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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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14 November 2021

WORKING AT height remains one of the biggest causes of fatalities and major injuries, with the highest number of falling from height accidents occurring in the food sector, construction sector and agriculture (HSE).

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22 June 2021

DAVID GRAY, the managing director of TB Davies (Cardiff) Ltd has become the vice chairman of the Ladder Association.

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15 December 2020

2020 HASN'T brought great news at all for many of us, and sometimes it’s difficult to think positive after the year everyone has had. With this in mind we thought it’d be a perfect time to share some success stories and achievements. One of which is the managing director of Ladderstore, Gail Hounslea.

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16 December 2020

LADDERTAG IS a robust and highly visible system, instantly showing the ladder is in date for it’s thorough examination, the ladder's inspection period and a guide to the pre-use and in-use visual inspections to be carried out by the operative.

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23 November 2020

A COMPANY set up because its founder promised a fellow serviceman a job would be waiting for him after the Second World War, is celebrating its 75th anniversary.

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02 September 2020

KEE SAFETY is merging four of its Scottish-based businesses into one large fall protection company. This will allow the company to create new employment opportunities, invest in new technologies and deliver a more efficient operation.

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05 October 2020

VALE ENGINEERING has a solution for almost any winter maintenance requirement. Its Liquid De-icer/Snowbrush Mini-Tractor Combi solution, for example, is designed specifically for cycleways.

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15 July 2020

Luton-based Stanley is advocating the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to protect workers.

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08 July 2020

As forklift trucks go in and out of facilities to transport goods, the wheels allow dirt and water to migrate into your facility. This can create a dangerous environment and increase the likelihood of serious injuries. Waterhog Forklift Mats can prevent these problems.

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08 July 2020

Spills of hazardous materials occasionally happen and can lead to serious consequences including contamination or pollution incidents. They can also lead to injuries resulting from slips or falls as one accident leads to another.

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15 June 2020

In these challenging times for our industry, high quality technical support is more valuable than ever. Adam Buxey, Altro’s new technical services manager, has provided insight into how Altro has embraced new ways of working, and tailored its support to meet the ever-evolving demands of an industry needing to work smart.

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22 May 2020

With many businesses planning for a phased return to work after the COVID-19 lockdown, Cabletrail has a range of products available now to ensure your site is kitted out and is deemed safe for your employees and site visitors. Tailored packages can be made for your specific needs enabling you to single source.

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24 March 2020

Online and live product demonstrations have been a part of everyday life at LOBO for over 12 months.

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24 March 2020

Fatigue Lock interlocking rubber floor tiles are one of the newest additions to COBA Europe’s anti-fatigue range of safety matting.

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24 March 2020

Flotex Naturals is the new range from Forbo Flooring Systems.

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02 April 2020

Forklift trucks transporting goods allows dirt and water to migrate into your facility. Fortunately, there is a simple solution to rectify this problem, which are Waterhog Forklift Mats.

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02 April 2020

Research carried out by the HSE estimated the human and economic cost of “falls from commercial vehicle” incidents in the UK over a one-year period was in excess of £36.5 million.  A sizeable proportion of these are falls from tail-lifts.

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13 February 2020

The preference from the ‘Health and Safety Executive’ is that access to high level areas are either restricted or prevented with plant placed at ground level. However, when access is required for complying with roof warrantees and also the clearing of debris with other maintenance issues, this is often impossible to achieve. Safetyworks & Solutions MD Marco Norman provides an insight.

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11 February 2020

Fatigue Lock interlocking rubber floor tiles are one of the newest additions to COBA Europe’s anti-fatigue range of safety matting.

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FEATURES

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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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07 October 2020

In the latest webinar, Sam Thomas explored the common, and sometimes overlooked, risks and challenges of working at height in the industrial sector. He was joined by Alan Murray of the BSIF.

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05 February 2020

Harnesses play a vital role in safely arresting a worker's fall, so it is essential that the equipment undergoes regular inspections and tests. Here, Daniel Harrison gives an insight.

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06 February 2020

Despite years of advancements in occupational health, falls are still the most common type of injury experienced by workers. Add height into the equation, and you increase the risk of fatality or life-long care. Dr Karen McDonnell looks at the prevention strategy campaigns and the stories behind the statistics.

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04 December 2019

For the past 44 years, Paul Bruton has been a key figure within both the industry, providing expert knowledge and insights to trade bodies, as well as in his role at WernerCo. In his role as chairman at The Ladder Association, he has supported the organisation in tackling key issues facing the industry. Here, Paul reflects on his time within the industry and what he expects is still to come ahead of his retirement in June 2020.

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23 July 2019

Taking risks at work can have a life changing outcome, as Jason Anker reveals after being left in a wheelchair for life after falling from a ladder. Here, he tells his story.

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31 January 2019

Preventing slips and trips require a combination of risk assessing work areas and ensuring potential hazards are well-managed. According to Peter Upcott, the correct safety footwear the right safety footwear can help workers stay safe.

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10 January 2019

Fatigue at work is a serious problem that is often not given the recognition it deserves, yet it can cause both personal and organisational ill health in many ways. The right safety footwear can help reduce fatigue at work says uvex.

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12 October 2018

Falls from height are still the main cause of deaths in industry. Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs) are specifically designed to safely conduct temporary work at height and have been recognised as such by safety bodies across Europe, says Andrew Delahunt.

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12 October 2018

Chris Kendall looks at the latest developments in UK and European standards and guidance as they affect some of the different disciplines and product sectors represented by the Access Industry Forum (AIF).

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24 May 2018

The risk of slips, trips and falls on the level is a year-round issue. Andrew Ashford, director, Griffin Safety Training, provides some top tips on how to reduce the risk of their occurrence in the workplace

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24 May 2018

Alex Markham, height safety product and training manager at JSP, offers advice on how to select the correct safety harnesses and lanyards for the task at hand

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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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SPONSORED CONTENT

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25 August 2016

11.96m Scissor Lift

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07 November 2016

Light weight basic evacuation chair with standard seat with extra fixation, armrests and footrest. The headrest is padded (upholstered) for extra comfort and the Anti-slip on operating handle and lower frame ensures easy and safe handling.

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14 September 2018

CleanSafe the specialist contract applicator of Bonasystems, which protects natural and porous flooring such as stone, ceramic and porcelain from staining, soiling and water ingress.

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19 March 2020

The only harness offering an integrated yet replaceable chest ascender.

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27 November 2013

Fitted with Stabilisers and Levellers

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25 November 2016

Lift heights between 4.03m – 16.7m

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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 August 2016

13.3m Diesel Articulated Truck Mounted Platform

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08 November 2018

The First Aid at Work course is designed to help employers meet legal requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and is formally certificated by the First Aid Industry Body (F.A.I.B. approved).

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02 October 2013

for all-round edge protection at height

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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

Reach heights between 15.45m - 47.70m

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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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02 October 2013

For easy loading of goods and safe bridging access

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25 August 2016

14m Dual Fuel Articulated Tracked Boom

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