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A proactive culture around safety basics will stop preventable working at height deaths, says Ken Diable, Managing Director of Heightsafe Scan the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) list of recent prosecutions and the risks associated with working at height will ...

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First Mats launches new safety message mats range

The Premium Floor Matting suppliers, First Mats have unveiled a brand new range of safety message floor mats designed to bring a heightened level of health and safety compliance to commercial and industrial workplaces around the country. The innovative safety ...

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Polyteck secures Harley House fire safety contract

Construction and facilities management business, Polyteck Group, has completed a £200,000 contract to replace and upgrade the fire detection and alarm system at a prestigious mansion block in London’s Marylebone. Harley House, originally built more than 120 years ago, offers ...

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The Solid Gear OCEAN safety shoe – precision safety and comfort

Solid Gear continues to modernise PPE footwear with a safety shoe that looks and feels more like a trainer. Combining a lightweight athletic look and superb safety features, the new OCEAN safety shoe is ideal for workers who are constantly ...

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Heightsafe Systems announce partnership with Fallprotec

Heightsafe are delighted to announce a partnership with innovative European Work at Height specialists, Fallprotec. Craig Diable, Estimating Director at Heightsafe commented on the partnership: “As a company we have long been admirers of quality engineered safety systems, and are ...

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Resident danger

Anthony Cassidy, Health, Safety & Fire Technical Manager at Bureau Veritas with advice on managing fire safety in a change of use building Referred to as the ‘greatest challenge facing London today’ by the Greater London Authority, the housing shortage ...

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VINCI launches health and safety strategy – THINK AGAIN

VINCI Construction UK (VCUK) has introduced a refreshed approach to improving health & safety which recognises the significant role that behaviour has on influencing the performance of the organisation. THINK AGAIN will focus on how behaviour and choice can help ...

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Fire and security experts release joint publication on fire safety

In an unprecedented collaboration within the fire and security industry, three not-for-profit organisations with expertise in fire and security doorsets have combined their knowledge to offer guidance on a newly-published document on flat entrance doorsets. The joint publication: A Guide ...

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SFS’s new Soter II fall protection system saves lives, rooftops and money

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 ...

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AFI welcomes report to improve UK’s work at height culture

One of the UK’s leading powered access specialists, AFI group of companies has welcomed a new report urging the Government and the construction industry to undertake a major review of work at height culture. The Report: Staying Alive: Preventing Serious ...

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