Safety at Work

Pyroban – more firms pulling tugs into hazardous area operation

Pyroban more firms pulling tugs into hazardous area operation

Pyroban reports a “growing population” of electric tugs being used in potentially explosive atmospheres to support manual handling. “Electric tugs can complete the ignition triangle in Zoned hazardous areas, unless they are suitably protected,” says Rob Vesty, Sales Manager, UK and Ireland, for safety company Pyroban ®. “We believe there …

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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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Trigion Security Services building on security success

Trigion Security Services building on security success

Trigion Security Services has started a manned-guarding contract with Laing O’Rourke, through its Select Plant Hire section on a large construction site in Oxford. The contract is initially in support of the in-house team. Neil Barham, Trigion Operations Director – Manned Guarding, said, “Laing O’Rourke chose us for this project …

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CFTS – Steel rules do not rule. OK?

CFTS - Steel rules do not rule. OK

The danger of accidents caused by chain wear is one of the most pressing reasons why the HSE first introduced LOLER inspections and, subsequently, the even more exacting procedure for Through Examination. The question is: how best can chain wear be monitored and measured? The answer is clear, according to …

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