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How to Weather proofing your roof

Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent. These can range from snow and ice to wind and rain or even searing heat. The roof of your commercial building is the first line of defence against these.

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The Do's and Don'ts of Roof Access

 Things to consider when planning roof access.

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5 quick thoughts on safe roof access.

Admit it, you don’t go there often!

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Are you Four - 4 - Sixteen ready?

With the new laws taking effect on the 4th of April, now is the time to ensure your workplace is ready. The legislation has changed and it may affect your business.

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Let in light with glass balustrades

Don't block your view and get light into your building with glass balustrading.

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Is your balustrade compliant?

What must you consider to make your balustrade compliant.

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Glass barrier requirements have been amended

 Recent changes to codes mean your balustrade must now meet these requirements.

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Why 9 times out of 10, handrails are better than safety lines

At a recent site visit, one of our customers reminded me why handrails are so much better than safety lines. Having recently upgraded to a walkway and handrail system, he was extolling their virtues. Here are some of the reasons why a Monkey Toe access system with handrails is better than a safety line.

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Fires Stair Specification Requirements

Fire stair compliance is governed by two main code sections; B-Stability and D-Access. They need to provide safe egress from the building in the event of fire or other emergency and there are a number of criteria that need to be met to ensure this. These can vary depending on the use of the building and density of occupancy.

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