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Safe access when working at height

Published on July 29th, 2019
A few months ago we produced a blog relating to ‘The importance of site safety’ this touched the surface of the risks associated with site work and some solutions. But what this blog didn’t talk about was the work involved with producing more permanent access structures to create safe working spaces at height.There are many examples where access is required to very large structures such as cooling towers, pumping stations, tanks, etc. In order to allow workers to reach these areas safely, various installations need to be …
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Access platform and stairs

MUGA for Broadwindsor Primary School in Dorset

Published on July 10th, 2019
Broadwindsor Primary School had a requirement for the installation of a multi-use games area on land which is being leased from Dorset County Council to Broadwindsor Parish Council. The Parish Council led on securing a contractor to carry out the works following a competitive tendering process and the contract was subsequently awarded to Priestwood Vision Limited. Steelway were approached, having supplied Priestwood Vision with materials on previous successful installations. The Parish Council had some concerns regarding corrosion rates …
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​Different Types of Security Fencing

Published on May 22nd, 2019
Determining which type of security fencing is best for your application will depend on the level of protection required. Do you need something particularly impenetrable for the foreseeable future, or would something less substantial suffice?In this blog, we take a look at the different types of fencing to help you know what to expect when it comes to these common products.Chain link fencingTubular security fencing systems clad with Chain link fencing is very flexible and can be used to delineate boundaries, provide security, or …
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Chain Link Fencing

Making a Statement with Architectural Metalwork

Published on May 22nd, 2019
Architects and designers are always looking for ways to make a statement. A simple but effective way to do this is with Architectural Metalwork . Incorporating metalwork into a design can be simple. Such as adding a new statement Handrail to a current staircase. There are currently various design trends that incorporate architectural metalwork into both interior and exterior features. For inspiration, researching trends like these can help: Art Deco Industrial Chic Scandinavian Minimalism Features …
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Architectural metalwork features

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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