Scaffolder sentenced over unsafe working at height

A 28-year­-old scaffolder has been sentenced after working at height without suitable and sufficient safety measures in place. Greater Manchester Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 30 June 2017, Mr Terrance Murray was witnessed erecting scaffold in an unsafe manner by a concerned member of the public. Photographs were taken of Continue reading

FD30 and FD60 Fire and Security door set solutions

Winkhaus helps door set suppliers to comply with BOTH Security and Fire regulations. Hardware specialist Winkhaus illustrate how their Fire and Security door set – test evidence solution in combination with the AV2 or AV3 auto locking system and a composite or timber veneered door leaf, will help fabricators meet Continue reading

Insurers call for end to fire-risk cladding refurbs

The Association of British Insurers is demanding for an end to the use of combustible cladding and a total revamp of the Building Regulations. The insurance trade body made its demands in a submission to the ongoing review of fire safety and building codes led by Dame Judith Hackitt in the wake Continue reading

Compliance Certificates & Risk Assessments – ASAP Comply

Helping businesses to keep their premises and facilities safe and legal with building compliance services across the UK. ASAP Comply have over 20 years’ experience in a full range of health and safety audits and risk assessments for  business properties and facilities. We differ from many companies as we offer Continue reading

ENGEL HAVE HIGH VIZ WORKWEAR ALL WRAPPED UP

One of Europe’s leading workwear manufacturers, Danish company F. Engel have introduced a wide range of high visibility safety workwear in accordance with the new International and European standardisation EN ISO 20 471. With customers’ safety as the company’s prime concern, each item of warning-clothing is produced with the largest Continue reading