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The Importance of Using Window Scaffolding Systems

From window cleaning and gutter maintenance to installing and replacing windows, working at heights can be risky business without the right safety equipment. In fact, without the ideal safety gear and the right knowledge of how to use it, working at heights shouldn’t even be attempted in the first place. Many hazards await those who […]
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The Importance of Safety Handrails for Construction Sites

Safety should always come first on a construction site. There are plenty of hazards waiting around each corner for the unprepared, so taking every precaution (and using the right safety gear) is a must. In order to help you avoid endangering yourself and your employees when you’re working on-site, it’s worth thinking about the role […]
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The Importance of Using Temporary Fall Protection Barriers

When working in an elevated work pace, fall protection is essential. Even short falls can seriously injure a person, depending on what they fall on. Without protection, workers could end up in the hospital or, even worse, they could sustain fatal injuries.  One way to reduce a fall hazard is to use temporary fall protection barriers. […]
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The Dangers of Working on Asbestos Roof

Many industries require their workers to work on asbestos roofs. Electricians, plumbers, and people in the building industry might have to get up there and work their way around a large amount of asbestos. Unfortunately, that means exposing themselves to harmful fibres that could make them sick. If you or your team must work around […]
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What Must Be Provided to Prevent a Person Falling Into a Trench?

Falling into a trench is a common hazard on private construction sites and in the public domain when your team may be tasked with repairing underground piping, internet cables, or laying deep foundations for a new building.
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The Importance of Using Roof Safety Matting in Construction

Given the nature of the environment, there will be a significant number of hazards to be aware of and unexpected dangers to prepare for. While there are some basic actions you can take to decrease the chances of an accident, it is also critical that you seek specialist solutions to certain problems.
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The Options for Working on a Fragile Roof

Working on fragile roofs can obviously throw up a whole host of health and safety challenges, and there is no doubt that all of these need to be mitigated against as much as possible. No matter how short the duration of time that the work is taking place, there is certainly the sense that proper precautions need to be taken.
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Why Is an Inspection Pit a Confined Space?

An inspection pit can be found in a variety of different spaces such as vehicle inspection pits, They are required to be in a confined space. A big part of this comes down to health and safety and ensuring that anybody who is working in them or nearby to them is properly protected from any potential hazards that they may end up facing.
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