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More than half of metalworkers admit their tools are not fit...

Fifty-two percent of metalworkers admit they believe the tools they are using are not ‘fit for purpose,’ according to research from FEIN.

Screwfix launches is Trade Apprentice competition for 2021

The Screwfix Trade Apprentice annual award is returning for its seventh year, offering a hefty cash prize to celebrate the next generation of tradespeople as they aim for recognition at the start of their chosen careers.

Working at height with sealants and adhesives

Roofing contractors can save time, waste and money by choosing the right sealants and adhesives for the job, explains Scarlet McAleese-Banks, marketing director of Hilton Banks.

LEISTER redefines hand welding

Leister’s UNIDRIVE 500 is a reliable and economical semi-automatic welder that gives the user more automation than hand welding, whilst complimenting automatic welding.

Dress for windy weather with Snickers Workwear’s GORE WINDSTOPPER jackets

Fashionable and functionable, Snickers Workwear’s new range of jackets deliver great wind protection and efficient ventilation.

Make the cut with Makita

Makita UK has launched the WST07 mitre saw stand, making it easier than ever to quickly and accurately complete a range of cuttings tasks.

Stay safe with Snickers Workwear’s protective wear solutions

Snickers Workwear promotes staying safe and comfortable on-site with its range of clothing.

HSE cracks down on construction dust in new inspection initiative

Health and safety inspectors across Great Britain will be targeting construction firms to check that their health standards are up to scratch during a month-long inspection initiative, starting on Monday 5 October, 2020.

Kee Safety merges four of its businesses to create one fall...

Kee Safety has announced a new venture that sees four of its Scottish-based businesses - Roof Edge Fabrications, The Roof Anchor Company, W.H. Maintenance and APS Safety Systems – merge into one to trade under APS Safety Systems.

Working safely at height

Tim Bissett, technical manager for fall protection at MSA Safety, looks at the relevant standards relating to leading edge work, what to look out for in the equipment you use, and what processes you need to have in place, including the vital importance of a rescue plan