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DHF implores for training and compliance following death of child

Tamworth-based trade association, DHF (Door & Hardware Federation), has called on the industry to ‘do better’ with regards to training and compliance, following the tragic death of a six-year-old boy who was crushed to death by an automated gate. The horrific incident took place in an underground carpark on Leylands …

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Helberg Safety Range comes to UK

Part of the Hultafors Group’s portfolio of premium brands for professional tradesmen and women that includes Snickers Workwear, Solid Gear safety footwear, Hultafors Tools and Dunderdon fashion workwear, the Helberg Safety range of specialist PPE equipment is now available in the UK. A selection of their products including earmuffs and face protection …

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Slowdown in April showers

Drivers are being urged to take care on the roads if they get caught in a sudden April shower. The motoring experts at LeaseVan.co.uk have put together their top tips for driving in wet conditions during Spring. They suggest slowing down on wet roads and making sure there is adequate stopping …

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Marley helps contractors reduce working at height risk

As a new Government report puts working at height safety in the spotlight, Marley has hosted free courses at its training centre in Burton to help contractors stay up to date with the latest safety requirements and reduce the risk of falls on site. Delivered by Midland Roof Training, the …

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Fibo wall panels achieve Class 1 Fire Rating

Fibo UK has achieved a Class 1 fire rating on its Grey Concrete, White Tile Silk and Titan bathroom wall panels. The classification relates to BS 467 Part 7: 1987, which looks at the distance and time it takes for flames to spread across a surface. To achieve a Class …

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Leading UK Security Brands Form New High Security & Safety Group

Leading security brands Chubb Locks Custodial Services (CLCS), Intelligent Locking Systems (ILS) and Pickersgill-Kaye (Kaye) have formed as the High Security & Safety group, a new division of ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions UK & Ireland. As strong, heritage brands in the high security and rail industries, CLCS, ILS and Kaye …

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The ERA Lockdown Emergency Barricade

ERA, the UK’s leading home security specialist, has launched Lockdown, the UK’s first emergency barricade device designed to provide high performance security in the event of a threatening situation. ERA’s Lockdown product is designed for use in commercial/community settings with high footfall from schools and hospitals to travel hubs, offices, …

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WernerCo urges businesses to consider ladder safety 

As falls from height remain the highest cause of workplace accidents, leading access equipment provider, WernerCo, is issuing a warning that anyone failing to follow correct procedures could face a hefty fine or even a prison sentence. According to Health and Safety Executive (HSE), in the UK 40% of working …

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