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Base Structures bring life to O2 retail development with stunning suspended ceiling

A stunning new suspended installation in the O2’s brand new retail development, the Designer Outlet Village, has been created and installed by Base Structures. Using more than 4,700 white aluminium sheets and 5,300 discs suspended from a high-tension stainless-steel net ...

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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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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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Access North Structures win three-year maintenance contract for Llangollen Pavilion

Huddersfield’s Access North Structures has been awarded a three-year contract to oversee the ongoing maintenance of iconic music venue, Llangollen Pavilion. The Welsh town of Llangollen plays host to one of the world’s most inspirational cultural festivals every summer. Around ...

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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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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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Skanska and PTSG awarded City of London Corporation gutter cleaning deal

The City of London Corporation has awarded an extensive high-level cleaning contract to project development and construction group, Skanska, following a successful existing collaboration, which will be delivered by specialist services provider Premier Technical Services Group PLC (PTSG) The five-year deal ...

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