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05 October 2017

Safety matting specialist COBA says it has an effective safety matting option for virtually any environment including GRP anti-slip products, available as sheets, stair treads or stair nosing.

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05 October 2017

As of 1st January 2018, ladders used in commercial operations should fulfil all criteria for structural stability and load capacity as set out in EN 131-1 and 2. Access technology specialist Zarges is already offering ladders that comply with the new standards.

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22 September 2017

U-Power’s new RedLion range of safety footwear is said to be one of the most slip-resistant on the market.

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06 October 2017

Kee Systems has provided Sunderland Royal Hospital with several bespoke access platforms to allow safe access to plant and equipment situated on the new Emergency Department’s roof.

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22 September 2017

Although safety flooring can be among the most demanding types of flooring to clean and maintain, Altro is said to provide one of the best solutions when it comes to slip-resistant safety flooring where the risk of slips and trips must be minimised.

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26 July 2017

ZARGES has moved to a modular system of production for its steps and platforms, boosting flexibility and making them more economical.

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27 July 2017

MSA Safety's new V-TEC self-retracting lifeline (SRL) includes an inbuilt retraction dampener which allows the user to release the cable safely via controlled retraction; this prevents potential injury to the user and damage to the main body of the unit.

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27 July 2017

Work-related accidents often involve ladders, which is why the European Committee for Standardisation has published the standards EN 131-1 and 2.

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06 June 2017

Westmark is reminding companies that walkways on dangerous surrounding such as at height, in dangerous locations where hazardous equipment is located, on the top of ladders, on locations where moving vehicles can be a threat to pedestrians, or where permanent machinery is installed with moving components, should be well designed to keep employees and contractors safe.

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10 April 2017

Anvil Traction believes it is perhaps not commonly known that Slip Resistant Footwear, regardless of whether or not it has toe protection is classed as an item of PPE and as such must comply with the PPE directive 89/686/EEC.

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22 March 2017

A new dropped object prevention website from Westmark BV offers advice and simple solutions to help prevent accidents arising from items that fall from multi-level worksites.

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07 February 2017

Using tools at height constitutes a serious hazard. Even heavy duty hard hats offer little protection against equipment dropped from an elevated working point.

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13 December 2016

Despite the downward trend in the number of falls from height, this is not the time for complacency says the Ladder Association in response to the HSE’s annual ill health and injury statistics published in November 2016.

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11 October 2016

Transporting pallets around factories and warehouses can present a number of safety issues, particularly when workers have to load and unload pallets on mezzanine floors, as this could result in a fall from height. The Kee Safety range of pallet gates provides a simple solution.

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01 October 2016

Hong Kong train system operator company, MTR, recently charged the Schmersal Group with kitting out some of the platforms in the aboveground stations with safety systems.

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24 September 2016

Just Add Water is the new easy-life floorcare, maintenance and spillage control system from Kärcher.

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24 September 2016

To continually improve the safety of people who work at height, the team at MSALatchways believes the fall protection industry must take a three-pronged approach focussing on regulations, compliance and engineering innovation.

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24 September 2016

As wet weather, leaves, and icy conditions increase the risk of slips, Watco, the UK manufacturer of industrial strength flooring products, has some tips to help.

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23 September 2016

SlipGrip Standard is a new affordable anti-slip flooring product from FibreGrid.

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24 September 2016

Zarges offers a range of mobile work platforms designed for a variety of uses in both dry and wet conditions, indoors and outside.

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FEATURES

31 May 2017

Regular testing and inspection is essential to ensure that fall protection systems remain compliant, as Ken Diable, managing director at Heightsafe Systems, explains

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26 May 2017

Everyone welcomes the reduction in the number of UK fatalities resulting from falls from height as recorded in the HSE's annual ill-health and injury statistics announced in November 2016. Fatalities were down from 42 in 2014/15 to 37 in 2015/16, and total reported non-fatal injuries from 6,165 to 5,956 respectively.

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25 January 2017

Stephen Morris, UK fall protection training sales manager at science-based technology company 3M, debunks some common myths about working at height and offers some surprising facts

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04 January 2016

There are two environments which are unique in fall protection and involve increased risks due to the lifeline cutting, fraying or becoming otherwise compromised. These are leading and sharp edge applications. Capital Safety explains more

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25 August 2015

Gordon Baird, services’ director at Terex Material Handling, examines the hazards of working at height and the measures which should be employed to minimise risks

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12 May 2015

Falls from height remain one of the biggest causes of workplace fatalities and injuries, which is why all nine member organisations of the Access Industry Forum (AIF) are standards driven and committed to fostering and supporting codes of good practice; minimum standards for equipment; trained and qualified operatives; and education and information-based activities

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30 April 2014

While the best way to avoid falls from height would be to avoid anyone working at height, this is simply unachievable in practical terms and so adequate measures must be taken to protect those working at height. Jeremy Dugan, training leader safety at height EMEAI for Honeywell Safety Products looks at a key piece of fall protection equipment – the full body harness

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17 February 2014

Despite health and safety awareness being at an all time high, slips and trips are still one of the biggest causes of accidents and injuries in the workplace yet, as Dave Hale, general manager of DeckSafe Solutions explains, ensuring your workplace meets health and safety standards when it comes to non-slip flooring is surprisingly easy

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03 September 2013

Ensuring your workplace meets Health and Safety Executive (HSE) standards when it comes to non-slip flooring is surprisingly easy, as Dave Hale, general manager of DeckSafe Solutions, explains.

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21 May 2013

Maintaining rooftop plant throws up a whole host of health and safety issues. Here, Dan Rushton, commercial manager at Big Foot Systems, explains how a non-penetrative framework offers a solution

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23 June 2015

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