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IPAF Training: An Introduction

02nd April 2012
The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is a non-profit organisation promoting the safe and effective use of Mobile Elevated Working Platforms (MEWPs), such as cherry pickers and scissor lifts. IPAF accredited training courses, which can be com... Read >
Author: Jessica Peterrs

Top tips for safety with ladders and step ladders

18th January 2012
With falls from height reported as being at an all time high, itís important to ensure you know the basic ladder safety guidelines to prevent accidents and ensure staff members are properly training in working at height procedures. Around a third of al... Read >
Author: Ladders

Temperature Mapping

23rd September 2011
Temperature mapping is a vital part of the running of the operations of many firms who work with temperature controlled environments, and when using temperature mapping services, companies need to know they can rely on temperature mapping firms with a wea... Read >
Author: Henry James

Factors to be considered when Performing work at Height

18th February 2011
Considerations to be made when Working at HeightHeight Safety Equipment Height Safety Equipment is usually associated with two main types: general height safety and fall arrest, for example nets; and personal fall arrest, such as lifelines, harnesses and ... Read >
Author: Davey22 Jones99

When should I replace my safety harness

02nd September 2010
When working at height personal safety should be the highest priority. If involved in any work at height be it lifting work or being suspended at height then you must ensure that your equipment that you are using is fit for the purpose and of the highest ... Read >
Author: Suzanne D. Coldfeather

Guidance on use maintenance and inspection of Fall Protection Equipment

02nd September 2009
Guidance on use, maintenance and inspection of fall protection equipment This article is only intended as general guidance, for specific guidance contact individual manufacturers of the fall protection equipment you are using. The legal requirements ... Read >
Author: drew700x

UK Height Safety Instructor Wanted

29th August 2009
Height Safety Instructor We require a highly professional dynamic person to join our team as a 'Height Safety Instructor' training our clients at locations throughout the UK and overseas. You will be intelligent and quick thinking, as the right pers... Read >
Author: drew700x

Safety Harnesses and The Correct Use of Shock Absorbing Lanyards

25th August 2009
The Correct Use of Shock Absorbing Lanyards Falls from height are one of the leading causes of death and serious injury in the work place, with a high personal cost to families and the subsequent financial cost to businesses. It is incumbent upon employe... Read >
Author: drew700x

Safety Harhess How to wear a safety harness correctly when working at height

17th August 2009
How To Wearing a Full Body Harness Correctly When Working at height There is so much more to wearing a full body harness to work than simply throwing it on and hoping for the best. Every type of full body harness has to be worn in the same way, whether ... Read >
Author: drew700x

Height Safety How to Develop a Rescue Plan

07th August 2009
Working at height - How to Develop a Rescue Plan Rescue plans don't have to be complex. Employers should implement a rescue plan that includes procedures for: · Preventing prolonged suspension · Performing rescue and treatment as quickly as possib... Read >
Author: drew700x
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