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21 May 2024

BLACKLINE SAFETY has announced a new deal valued at $1.4 million with a water utility provider based in Australia.

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14 December 2023

ARCO PROFESSIONAL Safety Services is expanding its equipment hire capabilities nationwide with new funding into four fully stocked hire centres in key locations across the UK.

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19 November 2023

SHOCKING STATISTICS from the HSE reveal that in 2022, there were 135 fatal work-related incidents in the UK. 40 of these were due to falls from height, making up 30% of the fatal work-related injuries.

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23 October 2023

ONE OF the most critical points regarding safety equipment is to eliminate the risk and ensure your crew stays safe. But does your current equipment provide all of those? Compare it with MSA Safety’s Dare to Compare solution.

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07 September 2023

ONE OF the most critical points regarding safety equipment is to eliminate the risk and ensure your crew stays safe. But does your current equipment provide all of those? Compare it with MSA Safety’s Dare to Compare solution.

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15 May 2023

JSP JOINS Build UK as a Professional Services member, providing expert insight on ‘above the neck’ PPE and height safety.

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24 April 2023

THE SAFETY Rocks team will be in Birmingham this week for the Health and Safety Event 2023.

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18 April 2023

WORKPLACE-RELATED injury is shockingly high in the UK. And statistics from the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) show that thousands of UK workers are injured or killed on the job every year due to preventable accidents.

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20 February 2023

NEW MATS accredited Rooftop Worker – Safety & Access has been added to Heightec's course portfolio.

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04 January 2023

SLIPTEST HAS been busy putting together lots of content for their new YouTube Channel, with the goal of helping people to understand and manage all things slip risk!

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07 December 2022

SIGN UP for JSP’s series of online Webinars designed to help you make a more informed choice about your selection of PPE. Learn about the latest legislation with advice direct from UK’s leading ‘above the neck’ PPE manufacturer.

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29 November 2022

MANUFACTURING ELECTRICAL components is fraught with risks to both the equipment and the engineers. Sudden electrical discharges (ESD) can fry sensitive electronic components, and standing for long periods of time at workstations or switchboards can cause joint and muscle aches for the workers.

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16 November 2022

The latest issue of Connected, The Reset Journal is available to read online now.

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02 November 2022

SLIPTEST USES both The Pendulum Tester and SlipAlert Tester to determine the slip resistance of a floor surface.

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18 October 2022

GUARDIAN IS excited to announce the launch of a comprehensive dropped object prevention program into the Europe and International markets. Over 40 of the most popular dropped object prevention items, including the patented Quick-Switch Tool Transfer System, are now in-stock.

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14 September 2022

When an employee enters a confined space to carry out works or inspections, how can you be sure they will come out alive and well? Alfonso Fernandez outlines the dangers and explains how to plan for the unexpected.

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03 February 2022

Arco Professional Safety Services has officially opened a new Safety Centre in Trafford Park, Manchester.

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03 March 2022

SLIP RESISTANCE for workplaces in the catering industry is regulated according to DIN 51130 and is divided into the slip resistance classes R9 to R13, with R13 being the highest slip resistance class.

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26 January 2022

IN NOVEMBER 2021, nearly 300 people united to help rescue a man from the Ogof Ffynnon Ddu cave system near Penwyllt, Powys. The caver had fallen, leaving him trapped underground with severe injuries and at the centre of a rescue mission taking three gruelling days.

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03 December 2021

BSIF IS delighted to announce the launch of its new BSIF Height Safety Group Website!

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FEATURES

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25 March 2024

Falls from height continue to be the most common cause of workplace fatalities in the UK. The latest figures show 40 workers were killed as a result of falling from height in 2022/23, a stark 51% of total construction fatalities*. Ben Haughton explains how fall protection solutions play a key role in safety.

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22 November 2023

The fall protection industry is developing training programmes to provide career paths – via Trailblazers – to ensure the competence of the workforce. Graham Willmott provides an update.

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18 October 2023

If you spend most of your time on a construction site, you’ll know that hitting your head can be part of the job. Most of the time, it’s minor bumps, but sometimes it can be harder hits. Common accidents can be knocks to the side of the head, falling objects, slips, trips or falls. These can be angled impacts, and angled impacts can create a rotational motion, explains Chris Tidy.

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24 August 2023

Recent legislation changes highlight architects’ responsibilities for ensuring robust fall protection in building design. So, what do you need to be aware of if you’re the lead designer or architect? Stuart Pierpoint offers the insider’s guide on what you need to consider with fall protection systems.

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05 June 2023

A looks at how architects can rise to the challenge of choosing the right fall protection system. We find out more from Stuart Pierpoint.

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18 May 2023

Working at height can be risky enough, without the additional danger of poor-quality ladders. Here, Peter Bennett explains why the Government must clamp down on online marketplaces selling substandard imported telescopic ladders.

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15 May 2023

British Safety Council uses this page to answer YOUR questions. Please send any problems, issues or general enquiries about health, safety and wellbeing to policy@britsafe.org and their experts will respond in future editions of HSM.

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17 February 2023

Falls from height are once again the leading cause of fatalities, according to the Health & Safety Executive’s latest statistics. What can the construction sector do to change this? Ruth Armstrong and Kate Oliver explore the options.

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19 June 2023

The construction sector is among the most dangerous industries in Britain and working at height is the leading contributor to on-site fatalities. Peter Upcott says that by following best practices around work safety and managing dropped objects, the risks can be mitigated.

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18 October 2022

Simon Ash shares how selecting the right safety footwear can help reduce the risk of slips, trips and falls in the workplace

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11 October 2022

Having the right footwear is one of the measures that can help avoid slips and trips in the workplace. James Abbott explains what you need to know about slip resistant footwear.

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14 February 2022

When working at height, it is important to consider all potential requirements such as height safety PPE, provision for rescue, safe access, installed lifeline systems, dropped object prevention, training and inspection. Peter Upcott provides an example of height safety simplified.

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10 February 2022

Falls from height can result in life changing injuries and can be fatal. Hugh Owen looks at how to reduce the risk when employees have to work at height.

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02 December 2021

This article from the BSIF will help you understand best practice for those designing, installing, maintaining and inspecting anchor devices and systems.

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29 September 2021

Slips and falls are one of the leading causes of workplace mishaps and can come at a high price for the liable business, NHS and the injured individual. While many view them as inevitable, James White explains that in most cases they are completely avoidable. And it all starts with proper floorcare provisions.

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11 August 2021

A fall from height can result in major injury and can be fatal. Sarah Baker provides an insight into choosing the correct equipment when working at height.

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10 May 2021

A recent webinar, sponsored by MSA Safety, explored the dangers of working at height and how using the right protection can help ensure the safety of your employees. Health and Safety Matter’s Editor, Kelly Rose was joined by Sam Thomas, safety fall protection systems and solutions sales leader at MSA, Andy Wedgwood, product sales manager at MSA and Roy Wilders, manager of RSSS at the BSIF.

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12 April 2021

NASC Members' excellent safety statistics are no accident. Simon Robinson gives details of the latest safety report, which shows that members are working to the highest standards.

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16 March 2021

This month we put Gail Hounslea in the spotlight to find out how she became the first female chair of the Ladder Association and what she thinks are the greatest challenges in the working at height sector.

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19 October 2020

In the movies slipping on a banana skin can be very humorous, but Alistair Simpson recognises that it is no laughing matter if it happens in the workplace and can be very costly both for the individuals and companies involved.

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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05 March 2018

Workwear providing maximum protection for welders, electricians, industrial workers and groups exposed to electrical hazards, fire and heat risk, liquid chemicals and harsh outdoor environments.

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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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02 October 2013

Lightweight mobile step units for top loading tanker access

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25 August 2016

11.96m Scissor Lift

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02 October 2013

For easy loading of goods and safe bridging access

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19 March 2020

The only harness offering an integrated yet replaceable chest ascender.

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07 July 2016

The Skipper magnetic receiver clips allow the tape end to attach direct without the need for another Skipper unit.

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27 November 2013

Fitted with Stabilisers and Levellers

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25 November 2016

Reach heights between 4.20m - 10.00m

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24 September 2013

KeeGuard® Topfix is a roof edge protection solution for metal profile and standing seam roofs

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07 July 2016

The Skipper magnetic support brackets hold the Skipper unit in place without the need for a cone or post.

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02 March 2018

Hose and Cable management is a major factor in health and safety in the workplace and the Kiowa AV Slow Retraction Powder Coated reel is a must

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25 November 2016

Reach heights between 20.0m - 47.7m

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24 June 2019

Our most popular Hi Vis vest starting from as little as 95p is highly versatile and economical, suitable for numerous applications

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05 March 2018

From 1" to 6" in a wide range of material options, TODO-MATIC® Dry-Break® couplings offer advanced fluid handling solutions for a diverse range of industries.

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