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04 October 2018

THE LADDER Association is urging ladder users - and their managers and supervisors - to take a fresh approach to ladder training.

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07 August 2018

Safesite, a supplier of fall protection solutions, has provided Roehampton Sports and Fitness Centre with a collective roof edge protection system that ensures optimum roof top safety for maintenance and inspection teams.   

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11 July 2018

AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE can be major involving significant production processes, or consist of minor check and repairs between flights.

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05 September 2018

A COMBINATION of safety products from Kee Systems have been installed at the Twinings facility in Andover to provide an edge protection solution for staff members accessing the rooftop.

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05 May 2018

ZARGES, the access, packaging, transportation and storage specialist, has signed up Key as its latest partner, giving more companies and individuals access to its wide range of high quality ladders, platforms and transportation cases.

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14 March 2018

As part of a branch event programme, IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) invited industry specialists TB Davies to present a work at height update on changing ladder and associated access equipment standards.

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02 March 2018

Over a third of all injuries reported annually are caused as a result of a slip or trip at the workplace. Skyhook, established in 2004, has come up with a product specifically designed to prevent these unfortunate mishaps.

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05 February 2018

For effective fall prevention in tanker access systems, you need folding stairs. These are retractable stairs used for tanker top access.

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05 February 2018

With the growing popularity of insulated panels in modern construction, UK specialist ISD Solutions, which recently completed a high bay energy-efficient cold storage warehouse extension for Turners (Soham), warns that poor awareness of product and installation standards, combined with stringent health & safety requirements, risk the safety of site personnel and projects.

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25 January 2018

Falls from height are one of the biggest causes of workplace fatalities and major injuries, accounting for an average of 40 fatal injuries per year (28 per cent of the total) and of these, just under half were in the construction sector.

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25 January 2018

D-marc are in the business of making roofing work safer, both here in the UK and overseas.

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12 December 2017

Slips, trips and falls are one of the most common causes of workplace injuries making up 37% of all accidents and resulting in approximately 50 deaths a year.

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01 November 2017

Speed is of paramount importance for suspended victims, before lack of circulation becomes critical.

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01 November 2017

TB Davies Next generation fibreglass steps, developed to comply with the latest EN131-2:2010+A2:2017 standards, offer five sizes with Swingback and Platform variants.

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01 November 2017

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), there are approximately 622,000 cases of reportable work-related accidences occur in the UK each year. Such accidents often involve ladders.

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18 September 2017

High-level vacuuming system SpaceVac has joined the line-up of innovative cleaning products provided by Denis Rawlins.

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20 September 2017

There’s a misguided belief that ladders with hoops will protect workers from falls from height. In 2004 The HSE undertook tests to determine what, if any, protection hoops do offer. The results were as expected. Ladders with hoops/cages will ultimately cause the worker more injuries and make a rescue of any kind very difficult, explains Safety At Height.

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19 September 2017

When protecting yourself at height while loading having the optimum handling and protection equipment is imperative.

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19 September 2017

Independent waste management group CSG, whose business includes a major off-mains drainage maintenance operation, plans to deploy a new “potentially life-saving” device specifically designed to prevent falls into open septic tank manholes. 

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01 September 2017

For effective fall prevention in tanker access systems, you need folding stairs. These are retractable stairs used for tanker top access.

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FEATURES

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25 April 2018

Scaffolding, scissor lifts and cherry-pickers might be the more instantly recognisable types of access equipment, but the popularity of rope access techniques is undoubtedly on the rise. Berenice Northcott, managing director of Access North Structures, explores the safety benefits of this discreet alternative, particularly when it comes to complex structural maintenance

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26 January 2018

A staggering number of falls from height continue to be linked with fragile roofs. Employers are being faced with harsh fines and court appearances due to unsafe working conditions and not following the correct procedures for employees to remain safe. Soni Sheimer, general manager at Easi-Dec, takes a look at the range of options and solutions that are available when working at height

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30 October 2017

London Bridge is the fourth busiest railway station in the country, with more than 54 million passengers passing through every year. As Network Rail nears completion of a £1billion redevelopment, Chris Shaw speaks to MSA Safety about the fall protection requirements associated with such a project.

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30 October 2017

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) fatal injuries report 2016-2017 reveals a dramatic reduction in the number of falls from height. Dominique Vansteenkiste, high-risk safety leader EMEA at Honeywell Industrial Safety, believes it's time to give workers at height an edge over risk.

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15 September 2017

Slips, trips and falls are acknowledged as preventable, but can associated quality costs be measured?

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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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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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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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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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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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25 August 2016

70m Truck Mounted Platform

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24 September 2013

Kee Klamp® fittings offer a flexible, versatile solution for the construction of tubular structures, including safety railing, handrail, guardrail and barrier solutions.

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25 August 2016

14.2m Van Mounted Boom Lift

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25 August 2016

16.5m Van Mounted Boom Lift

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24 September 2013

Free standing non-penetrative roof edge protection, foldable to protect buildings aesthetics and easily re-erected when required. Complies with EN 13374.

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25 August 2016

22.5m Diesel Scissor Lift

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02 October 2013

for all-round edge protection at height

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25 August 2016

57m Straight Telescopic Diesel Boom Lift

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02 October 2013

Lightweight mobile step units for top loading tanker access

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27 November 2013

Personal work platform to fit any ladder

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02 October 2013

for all-round edge protection at height

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25 August 2016

20m Diesel Boom Lift

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24 September 2013

Kee Access® fittings are used to create safety handrailing that complies with the UK Equality Act (previously DDA).

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25 August 2016

14m Dual Fuel Articulated Tracked Boom

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24 September 2013

For industrial protection in any environment

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