News | March 2021

How to Choose the Right Step Unit for your Business

23rd March 2021

Step units come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and materials so it can be difficult to ascertain which is the correct type of step unit to use for your specific purpose.  If you’re a business or premises owner looking to buy a step unit there are several issues to consider whilst deciding on the right step unit for the task at hand. 

CE Accredited Fabrications – Useful Info for Manufacturers, Importers and Distributors

22nd March 2021

Last week we took a look at what will be happening with CE accredited fabrications now that Brexit has materialised.  As we’ve pointed out, for goods sold and used in the UK, we now have a new product marking, the UKCS (United Kingdom Conformity Assessed) marking which will be Britain’s equivalent of the CE marking being used throughout Europe. 

Everything You Need to Know about Improving Workplace Indoor Air Quality

18th March 2021

Indoor air pollution is a major underrated health concern and accounts for most health problems experienced in institutional and commercial buildings. Even well-maintained facilities can experience episodes of poor air quality. Clean and safe indoor air promotes comfort among the employees and protects their health and well-being. Therefore, it is critical to address ways to improve the air quality that we breathe in the workplace. Read on to learn about the common causes of indoor air pollution, how to detect air pollution, and effective ways of improving your indoor air quality.

4 Expert Safety Tips to Keep Your Workplace Stronger

17th March 2021

Workplace safety is a continuous process for every business. It should be the top priority for both the management and the workers. Every employer should ensure all operations are conducted safely and within acceptable practices. In case your worksite finds it challenging to be up-to-date with the latest best practices, rules, and regulations, here are four expert tips to guide you and help make your workplace stronger.

  1. Always Engage Standard Safety Practices

The Benefits of Aluminium

16th March 2021

There are so many places in businesses, factories and commercial premises here in the UK where staff are required to work at height and one of the most common solutions is an aluminium walkway.  After all, these walkways that are designed to provide access in so many situations represent the perfect solution as they are so versatile.  Walkways will provide safe access for so many tasks in so many different premises, whether indoors or outdoors. 

CE Accredited Fabrications post-Brexit

15th March 2021

Well, it was a long lead-up to it, but Brexit has finally happened and the UK has severed ties with its European mainland neighbours and is going it alone again.  We’ve already covered what this could mean for British businesses over the past few years as Brexit loomed closer and closer.  Today we’re going to take a look at the effects of Brexit on health and safety here in the UK. 

Making Sure Safety Ladders Are Safe

11th March 2021

A safety ladder can only be considered “safe” if the person using it to gain access is able to use the ladder correctly.  When it comes to using fixed access safety ladders there are several issues to consider, so today we’re going to give you the tips you need to ensure your safety.

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How to Choose the Right Plant Platform

10th March 2021

Plant platform is a catch-all phrase used to describe an elevated work platform that is used to enable workers to reach and work on areas or machinery that are difficult to otherwise access.  Plant platforms come in all manner of shapes and sizes and are used in a wide range of situations in industry.  They enable workers to safely access work and/or inspection areas in both industrial and commercial premises and have a variety of applications.

How to Address Increased Fall Hazards Resulting from Rooftop Solar Installations

09th March 2021

Several commercial property owners are adopting energy-efficient roofs across the UK. These include installing solar panels on the rooftop. Solar panels on the roof can increase your property’s resale value, make the roof more appealing, reduce dependence on fossil fuel, and help combat greenhouse gas emissions.

Essential Skills and Safety Upgrades for Your Confined Spaces

08th March 2021

Confined space navigation is one of the common hazards faced by workers, especially those in the construction and manufacturing industries. Workers will at some point need to work in or move through confined spaces to perform their operations. Therefore, proper confined space management is integral to safe, efficient, and smooth operations.