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Survival of the CDM Co-ordinator

There has been an on-going discussion and debate about the forthcoming changes to the CDM Regulations, and the impact that they will have on the role of the CDM Co-ordinator. The idea is that a Principle Designer will have the H&S responsibility at the design phase, and that Principle Contractor will have the same during […]

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Peco lift looks like a real winner

I recently encountered the relatively new Peco, wind up, lift. This is a small footprint single user limited height work platform, that falls into the Personal Fall Prevention section of the work at height hierarchy. It is very simple to use, relatively light, and very fast to go up and down. It seems to be […]

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CONSTRUCT Work at Height update event

Construct facilitated this event on 7th May in Kings Cross. It was well attended and produced some lively discussion. The presentation covered 12 key areas, including :- Use of Alsipercha (hangman) Podium Steps Standard Advanced guard rails on Towers Advanced guard rails on falsework Edge protection installation Anchor installation Real RESTRAINT Horizontal Inertia blocks Falsework […]

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Concrete frame Workshop update

Work at Height update on concrete frames. Having offered this workshop to our current concrete frame contractors, CONSTRUCT have now agreed to support the event for all their members. The event will be an early breakfast meeting, and will cover :- Presentation of Higher Safety’s recent experience and observations captured from site visits, (the good […]

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Concrete Frame Update Workshop

We are running a concrete frame work at height update workshop, for feedback and discussion about the key work at height issues on concrete frame developments. The workshop will :- present our recent experience and observations captured from site visits, highlight common misconceptions on the selection and use of equipment , reveal the lessons learnt […]

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Height Safety

Welcome to the new, Higher Safety website .. which I think you’ll agree is fantastic .. it opens the door to the best advice on high level access, working at height, and everything you need to know about height safety. The training courses available are mentioned (please be patient about the course details .. I […]

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