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Design recognition for safety pioneers A-SAFE

Design recognition for safety pioneers A-SAFE 1

A-SAFE is shortlisted for two industry design awards, with results announced later this year. The inventor of the fixed polymer safety barrier is shortlisted for Design Team of the Year at the British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEA’s) and Innovation & Design at the MX Manufacturing Awards. The BEEA judges recognised …

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Award winning A-SAFE barrier showcased in Germany

Award winning A-SAFE barrier showcased in Germany

A-SAFE ’s award winning iFlex Barrier System is currently on show at the 2016/17 iF Design Exhibition in Hamburg. The innovative safety solution, designed by international safety barrier manufacturer and inventor of the world’s leading polymer safety barriers, won the Product Award in the Industry/Skilled Trades category of the iF …

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Steel Barriers Vs Polymer Safety Barriers

Steel Barriers Vs Polymer Safety Barriers

Examining the Carbon Footprint of Steel Safety Barriers against Polymer Safety Barriers. There was a time when companies didn’t really have a choice on the type of barrier they implemented in their facility. If a manager decided there was a need for a barrier – say, for protection, or segregation, …

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Safety Barrier expert A-SAFE opens Aussie Office

Safety Barrier expert A-SAFE opens Aussie Office

The Yorkshire-based world leader in polymer safety barriers has opened its tenth overseas subsidiary. A-SAFE, which was recently placed in The Sunday Times Top 100 list of the fastest-growing UK SME exporters for the second successive year, has opened new offices in Sydney, Australia. Mark Collins, who previously worked as …

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The alarming cost of accidents in the workplace

The alarming cost of accidents in the workplace

While some costs of a workplace accident are obvious, it can often be the hidden costs that are the most damaging – and the most enduring. Scaremongering about health and safety is a counterproductive process. It carries the potential to frighten, alienate and panic facility managers, causing poor decision making, …

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Safety Barriers should not compromise facility hygiene

Safety Barriers should not compromise facility hygiene

Every product in the hygiene logistics trail must contribute to overall health and safety – and a new range of polymer-based safety barriers could prove revolutionary for sensitive workplaces. Dust, debris, dirt – the deadly 3Ds for those working environments where cleanliness is most certainly next to godliness. In food …

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A-SAFE take a ride on the Wall of Death with Guy Martin

A-SAFE take a ride on the Wall of Death

Television daredevil and professional motorcyclist Guy Martin recently smashed the Wall of Death speed world record in a live broadcast on Channel 4 – and barrier specialists A-SAFE played an important role. Guy reached a remarkable 78.15mph while traveling around a specially-built, barrel-shaped wooden cylinder at Mandy Airfield in Lincolnshire. …

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