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Steel vs Aluminium Scaffolding. The Pros and Cons

  Scaffold is an essential requirement in construction that should be manufactured around the highest level of safety and convenience. Since deadlines are tight on constructions jobs, scaffold should therefore be considered a long-term investment since a lot of time is spent erecting and tearing it down. It is paramount that the best and right […]

SafeSmart to Exhibit at Plantworx 2017

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  UK’s custom height access supplier, SafeSmart Access, will exhibiting at Plantworx 2017, on June 6th to the 8th. Plantworx is the UK’s premier dedicated showcase in the construction industry, for plant equipment, tools, equipment and services. For cranes, dozers, excavators and other vehicles, some of the biggest names will be on display – Ace […]

Container Rear Loading Platforms – All you need to know

Safety, whilst loading and unloading vehicles, is something that is taken very seriously at the HSE. When you start to look at the risks, you can understand why. Falls from vehicles are the second most common related-accident in the workplace accounting for 1600 injuries and 4 deaths in the past year. Access to load areas […]

How Proper Hopper Access Saves Time-Waste

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Zero Waste Parc Steps Up to the Platform Zero Waste is a major joint project between the City of Edinburgh Council and Midlothian Council in Scotland that aims to reduce, well, a waste of waste. Through private sector partners, the initiative aims to put food and residual waste to its most economical and optimal use […]

Case Study: Mixed Use Access for Euromix

The Challenge London’s Euromix Concrete, at their Thurrock depot, were experiencing difficulty with safe access to cement trucks and other structures for carrying out maintenance and cleaning procedures. With the cement trucks, workers were having to dangerously clamber over the fuel tank in order to access the drum hatch. Using a standard ladder proved to […]