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  • Pro Netting Essex Limited
    08/11/2021 - Pro Netting Essex Limited 0 Comments
    How to Work Safely at Height During Winter

    Working at height during winter can be dangerous, and this is not fresh news. In autumn and winter, more incidents of major slips, trips, and falls are reported compared to summer and spring, according to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Because of that, it is only right to ensure the safety of employees when carrying out works at elevated areas.


    Unfortunately, though, we are not in control of the season. And all that is left for us are preventive measures and precautions to be safe while working at height in harsh weather conditions. As cliché as it may sound, but prevention is always better than cure. So, we made a list of ten best practices to work safely at height during winter. Let us take a look!


    (Winter or not, you can observe these practices to ensure safety at all times.)

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  • Pro Netting Essex Limited
    18/10/2021 - Pro Netting Essex Limited 0 Comments
    Things to Remember While Working at Height

    Having to work at height always involves risk. In fact, the Health & Safety Executive findings revealed that about 26% of fatalities in the UK in 2018 was due to falling from height. This number proves how dangerous working at height can be.


    If your job mainly involves heights, it is only crucial that you know the safety precautions while on duty and all the possible risks involved.


    That said, we've come up with a rundown of some practical measures that should be carried out while working at height. We will also briefly touch on what it really means when working at height.

     

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  • 01/09/2021 - Pro Netting Essex Limited 0 Comments
    What Type of Edge Protection Do You Need?

    Roofing temporary edge protection equipment exists to protect a person against falls. It is most commonly used during the construction of residential or commercial buildings. It primarily consists of a toe board, guard rail, and secondary intermediate rail, but there are other equipment types with more innovative features.

     

    According to the Edge Protection Federation, this equipment is designed to prevent people or objects from falling to a lower level. There are different types of protection for different roof types, and there are regulations to be followed for each of them. Stay on this page to learn more about these protection systems.

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  • Pro Netting Essex Limited
    05/07/2021 - Pro Netting Essex Limited 0 Comments
    Crash Bags: What Are They?

    The risk of falling from height is often far greater than it is for some people in other industries. Workers in the construction and industrial industry have to work on scaffolding in high-rise buildings, putting them more at risk of injuries.

     

    When one hears of falling, the first thing that comes to mind is danger. But that’s not always the case as fall arrest systems can always save the day. Take airbags or crash bags, for example.

     

    These bags are designed to provide an extra layer of safety and protection to workers who have to work at height. In this post, let’s take a closer look at these crash bags, their components and functions, and how they can help save lives.

     

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  • Pro Netting Essex Limited
    07/06/2021 - Pro Netting Essex Limited 0 Comments
    Health and Safety Regulations Around the Use of Safety Nets

    According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), one of the biggest causes of major injuries and fatalities in the UK is working at height. Relevant data shows that the most common cases of workplace accidents include falling a distance liable to cause personal injury. If there were no precautions in place (like having a collective fall arrest system) when working at height, a person could fall off the ladder or through a fragile roof.

     

    This is why the government set out health and safety regulations for employers to reduce the risk of their workers getting injured while working at height. Stay on this page as we go over the regulations around the use of fall arrest systems like safety nets.

     

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  • Pro Netting Essex Limited
    13/05/2021 - Pro Netting Essex Limited 0 Comments
    Why You Need Industrial Safety Nets to Protect Your Workers

    Working in the field of construction is not without its challenges. For many contractors and project managers, the biggest challenge is ensuring that every worker on the site is safe. There could be a lot of repercussions if accidents and injuries happen under the watch of supervisors and project managers. If your company wants to make sure that no such thing happens on your watch, you need to set up robust and effective workplace safety measures immediately.


    There are so many things that can happen within the project site. Some of the leading causes of fatalities in construction sites include working-at-heights, falling debris or blocks of materials, machinery misuse, just to name a few. Over the years, many companies have caught on to the dangers of working at height and have since placed safety measures in their workplaces. Others, however, still have to catch up.

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  • Pro Netting Essex Limited
    07/04/2021 - Pro Netting Essex Limited 0 Comments
    4 Different Types of Fall Protection Systems

    You have probably heard of industrial safety nets and airbags at least once in your life, especially if you are working in the construction industry. These fall protection systems are installed to reduce the safety risks and hazards associated with falls.


    Falls are the leading cause of workplace deaths among construction workers. Every day, four construction workers die, sometimes as a result of a preventable accident. And according to statistics, falls from heights account for one-third of all construction fatalities.

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  • Pro Netting Essex Limited
    07/10/2020 - Pro Netting Essex Limited 0 Comments
    How to Stay Safe on Site This Winter

    Whatever the weather, work still needs to be completed! For those working at height, the cold temperatures and gloomy conditions are often just part and parcel of the job. However, these conditions can make it more likely for a safety incident to occur. Read on to see our top tips on staying safe when working at height this winter!

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