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Marley Launches Safe in the Sun 2019

AS THE UK gets set for summer, roof systems manufacturer, Marley, is urging all outdoor construction workers to look after both their skin and...

Call for Industry-wide Ladder Training Following Prosecution

THE LADDER Association – a not-for-profit authority dedicated to promoting the safe use of ladders and stepladders – is urging all ladder users, and...

Government Slammed over Rumoured Approved Inspector Plans

LOCAL Authority Building Control (LABC) has expressed “deep concern” about rumoured government plans to allow approved inspectors a continued role in the regulation of...

Earthquake-Ready Venues for 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics

THE ROOFS OF two new 2020 Olympic venues under construction in Tokyo are being fitted with innovate features to help reduce and spread the...

Roof Safety Specialist Experiences Record Sales

SHEFFIELD-BASED rooftop safety specialist, Roofco, is on target to exceed its annual financial projections by 40%. The firm has already surpassed the total turnover achieved...

Roofing Contractor Rolls Out Sun Safety Campaign

BRACKNELL ROOFING is rolling out a Safety in the Sun campaign that aims to prepare all its roofing teams ahead of sunnier weather. The Burton-on-Trent-based...

IPAF Launches Street Smart Safety Campaign for MEWPs

WORKING SAFELY on or next to roads is the new campaign from the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), launched this week. IPAF’s Street Smart safety...

New HSE Checklist for Safe Scaffolding Practice

WITH HIGH winds sweeping across the UK this week, the HSE has released a report to ensure scaffolders carry out the correct procedures to...

REVIEW: Dickies Cameron Safety Boots

PERSONAL PROTECTION equipment is key for any roofer to complete a job safely. With a well-known reputation in the industry for producing top quality,...

Students Urged not to Play Russian Roulette with Deadly Asbestos

Students from construction-related courses have been warned breathing in asbestos fibres is like “playing Russian roulette” with their lives. Young tradespeople from Boston College heard...