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19 July 2017

Access hire specialist, Facelift has announced the arrival of 10 new Dingli AMWP 11.5-8100 into the fleet.

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20 July 2017

The Oxford Plastics StrongWall heavy duty plastic pedestrian and traffic safety barrier is a barrier system designed to meet the demands of providing safe access for pedestrians through road or construction works.

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20 July 2017

One year on from the biggest overhaul of UK Health & Safety regulations and much has changed with the introduction of ‘unlimited’ fines for offences.

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20 July 2017

Dust mats often go unnoticed when entering a commercial building, however they play an important part in health and safety.

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18 July 2017

Do you have problems keeping your facility or warehouse clean and safe? If you use forklift trucks to move goods from the outside and back into your warehouse, then this could well be a major source of the problem.

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18 July 2017

Easi-Dec, the working at height safety specialist, has supplied Everest with 72 Roofline systems to provide installation teams with a safe, efficient and cost effective solution for accessing roofline level when carrying out gutter, soffit and fascia replacements.

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18 July 2017

Award-winning Altro XpressLay safety flooring has been used throughout a £25 million secondary ‘super school’ in North Wales. At 4,500m2, it is the biggest ever Altro XpressLay installation in the North West.

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18 July 2017

Norbord's factory in South Molton is beginning to use video drone technology to help identify and reduce the risk of working at heights.

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07 July 2017

Zarges has provided tips on the right approach to ladders according to the new ladder standard EN 131-1 and 2.

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04 July 2017

MSA Safety is launching its new V-TEC self-retracting lifeline (SRL).

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01 June 2017

The NASC has published its highly-regarded 2017 Safety Report documenting and analysing accident and injury statistics for its full contracting members in 2016 – representing over 17,000 UK scaffolding operatives, which constitutes a significant percentage of the total British scaffolding workforce.

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01 June 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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19 June 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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FEATURES

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24 July 2017

By definition, working at height refers to any task that takes place in a location from which a person could fall and be injured. As Amanda Bowles, HSEQ advisor at HSS Hire explains, there are many safety hazards involved in this kind of work.

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11 July 2017

Construction Design and Management (CDM) regulations can often be viewed as little more than a 'tick box exercise’. Fall protection specialist MSA Safety warns Chris Shaw that this attitude must change.

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30 May 2017

Falls, slips and trips account for more than a third of all UK workplace injuries, with fork lift truck drivers and warehouse staff ranking highly among them. HSM examines the facts, and provides advice for supervisors, drivers and all employees who work alongside fork lift trucks.

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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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SPONSORED CONTENT

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07 July 2016

The Skipper recycle bin is a robust and durable attachment for multi-purpose waste and recycling use.

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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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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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07 July 2016

The suction pad holder/receiver is designed for use with the Skipper XS unit (although it can be used as a standard tape receiver).

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07 July 2016

Skipper is the unique way to cordon off any area, creating safer environments with high visibility retractable 9m tape.

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25 November 2016

Lift heights between 4.03m – 16.7m

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25 November 2016

Reach heights between 7.80m - 33.70m

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02 October 2013

Manual & pneumatic for top loading tanker access

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24 September 2013

Kee Lite® aluminium fittings offer flexible solution for the construction of gigh corrosion resistance safety railing, handrail, guardrail and barriers. Kee Lite® components are made from a high grade Aluminium Silicon Magnesium Alloy.

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07 July 2016

This environmentally friendly road light is a multifunctional LED warning light that is fully rechargeable.

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25 August 2016

14.2m Van Mounted Boom Lift

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25 November 2016

Reach heights between 15.45m - 47.70m

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25 August 2016

20m Diesel Boom Lift

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24 September 2013

Interior & Exterior Kerbing systems

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27 November 2013

Personal work platform to fit any ladder

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