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Our News Section provides regular updates on the latest company and industry news as well as discussion and advice pieces on best practice for providing solutions for safe working at height.

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    Fall arrest lanyards: what’s the difference?

    Posted By: Charlie Category: Blog

    Most people understand the basic functions of lanyards, but how can you identify the difference, and which one will serve your needs best?

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    Working safe on fragile industrial roofs

    Posted By: Charlie Category: Blog

    Each year, on average, nine people will fall to their death through fragile industrial roofs. Scores more will suffer serious, life-changing injuries.

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    The importance of personal fall protection recertification

    Posted By: Chris Paterson Category: Blog

    Once a fall protection system, whether it is a ‘collective’ system such as guardrail or a ‘personal’ system such as eyebolts, is installed, it must be regularly inspected, maintained and serviced to ensure it is safe to use at all times.

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    Why you need a rescue plan

    Posted By: Charlie Category: Blog

    Rescue plans are a vital part of working at height. If something goes wrong, you need to ensure that those working can be recovered safely and as quickly as possible.

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    Access for all with Kee Access® fittings

    Posted By: Chris Paterson Category: Blog

    The Equality Act 2010 (formerly DDA) requires reasonable adjustments be made for disabled access

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    Recertification Q&A: the most common questions

    Posted By: Colin Pirrie Category: Blog

    Inspection and recertification of systems is vital, but it is much more than simply ticking a box and issuing a certificate, which is why it’s essential that you only employ a competent company/person to carry it out.

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    Safe access and maintenance with Kee Step-Overs

    Posted By: Mark Dolan Category: Blog

    Roof Edge now supplies the Kee Walk Step-Over, a range of modular, off-the-shelf step-overs, suitable for a range of roof types including concrete, membrane, metallic and composite.

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    The Roof Edge pitched roof solution

    Posted By: Charlie Category: Blog

    Roof safety can be a difficult task when it comes to pitched roofs, as the angle can make it difficult to ensure staff or contractors carrying out work are properly protected.

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    A Year With Roof Edge: Colin Pirrie

    Posted By: Colin Pirrie Category: Blog

    Colin Pirrie joined Roof Edge early last year. He tells us about his projects and successes since starting.

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    The importance of checking competency

    Posted By: Chris Paterson Category: Blog

    Competency is vital when it comes to work at height, and a lack of it can lead to serious injury or worse. We like to think the people we hire are competent, but it’s hugely important to make an effort to check, and even shut down work if there are a

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