All work at height articles

  • Peter Bennett

    PASMA MD receives royal award


    Peter Bennett was awarded an OBE for his contributions to the access and work at height sector

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    MPs target height safety with IPAF


    IPAF is working with new UK Members of Parliament group dedicated to improving safety and best practice when working at height

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    Working at height conference launch


    A new conference to discuss issues concerning working at height will be held in the UK in October, organised by The Access Industry Forum (AIF)

  • Brian Parker, AFI business development manager.

    Webinar promotes work at height


    AFI has delivered its first webinar to promote health safety in the working at height sector.

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    HSE overhauls UK work at height guidance


    UK government says its part of a long-term plan to abolish or improve outdated, burdensome or over-complicated regulations which waste companies' time and money.

  • The Tractel TR2000 safety helmet

    Complete view from Tractel


    Tractel has introduced the TR2000 safety helmet to solve the problem of restricted upward views caused by visors when working at height

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    AIF targets architects


    The Access Industry Forum (AIF) has introduced a dedicated work at height information helpline for DIOHAS, the UK-based Designer’s Initiative on Health and Safety

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    HSE campaign targets unsafe work at height


    Unsafe practices on construction sites are to be targeted as part of a UK initiative aimed at reducing death, injury and ill health.

  • One of two PASMA approved methods for assembling mobile scaffold towers-the Advance Guardrail System

    PASMA training breaks records


    In 2012 a record breaking 60,000 candidates attended and successfully completed a tower training course at an approved PASMA training centre, claimed the association

  • From left:  Mark Jeffery, sales engineer, Limpet Technology; John Jones, managing director, Lift Tur

    Limpet takes innovation award


    A height access and fall prevention system has won the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association’s inaugural Product Innovation Award

  • The new overtrouser safety harness from ZT Safety Systems

    ZT introduces overtrouser safety harness


    The new addition to ZT's work at height safety equipment range can be worn as a fall restraint or fall safety harness

  • One of the work at height violations discovered by the HSE.

    12 UK sites closed over safety violations


    The UK's Health and Safety Executive (HSE) stopped work at 12 sites in the Waltham Forest area of greater London because of dangerous working practices, including unsafe work at height. It also issued ‘improvement notices' at five others following spot checks at 16 property development and refurbishment sites.

  • Planet Platforms' working at height workshop gave delegates a chance to try out the equipment.

    Planet's WAH workshop gives delegates opportunity to try its products


    UK manufacturer and distributor, Planet Platforms, organised a Work at Height (WAH) workshop at its Wakefield premises at the beginning of July. The workshop was designed to give attendees the opportunity to try out some of the equipment and collect some useful health and safety information.

  • The Pak-Flat Podium, launched by Birchwood Products in Nottingham, UK in February 2007, has received

    High times for low-level


    Even falls from modest heights can be extremely dangerous, which is what is fueling the surge in new products providing safe low-level access. Patrick Hill reports for Scaffolding International.