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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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09 September 2019

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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29 May 2019

Derby’s centre for art and film, QUAD, relies on a modular access system from another Derby company – LOBO – to ensure staff can work safely at height.

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09 May 2019

Our 10 page pdf Guidance booklet has been compiled to provide management with a summary of health and safety legislation and to enable them to be better informed regarding the management and use of safety harnesses, lanyards, and fall arrestors within the workplace.

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30 May 2019

Safety products from Kee Safety have been installed on the roof of the Oslo Kongressenter building to provide an edge protection solution for maintenance teams accessing the rooftop.

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14 March 2019

Fall protection equipment specialist SFS has redeveloped its class-leading fall arrest and work restraint solution with the new Soter II. The system allows users to safely work at height without restrictions to their movement, and significantly reduces damage to the roof in the event of a fall.

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12 March 2019

Kee Safety offers a range of products to ensure that whether staff are working internally or externally, at height or on the warehouse floor, there is a system available to separate them from hazards.  

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06 February 2019

Kee Safety, a global supplier of fall protection equipment and safety railing systems, has expanded its range of safe access solutions for roof top walkways and stepovers with the introduction of Kee Walk with Guardrail.

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10 December 2018

Ladder specialist TB Davies has revealed the new Xtend+Climb Pro Series. The tough, durable and safe telescopic ladder system delivers the latest in telescopic ladders technology to trade users.

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29 November 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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26 October 2018

A new floor-safety, risk assessment service which identifies potential slip and fall hazards and provides full reports, expert advice and practical help if required for their prevention, has been introduced by Arkad Health & Safety, producers of ‘TREADSURE’, the flooring traction enhancement solution.

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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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FEATURES

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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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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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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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SPONSORED CONTENT

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24 September 2013

Industrial metalwork platforms & Gantries

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02 October 2013

for all-round edge protection at height

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25 August 2016

70m Truck Mounted Platform

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25 August 2016

11.96m Scissor Lift

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21 March 2018

The Cygnus control panel combines simple installation and user control with optimum performance.

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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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25 August 2016

16.5m Van Mounted Boom Lift

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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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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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27 November 2013

Personal work platform to fit any ladder

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25 August 2016

22.5m Diesel Scissor Lift

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25 August 2016

14.2m Van Mounted Boom Lift

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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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25 August 2016

13.3m Diesel Articulated Truck Mounted Platform

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