Safety Fabrications Limited

Safety Fabrications Limited

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  • Fall Protection Planning – An Overview

    In the year 2014 – 2015, according to Health and Safety Executive (HSE) statistics, more than half of the fatal injuries in the workplace could be grouped into three different categories:

  • Construction Managers – Why You Should Invest in Wearables

    Last week we took a look at the increase in wearable technology, the way in which this new market is developing so rapidly and how this new technology has been making a headway into the construction industry.  We discovered that new and innovative smart sensors can be used to gain an insight into health and safety in the workplace and to monitor individual members of staff in order to ensure safet...

  • Asbestos Risks in the Construction Industry

    The use of asbestos and asbestos containing materials (ACMs) was totally banned in the UK in the year 2000.  However, that was less than fifteen years ago and this doesn’t mean that asbestos is no longer causing a problem.  Asbestos was commonly used in the construction industry in the UK until then and, as many of us know, most of the buildings in the UK were built before the date of the ban.  Th...

  • Wearable Safety Solutions for the Construction Industry

    At the beginning of this year we took a look at some of the new technology that began to make a headway into the construction industry in 2015, keeping you, our readers, bang up to date with all the latest news and developments within our sector.  One of the new and innovative technologies we mentioned at that time was wearable smart sensors which can be used to gain an insight into health and saf...

  • Working at Height – Getting it Right when it Comes to Health and Safety

    Despite stringent health and safety regulations that govern working at height here in the UK, this is still considered the most dangerous occupation even though statistics clearly demonstrate a year on year reduction of accidents and incidents.  This is because any incident which involves working at height is likely to result in an injury of some sort, whether serious or not.  Even falling from th...

  • Sheer Heart Attack - Defibrillators in the Workplace

    Here in the construction industry we’re all well aware of just how important health and safety in the workplace is – after all, we work in one of the most dangerous industries, especially those of us who work at height using ladders and other access equipment.  First aid training is essential for any business operating in construction and keeping up to date with first aid procedures is achieved by...

Safety Fabrications Limited

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

New blog articles detected

  • Fall Protection Planning – An Overview

    In the year 2014 – 2015, according to Health and Safety Executive (HSE) statistics, more than half of the fatal injuries in the workplace could be grouped into three different categories:

  • Construction Managers – Why You Should Invest in Wearables

    Last week we took a look at the increase in wearable technology, the way in which this new market is developing so rapidly and how this new technology has been making a headway into the construction industry.  We discovered that new and innovative smart sensors can be used to gain an insight into health and safety in the workplace and to monitor individual members of staff in order to ensure safet...

  • Asbestos Risks in the Construction Industry

    The use of asbestos and asbestos containing materials (ACMs) was totally banned in the UK in the year 2000.  However, that was less than fifteen years ago and this doesn’t mean that asbestos is no longer causing a problem.  Asbestos was commonly used in the construction industry in the UK until then and, as many of us know, most of the buildings in the UK were built before the date of the ban.  Th...

  • Wearable Safety Solutions for the Construction Industry

    At the beginning of this year we took a look at some of the new technology that began to make a headway into the construction industry in 2015, keeping you, our readers, bang up to date with all the latest news and developments within our sector.  One of the new and innovative technologies we mentioned at that time was wearable smart sensors which can be used to gain an insight into health and saf...

  • Working at Height – Getting it Right when it Comes to Health and Safety

    Despite stringent health and safety regulations that govern working at height here in the UK, this is still considered the most dangerous occupation even though statistics clearly demonstrate a year on year reduction of accidents and incidents.  This is because any incident which involves working at height is likely to result in an injury of some sort, whether serious or not.  Even falling from th...

  • Sheer Heart Attack - Defibrillators in the Workplace

    Here in the construction industry we’re all well aware of just how important health and safety in the workplace is – after all, we work in one of the most dangerous industries, especially those of us who work at height using ladders and other access equipment.  First aid training is essential for any business operating in construction and keeping up to date with first aid procedures is achieved by...

Safety Fabrications Limited

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

New blog articles detected

  • How To Use An Extension Ladder Safely for Domestic Work

    With the end of summer here in the UK fast approaching, many of us will be attending to outdoor jobs to make sure our outdoor spaces are ready to face the coming winter without suffering too much damage from the weather.  If you’re planning on doing any cleaning or maintenance work that involves the use of extension ladders, then use our handy guide to ensure that risks are kept to a minimum.  Usi...

  • Health and Safety at Work Success – Treat it as an Olympic Sport

    Health and safety is an issue that we take very seriously here at Safety Fabrications – after all, we manufacture safe access equipment for those who work at height and we appreciate that working at height is one of the most dangerous jobs around, despite strict health and safety regulations designed to minimise the risks involved.  Occupational health and safety specialists would do well to take ...

Safety Fabrications Limited

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

New blog articles detected

  • How To Use An Extension Ladder Safely for Domestic Work

    With the end of summer here in the UK fast approaching, many of us will be attending to outdoor jobs to make sure our outdoor spaces are ready to face the coming winter without suffering too much damage from the weather.  If you’re planning on doing any cleaning or maintenance work that involves the use of extension ladders, then use our handy guide to ensure that risks are kept to a minimum.  Usi...

  • Health and Safety at Work Success – Treat it as an Olympic Sport

    Health and safety is an issue that we take very seriously here at Safety Fabrications – after all, we manufacture safe access equipment for those who work at height and we appreciate that working at height is one of the most dangerous jobs around, despite strict health and safety regulations designed to minimise the risks involved.  Occupational health and safety specialists would do well to take ...

Safety Fabrications Limited

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

New blog articles detected

  • Half of Construction Industry Professionals Report a Slump since Brexit

    Here at Safety Fabrications we make sure that we keep our finger on the construction industry’s pulse so that we can bring you, our readers, all the latest news that’s likely to affect the industry as a whole or any of its sub sectors.  During the run up to the summer’s EU Referendum we scoured the news to keep our readers up to date with the views and predictions of the construction industry’s mo...

  • Fit Shock Absorbers in your Work Boots for Extra Safety and Comfort when Working at Height

    We’ve already stressed just how important it is when working at height to wear the correct footwear.  Scaffolders and other workers who use ladders or work at height need to make sure that they have the appropriate work boots, not only to ensure safety, but to make sure they are able to work in comfort all day.

  • Asbestos Dangers in Cconstruction – Mesothelioma Explained

    The initial symptoms of mesothelioma are fairly non-specific in nature and can be mistaken for other conditions such as persistent pneumonia or gastronomical disorders.  Some patients exhibit no symptoms at all so evaluation and diagnosis is often delayed.   When diagnosing mesothelioma, physicians need to use a review of the patient’s medical history and must taken into account any past exposure ...

  • UK Employer Health and Safety Requirements

    Employers in the UK are legally bound to ensure that their work/business premises are safe for the employees to work in and that injuries sustained while working are kept  to a minimum.  The Employer’s responsibilities for health and safety in the workplace are described in detail in the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974.  Every employer has a ‘duty of care’ to ensure the health, safety and w...

Safety Fabrications Limited

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

New blog articles detected

  • Half of Construction Industry Professionals Report a Slump since Brexit

    Here at Safety Fabrications we make sure that we keep our finger on the construction industry’s pulse so that we can bring you, our readers, all the latest news that’s likely to affect the industry as a whole or any of its sub sectors.  During the run up to the summer’s EU Referendum we scoured the news to keep our readers up to date with the views and predictions of the construction industry’s mo...

  • Fit Shock Absorbers in your Work Boots for Extra Safety and Comfort when Working at Height

    We’ve already stressed just how important it is when working at height to wear the correct footwear.  Scaffolders and other workers who use ladders or work at height need to make sure that they have the appropriate work boots, not only to ensure safety, but to make sure they are able to work in comfort all day.

  • Asbestos Dangers in Cconstruction – Mesothelioma Explained

    The initial symptoms of mesothelioma are fairly non-specific in nature and can be mistaken for other conditions such as persistent pneumonia or gastronomical disorders.  Some patients exhibit no symptoms at all so evaluation and diagnosis is often delayed.   When diagnosing mesothelioma, physicians need to use a review of the patient’s medical history and must taken into account any past exposure ...

  • UK Employer Health and Safety Requirements

    Employers in the UK are legally bound to ensure that their work/business premises are safe for the employees to work in and that injuries sustained while working are kept  to a minimum.  The Employer’s responsibilities for health and safety in the workplace are described in detail in the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974.  Every employer has a ‘duty of care’ to ensure the health, safety and w...

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