working at height

Health and safety

No Falls Foundation release support pack

The No Falls Foundation, which is the only UK charity that focuses exclusively on the working at height sector, has released new guidance that aims to inform and support those following a fall from height. One of the charities main

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Health and safety

Isle of Wight worker dies during demolition project

Three construction companies have been fined after a worker suffered fatal injuries while demolishing a two-storey building in preparation for a development project. Portsmouth Crown Court heard how David Shayler, an employee of Ryde Demolition Limited, was removing roof timbers

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Health and safety

Working at height – risk prevention

In a series of articles for AccessPoint, SMAS Worksafe will look at the risks and preventative measures for those working at height and the equipment and procedures which can be implemented to mitigate the risks, or reduce them to as

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Health and safety

Protecting lives and structures with engineered systems

Andrew Pass from MSA Safety – a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of safety products – talks about engineered systems and the integral role they play in keeping those that work at height safe. Fall protection solutions are generally split

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Health and safety

Working at Height panel features at Safety Expo

A panel of industry experts led by the Scaffolding Association convened at Safety & Health Expo at Excel. The panel focused on how organisations can further prevent serious injury and deaths when working at height. The panel included Robert Candy,

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Technical

Designing for maintenance at height

CDM 2015 Regulation 9 requires designers to eliminate or reduce risks to those involved in maintenance so far as reasonably practical or, if that isn’t possible, to provide information on significant residual risks. Mike Webster from MPW R&R considers guidance

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