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What Working at Height hazards & control measures should I consider?

Steve Knight | 26 Mar 2020

The Work at Height Regulations (2005) are in place to prevent death and injury caused by a fall from height. If you’re an employer or are in charge of working at height, then it is your responsibility...

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What is the difference between a fall arrest system and fall restraint system?

Steve Knight | 24 Mar 2020

The Work at Height Regulations 2005 state that employers have a responsibility to provide control measures that prevent falls from causing serious injury or death in the workplace. These control measu...

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What is the hierarchy of control measures under the working at height regulations?

Steve Knight | 20 Mar 2020

The Work at Height Regulations (2005) were put in place to prevent death and injury caused by a fall from any  height, all projects involving work at height should be fully risk assessed and evaluated...

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What are the different types of fall protection systems?

Steve Knight | 13 Mar 2020

Fall protection systems are planned measures used to protect workers, who are working at height, from death or injury by either arresting a freefall or eliminating the risk of a fall. They help busine...

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How to inspect pressure vessels

Roohul-Qadeer Hamid | 05 Mar 2020

The Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 (PSSR) relates to pressure systems for use at work. Their aim is to prevent serious injury from the hazard of stored energy and scalding effect of steam as...

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What is a WSE for pressure systems?

Andy Hemsworth | 11 Feb 2020

The Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 (PSSR) require all users or owners of pressure systems to demonstrate that their equipment is safe for use in order to prevent serious injury that could oc...

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Why is my UKAS Type C Body offering maintenance?

Andy Satchwell | 21 Jan 2020

When you are choosing an engineering inspection supplier, you want the best. With so many companies to choose from, it can be difficult to assess which is right for you. Making the wrong decision can ...

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Common Causes of Crane Failure

Stephen Gillions | 16 Jan 2020

Each instance of crane failure is unique, however, they usually arise out of similar circumstances. While most common crane failures are unavoidable and occur because of prolonged use, incidents where...

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Who is responsible for pressure equipment compliance?

Bob McFarlane | 06 Jan 2020

When operating any type of pressure equipment, it is essential to ensure compliance with the relevant health and safety regulations. These regulations include Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 ...

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