The prevention of falls when working at height is well-documented, but despite even the most watertight procedures, falls can and do still happen. Matthew Bailey, inspection and certification manager from fall protection specialist HCL explores a number of potentially life-saving products and procedures which are considered best practice in the event of a fall
Work is underway to consult on whether to ban combustible materials on residential buildings over 18 metres. Whatever the outcome of this consultation, it only looks at one small aspect of what it is that makes a building safe in the event of a fire, says Adrian Pargeter, head of technical and product development, at Kingspan Insulation
Unfortunately, late payment continues to be a problem in the construction industry. Lee Murphy, founder of Pandle, the cloud bookkeeping software designed specifically for small businesses and the self-employed, talks to RCI about how there are online tools available to support you.
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