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The Importance of Height Safety

Working from any height poses many potential risks, and in today’s climate, where health and safety is of major concern, probably due to the compensation claim culture, it is vital to understand the all the latest height safety protocols and always follow them; this will minimise potential accidents and injuries where claims could occur. Working […]

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Safe Slinging – Using Packing

When you lift loads with the appropriate lifting sling it is nearly always necessary to use some form of packing to ensure safe slinging practices are upheld. The main objectives for using packing around the load are; To enhance safe slinging. To provide an adequate radius to enable the sling to pass without unacceptable loss […]

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The Basic 10 Point Lift Procedure – Enhance Lifting Safety

To carry out a complete lift, troche from start to finish, find there are 9 basic procedures, all of which enhance  Lifting safety. 1)          Co-operate with workers 2)          Choose and install the lifting structure/or check existing one 3)          Choose the lifting device 4)          Check the lifting device 5)          Assemble the lifting device 6)          Perform a […]

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