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23 May 2017

 MSA Safety's V-FORM is a new high-specification and competitively priced fall protection harness that carries a ten-year lifespan. 

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24 April 2017

MSA Safety is launching a new and simplified range of safety harnesses and self-retracting lifelines to offer its customers the full circle of fall protection solutions from engineered lifelines to permanent guard rails and full body fall arrest harnesses.

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18 April 2017

JSP will be showing its diverse range of above-the-neck PPE,  height safety equipment and traffic & site management products at Scotland Works.

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18 April 2017

Worksite cuts and abrasions are just a few minor injuries workers can sustain on a worksite due to falling or flying objects; much more serious injuries include concussion, blindness, and even death. 

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13 April 2017

Mentor FLT Training is urging fork lift truck operators and those responsible for site safety to take care when mounting and dismounting lift trucks by following one simple rule: keep three-points-of-contact.

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07 April 2017

An Aberdeen-based company that provides offshore accommodation solutions has unveiled a new product which is designed to improve steward health and safety offshore.

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03 April 2017

Contact Attachments has designed and supplied Cawarden Brick, the UK supplier of reclaimed period building materials, with a bespoke Man Riding Cage available from its dedicated Telehandler range. 

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03 April 2017

Slip resistant footwear, regardless of whether or not it has toe protection, is classed as an item of personal protective equipment (PPE) and as such must comply with the PPE directive 89/686/EEC.

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08 March 2017

In 1936 the homogeneous flooring Mipolam from international flooring and interiors specialist Gerflor was launched. According to the company, the past eighty years has been a legacy of providing a product that’s always been fit for purpose, delivering high levels of hygiene protection and durability to a host of market segments.

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03 April 2017

In 1936 the homogeneous flooring Mipolam from international flooring and interiors specialist Gerflor was launched. According to the company, the past eighty years has been a legacy of providing a product that’s always been fit for purpose, delivering high levels of hygiene protection and durability to a host of market segments.

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08 March 2017

Altitec, the distributor and service provider for Actsafe Ascenders in the UK, Ireland and the Baltic countries, has delivered 2 units to JV Price, specialists in commercial window cleaning and property maintenance.

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08 March 2017

The winter months are tough on many surfaces, and with the low temperatures and wet conditions it’s no surprise that so many wooden bridges suffer from rot and dangerous slippery conditions. This leads to higher levels of accidents and injuries.

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07 March 2017

Slingsby says that it offers great choice, value and expertise in the supply of workplace equipment. 

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07 March 2017

A fixing solution for rooftop solar panels that protects a roof’s warranty as well as preventing structural damage has been developed by MSA Safety.  

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01 March 2017

SkyTel, the latest material handling attachment from Nationwide Platforms, has been designed for the safer and more efficient handling of mobile telecom antennas. 

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28 February 2017

The innovative DSL2 – Dynamic Self Retracting Lanyard – the first in the market that beats the requirement of EN355 by a massive 50%!

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02 March 2017

The muggi tray is designed to provide a safer way of carrying drinks in the workplace. 

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06 February 2017

Sometimes one size doesn’t fit all. Anti-fatigue mats are nearly always supplied in a limited choice of sizes, meaning you must fit around them, rather than the mats fitting around how you work.

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06 February 2017

Taylor Hobson’s Surtronic Duo is widely used in conjunction with the HSE Slip Assessment Tool (SAT), software for the assessment of slipping accident risk. Suited to flooring measurements due to its ‘remote control’ operation, the Surtronic Duo uses familiar smartphone technology for improved performance.

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06 February 2017

Surface care specialist Fila has introduced a new formulation for its protective dirt-barrier treatment – FILASTOP DIRT.

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FEATURES

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17 April 2017

Ken Diable, managing director at Heightsafe Systems looks at why regular testing and inspection is essential to ensure that your fall protection systems remain compliant.

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01 December 2016

PASMA, the trade association representing the international mobile access tower industry, has confirmed that Tower Safety Week 2016 - which ran from 14-18 November - was the most successful and best supported event yet. This year’s campaign took as its theme Working Well With Towers.

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22 November 2016

Site safety is a key priority for Kier Construction, part of Kier Group and one of the major developers and leading operators in the UK construction sector. With building work booming in the capital, Kier Construction London partnered with Honeywell to develop a bespoke training package to raise awareness of onsite hazards and minimise risks during work at height operations. 

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23 November 2016

One of the smaller trade associations in the work at height sector, FASET is nevertheless one of the most industrious when it comes to developing guidance and best practice for the safety net rigging and temporary safety systems industry.

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27 October 2016

Access for maintenance on the roofs of commercial buildings is a critical health and safety concern. But, says John Grenville, managing director of ECEX, businesses must ensure the fabricator they use for access metalwork complies with the appropriate legislation.

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27 October 2016

Slips, trips and falls count for around half of the recorded workplace injuries, so how can these numbers be kept down in the treacherous conditions of a harsh winter? HSM speaks to Richard Burroughs sales director at Gritit.

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27 October 2016

Slips, trips and falls far outnumber any other kind of accident in the workplace and are costing the UK economy in excess of £1billion each year, not to mention the impact the resulting personal injuries can have on the workforce. Sibtain Naqvi, UK product marketing manager for Workwear, Mats and Washroom at Berendsen, looks at why these incidents are happening and how they can be prevented with mats.

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05 September 2016

Integrating cleaning methods in the design process of tall or signature buildings could further improve safety when window cleaning at height. Darran Yates of Incredible Window Cleaning discusses how the rules can be re-written.

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07 September 2016

Leading safety equipment expert OnSite Support is urging construction firms and organisations with staff working at height, to help reduce the risks of someone getting seriously injured this summer from falling tools and equipment.

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01 June 2016

The NASC has launched an updated version of its user-friendly, free Scaffold Specification Template (Guide to Managing and Appointing Scaffolding Contractors).

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01 June 2016

Even in 2016, falls from height remain one of the most common causes of injury and fatality at work, accounting for nearly 30% of injuries to workers. According to Latchways' head of sales (UK and Ireland), Jonathan Seymour, a three pronged approach to fall protection is required: engineering innovation, compliance & regulations and representative test methods.

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01 June 2016

Working at height is obviously a dangerous business, but it’s not just the obvious risks that lead to accidents. Jeremy Dugan, EMEAI training leader at Honeywell Safety Products, explores some of the more unusual risks that working at height can present, and how safety managers can prepare for and protect their workers accordingly.

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01 June 2016

A bespoke edge protection solution from Combisafe has protected workers during the fabrication of a 35 metre long pedestrian walkway at the new Crossrail Custom House station. International construction firm Laing O’Rourke, which won the contract to build the station next to the London Excel Conference Centre, turned to the company for its edge protection knowledge, which was required to guarantee worker safety throughout the project.

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27 May 2016

One of the biggest shakeups in decades of the way that companies are sentenced for health and safety breaches came into force in February this year. Now, any case that comes to court will be tried under the new guidelines - including slips, trips and falls. HSM asks Christian Harris, commercial director at Bonasystems what’s new?

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03 August 2016

Emma Currie, CEO of Acting Up strives to inspire change in health and safety using drama, story telling and film. Emma believes that - more than just a statistic - slips, trips and falls speak volumes about who you are.

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27 May 2016

With slips, trips and falls combined accounting for more than a third (36%) of all major injuries reported each year, Alastair Hall, head of health & safety at Citation, says it's imperative that both employers and employees are aware of preventative measures.

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14 April 2016

With falls from height accounting for nearly three out of 10 fatal injuries to all workers, and more specifically 50% of all fatal accidents in the construction industry, the safety of working at height can never be overlooked. Paul Bruton, product development director at Werner, discusses the importance of using the right access solution for the right job.

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08 April 2016

Edge protection is often used as a general term for the provision of guardrails and barriers in order to protect against falls, but according to Peter Bond, chairman, of the Edge Protection Federation, it is a widely varying work at height industry encompassing falls from a myriad of surfaces.

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03 December 2015

With the publication of its 2016 Yearbook, the NASC has unveiled details of the impending core scaffolding fall prevention guidance, SG4:15. So what does this mean and how will it affect you?

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03 December 2015

The London Olympics in 2012 was heralded as not just a great sporting, but also a great safety success. As the legacy of that global event is brought to life, the East London venue is being reborn as a sporting, leisure, cultural and technology centre of excellence, showcasing the best of British innovation. Fall protection is at the heart of this transformation.

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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25 August 2016

70m Truck Mounted Platform

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25 November 2016

Reach heights between 15.45m - 47.70m

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02 October 2013

Manual & pneumatic for top loading tanker access

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24 September 2013

Interior & Exterior Kerbing systems

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25 November 2016

Reach heights between 20.0m - 47.7m

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22 September 2016

This is our flagship product. Made with our patented NITREX® polymer, this super strong (6.0 mils) powder free nitrile glove boasts 3 times the chemical and puncture resistance of a comparable thickness latex or vinyl glove. These gloves feature our grip rite finish for secure handling and dexterity even when working with fine objects. 

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24 September 2013

A modular easy to install walkway system. Kee Walk® provides a safe, anti-slip, level surface for anyone who needs to access a roof in the course of their work. Compliant with the test requirements of EN 516:2006 Class 1-C.

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25 November 2016

Reach heights between 13.00m - 23.00m

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25 August 2016

57m Straight Telescopic Diesel Boom Lift

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02 October 2013

for all-round edge protection at height

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12 December 2013

All the versatility of a Little Giant in super strong Fibre Glass. Together with the tough hinge you have the most compact, versatile and durable fibre glass ladder in the world.

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27 November 2013

Personal work platform to fit any ladder

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25 August 2016

11.96m Scissor Lift

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24 September 2013

KeeGuard® is a free standing collective fall protection system that does not penetrate the roof membrane. The system is fully tested and meets or exceeds current roof top safety requirements. Complies with EN ISO 14122 Part 3 and EN 13374 Class A.

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07 July 2016

The Skipper road cone is a revolutionary two-piece cone that outperforms its competitors in all areas.

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