Amid another heatwave this September, Marley is reminding roofers of the importance of is ‘Safe in the Sun’ campaign whilst supporting the British Skin Foundation.
Nearly £17.5 million worth of tools were stolen in London in 2020, according to a study by Herts Tools. Data from the Metropolitan Police suggests that powered tools are far more likely to be stolen than non-powered tools.
Philip Drinkwater from Prestige Roofing and Dean Glen from DDP scaffolding have been sentenced following a fatal fall from height at a property in Wimbledon.
NJS (Scotland), an asbestos removal company, has been fined £8,000 after one of its workers fell off a garage roof, injuring his back.
Ron Richardson Construction pleaded guilty to breaching Regulation 4 (1) of The Work at Height Regulations 2005 and was fined £18,000 and ordered to pay costs of £3,342.
With the various benefits it offers, demand for integrated head and face protection has never been so high. Contractors have begun to recognise the value of equipping workers with fully integrated solutions and considering this, there is also the hope that the efficacy and safety of PPE is placed firmly at the top of the agenda for purchasing policy. A white paper from safety company MSA Safety explains more.
Fifty-two percent of metalworkers admit they believe the tools they are using are not ‘fit for purpose,’ according to research from FEIN.