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.
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
The manufacturer of ladders is urging people to carry out its Ladder Association accredited training to ensure the safety of professionals who work on-site.
Despite having been introduced to the UK over two years ago, there are still many misconceptions around the EN131 standards and what this means to those working at height. As such, WernerCo is addressing some of these to ensure tradespeople are equipped with the right information when choosing a ladder.
The 40V XGT range of machines - including combi drills, grinders, rotary hammers, impact drivers, circular saws and reciprocating saws - offers high output, durability and fast charge times, keeping you working for longer without disruption.
Makita UK has added the HS004G Circular Saw and JR001G Reciprocating Saw to its new XGT 40V Max range of high-performance cordless tools.
The 365 collection of high-quality general workwear from Ballyclare includes a wide range of garments, which have been designed to meet the needs of workers in the roofing sector.
As the construction industry starts to return to work, the National Federation of Roofing Contractors has published a Guidance Note relating to the correct use of face masks on-site.