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The importance of site safety

Published on February 25th, 2019
In the construction industry alone, there are 58,000* non-fatal injuries to workers each year. Slips, trips and falls account for 24% of these injuries. This can lead to a huge loss in working hours with good health and safety culture on site many accidents can be avoided. Legal Responsibility The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974** (HSWA) places a duty on all employers “to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare at work” of all their employees, and persons working on their premises. It is …
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Guide to Industrial flooring

Published on February 6th, 2019
The industrial sector comprises of buildings with a wide range of uses, from factories, warehouses to chemical/ nuclear plants and light industrial buildings. The benefits of industrial flooring are vast, namely corrosion resistance, slip resistance, low maintenance, durability & longevity .All open mesh floor types comply with clause of BS EN ISO 14122-2:2016 and 5.1 of BS 4592-0:2006+A1:2012, where the maximum opening shall not permit the passage of a 35mm diameter sphere. Should the working platform be above a place where …
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Steelway at the International Security Expo 2018

Published on November 14th, 2018
The International Security Expo 2018 will be taking place at Olympia London on 28th and 29th November. We will be exhibiting our Protect range of fabricated steel high security products.The expo features 13, free to attend, CPD certified conferences and workshops as well as an array of innovative products on display. Covering every major sector and industry needing physical security products, it’s a must for anyone working in this sector.We recognise the need for high security products, which provide maximum protection against minor …
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Safe escape with Fire Escape Stairs

Published on October 24th, 2018
Fire safety should be a major consideration when building or renovating a tall building. Engineers and architects can look to make tall buildings safe in two ways. The first being suppression, which stops a fire taking hold and limits the spread. The second is evacuation ensuring occupants can get out quickly and safely. It is this evacuation process which can involve adding external fire escape stairs.Fire escape stairs can provide a means of escape when there is no other safe way to exit the building. A range of designs are available …
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Palisade Fencing; a strong physical barrier

Published on August 13th, 2018
Palisade fencing has long been the front-runner when it comes to securing property or land. Palisade fencing offers a strong visual deterrent to possible trespassers. Its sturdy construction creates a strong physical barrier that is tough to break down even with force. The lack of footholds and sharp edges increase the deterrence factor, as they are hard to climb. This style of fencing also offers relatively low maintenance due to it’s galvanized finish. If you opt for a powder coated finish then the fences can come in a range of colours …
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Palisade Security Fencing