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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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10 February 2020

Rubber Matting is one of the most essential pieces of equipment a Kitchen can use to increase safety. Find out how Rubber Matting can boost safety and hygiene for you and your staff.

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04 February 2020

ALTHOUGH A common perception of health and safety legislation is that it can be excessive and onerous, it is important to remember that it exists for a very important reason – to prevent injury and loss of life. Kate Breslin, product manager at SGS, looks at the processes and procedures that should be implemented to create a safer working environment and why, when it comes to slips, trips and falls, creating an active culture of reporting and prevention should be adopted.

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20 January 2020

Kee Safety now offers KeeGuard, a free-standing roof edge protection system that can keep workers on the roof safe without damaging the roof itself.

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10 December 2019

As forklift trucks go in and out of facilities to transport goods, their wheels can allow dirt and water to migrate inside, creating a potentially dangerous environment and increasing the likelihood of injuries. Waterhog Forklift Mats offer a solution.

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09 December 2019

Kee Safety, a leading global supplier of safety railing systems, offers the KeeGuard, a free-standing roof edge protection system that can keep workers on the roof safe without damaging the roof itself.

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17 December 2019

First Mats is delighted to announce the launch of a brand-new range of floor cable protectors to complement the company’s existing selection of floor matting safety products.

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05 December 2019

British manufacturer, COBA Europe, used A+A Dusseldorf to launch its 2019/20 safety matting and flooring catalogue, and unveiled some innovative floor safety products to the health and safety sector.

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17 October 2019

Inspace Partnerships, a specialist service provider to the social housing market, has purchased an innovative work platform to assist employees when working at height.

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07 November 2019

Kee Walk Step-overs from Kee Safety are modular, off-the-shelf step-overs that provide a safe means of access where obstructions exist on a roof, such as pipework, plant equipment and conduits.

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15 October 2019

Following its entry into the aviation and rail transport sectors, ZARGES is now expanding into the road segment, adding height adjustable work platforms and access solutions for road vehicles to its range.

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17 October 2019

As forklift trucks move in and out of a facility, their wheels allow dirt and water to migrate inside. This can create a potentially dangerous environment and increase the likelihood of injury. A simple solution is offered by Waterhog Forklift Mats.

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18 November 2019

Orthomat anti-fatigue matting from COBA Europe has been installed by Hotter at its Skelmersdale site in Lancashire.

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02 September 2019

A solution from Safesite is enabling Wolverhampton Wanderers FC to ensure that videographers filming sessions at its training grounds can do so safely from the building's rooftops.

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FEATURES

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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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14 May 2018

Stephen Morris, UK fall protection technical specialist at science-based technology company 3M, outlines the hierarchy of controls to follow when protecting against falls from 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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20 September 2017

Maureen Kelso, head of standards & verification at the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc), takes a look at the causes of slips, trips and falls and how to reduce the risks.

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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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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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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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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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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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25 August 2016

14.2m Van Mounted Boom Lift

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25 August 2016

70m Truck Mounted Platform

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02 October 2013

Lightweight mobile step units for top loading tanker access

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05 March 2018

Handle-Tech Hose & Pipe Safety Handles are an innovative tool designed to improve safety and efficiency for manual handling of hose and pipe.

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25 November 2016

Lift heights between 4.03m – 16.7m

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24 September 2013

Interior & Exterior Kerbing systems

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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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25 August 2016

14m Dual Fuel Articulated Tracked Boom

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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 reel is a must.

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07 July 2016

This A4 sign holder is designed for use with the Skipper unit.

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