Entries by cbenton

Five work at height myths that could put you in danger

Work at height is one of the most dangerous areas in which to work in the UK, and there are multiple myths and incorrect beliefs rife across the industry, which despite their apparent harmless and anecdotal nature, actually put workers at risk every day. From misunderstandings about equipment to incorrect beliefs about how certain jobs […]

The solution to overcoming obstacles on roofs

Modern roofs contain a host of hazards which can make accessing them safely and efficiently more difficult than it needs to be. Inadequate planning at the design stage can mean plant and equipment is poorly placed, or create sudden changes in level, introducing obstacles and making safe access harder. In some cases, this poor planning […]

The hidden danger of industrial roofs

There is a hidden danger lurking on the roofs of industrial buildings in the UK. Found mainly on warehouses and factories, often built when design regulations were less strict, fragile roofs can pose a serious risk to the lives of workers who may need to access them. Maintaining plant and equipment, repairing and resealing the […]