In this Opinion piece, Priscila Escobar, Mechanical Design Engineer at HAKI, discusses the important considerations to be taken when sourcing scaffolding products. Globalisation is allowing organisations around the world to be in dialogue with each other on an hourly basis.
Hydrajaws’ new and improved version of their Digital Bluetooth System, like the previous version, connects by Bluetooth to a gauge and records pull-test results digitally and stores them in a report complete with result graphs. The system now goes a
Edinburgh-based Reactec has re-purposed its proven system for monitoring workers’ exposure to health risk to create “Safedistance”, which enables employers to manage the social distancing of their workforce within construction. Safedistance is based on an industrial grade wrist-worn device and
Gaaard Protection Ltd, based in Bradford, West Yorkshire has designed and developed the Scaffshirt range of workwear – offering extra protection for scaffolders carrying loads on their shoulders while meeting the stringent Health and Safety criteria set for manual handling.
Here at AccessPoint we’re always on the look-out for new, innovative and exciting scaffold-related products and applications that will be of interest to our readers. Here’s a development that really intrigued us… An award-winning Cornish-based start-up has developed and patented
Uni-Prop® International Ltd. has reinforced its ‘business as usual’ message, as builders across the UK return to work. On 15 May 2020, The UK’s Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) issued a set of essential Covid-19 safety checks to ensure that
SiteZone Safety – adaptable technology helping with collisions between personnel and vehicles & social distancing
SiteZone Safety’s aim is to use technology to reduce the risk of work- related collisions between personnel and vehicles. In addition, they have developed a Personnel Distancing System that helps people to adhere to the Covid-19 2m social distancing rule.
Scaffolding Businesses Can Now Share Virtual Walkthroughs with Anyone, Anywhere Avontus Software have announced that the company has enhanced its industry-leading Scaffold Viewer software with a one-click YouTube export feature. This new feature gives users the power to record a video
A brand-new range of high visibility protective safety clothing with 50% of the material made from recycled plastic bottles has been introduced by workwear manufacturer Engel Workwear. Called ‘Safety Light’, each item of clothing can be verified to consist of
The all-new ProView Firefly is a 250mm-long level packed with practical and health and safety features. Although designed with scaffolding in mind, the Firefly is very much a cross-trade level for the entire construction sector. Filled with an array of