Lightning Protection


Omega Red Group is the UK market leader in the specialist design, supply, installation, testing and maintenance of electrical earthing and lightning protection systems. As electrical earthing contractors and lightning protection contractors, Omega’s systems are critical to customers in the rail, tram, construction, power, telecommunications and water industries.

Earthing - Testing - Protection - Design

Risk Managenent

Risk Management

Customers benefit from a truly nationwide coverage, facilitated by a network of operational branches strategically located in Edinburgh, Manchester, Nottingham, Bristol and London.

A centrally-located service and testing department is supported by more than thirty test engineers working throughout the United Kingdom.

Electrical earthing

Design, test and commissioning of new and existing installations, including earth resistance testing.

Lightning protection systems

Designed and installed to the latest British standard (BS EN 62305) reduces the risk of damage to a structure and the systems and people within it.

Lightning surge protection

For outstanding protection against transient over-voltages, Omega Red can supply a range of surge protection requirements, sourced directly from leading manufacturers, to ensure compliance with BS EN 62305.

Lightning Protection Testing

Lightning protection systems are tested in accordance with the requirements of BS 6651:1999 or BS EN 62305. Current best practice is to have lightning protection system inspected and tested annually.

Height safety

To ensure end-user protection and compliance with the Work at Height Regulations 2005, Omega Red is an approved installer of the Latchways™ product range, and is a specialist in the design, supply, installation, test and inspection of fall protection systems, as well as offering end-user height safety training.