus Safe Contractor

Alcumus Safe Contractor

Alcumus is trusted by the world’s most respected organisations to help them create better, more sustainable workplaces.

The Alcumus SafeContractor scheme is a market-leading health & safety accreditation system, helping contractors and organisations become healthier and safer, and gaining SafeContractor status demonstrates an organisation’s compliance with increasingly stringent legislation.

This SafeContractor certificate has been awarded for the following services…

Work Categories:

Fall Protection Safety Systems: Fall Protection Safety Systems

Supplier & Service Provider: Access Equipment Hire Provider

Industry Roles:
Construction Contractor, Supplier

Category Related Activities:
Ladders / Step Ladders, Selection & Control of Subcontractors, Working at Height