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Principle awarded full accreditation by IRATA International

Principle Window and High-Level Cleaning (PWHLC) has been awarded full accreditation by IRATA International (Industrial Rope Access Trade Association), the world’s leading authority in rope access. The accreditation is a major milestone for PWHLC, which has grown significantly since its ...

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Kee Safety introduces Scotland’s largest fall protection company

Kee Safety, a leading global supplier of fall protection solutions and safety railing systems, has announced an exciting new venture that sees four of its Scottish-based businesses merge into one premier fall protection company. This development will allow the company ...

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Speed test

Victims of ‘drive-by’ testing may be paying a heavy price when Working at Height warns Ken Diable Managing Director at Heightsafe Systems Ltd Facilities Managers are dealing with myriad pressures in their roles – not least the pressure to do ...

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A new approach to window cleaning

High rise window and façade cleaning with none of the usual health and safety problems. Faster, more cost effective, windows stay cleaner for longer. Robotic Cleaning Systems (RCS), a new start-up company with the latest robotic equipment is now carrying out ...

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Working at height

The first FMJ/Barbour EHS regular compliance piece covering Health and Safety, Environment and Energy, Estates and Facilities Management; focuses on working from height The main piece of legislation governing work at height is the Work at Height Regulations 2005. These ...

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High principles

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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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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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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Achieving new heights

Facilities managers have a long list of statutory obligations to ensure height safety in the workplace and are often deemed the responsible duty holder for work undertaken on site says John Hynes, Head of the Safe Access division at Fixfast ...

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