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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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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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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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UK’s first aerial window cleaning training academy is launched

The UK’s first ever aerial window cleaning training academy has launched today (6 September) at Her Majesty’s Prison & Young Offender Institution Isis, in a move to tackle the ongoing UK skills shortage, while helping to reduce reoffending. The Aerial ...

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Total Solutions reaches new heights with TechServe Solutions

Facilities services provider, Total Solutions, has become the majority shareholder in specialist abseiling company, TechServe Solutions. The relationship will enable Total Solutions Group to self-deliver abseiling services for building maintenance and cleaning, building surveys, graffiti removal, pest control and other ...

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Heightsafe Systems recognised with RoSPA award for outstanding health and safety practices

Heightsafe Systems have been recognised with a prestigious award in acknowledgement of its practices and achievements for providing its staff, clients, and contractors with the tools to get home safely at the end of the working day. With a keen ...

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NWC merges with High Access

Nationwide Window Cleaning (NWC) and High Access Maintenance have joined forces in the inaugural merger of two BGF-backed businesses, the first in the investor’s history. The merger creates one of the largest independent facilities management services companies in the UK, ...

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Total Solutions reaches new heights with merger announcement

Total High Access Solutions, part of the Total Solutions Group, has merged with truck mounted access specialists Mobile Platform Hire (UK). The merger extends the Total High Access Solutions capability with truck mounted high access equipment, which is used extensively ...

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High standards

FM’s that want to properly manage their work at height risk must consider competency alongside the required task and the safety equipment being provided, argues John Hynes, Head of Safe Access, Fixfast Tougher sentencing guidelines from the Sentencing Council mean ...

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