Entries by cbenton

Which safety gate is right for you?

Voids created by access and egress points are a serious risk to life and limb in any raised area or roof. Whilst barriers and guardrailing will do much to protect those working in or accessing these areas, any system is rendered useless if the void created by an access point from steps or ladders is […]

Protecting your workers from voids

Whenever there is a fall risk present, either from a roof or a raised surface such as a loading bay or mezzanine floor, you are legally required to provide a form of fall protection. This will usually come in the form of edge protection such as guardrail, either freestanding or fixed, or another barrier system. […]

What are the requirements for DDA handrail?

  At Harcon, we strongly believe in access for all, which is why we offer the Kee Access® range of Equality Act (formerly DDA) compliant handrails. Handrails are essential for helping the elderly and those with disabilities gain safe access to buildings, and the Equality Act, as well as the Building Regulations, lay out several […]