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  • Kee Safety: Stay on guard with Kee Walk®
    Stay on guard with Kee Walk®
    Kee Safety
    Kee Safety, a global supplier of fall protection equipment and safety railing systems, has expanded its range of safe access solutions for roof top walkways and stepovers with the introduction of Kee Walk® with Guardrail. A cost effective and modular approach to guardrail protection, this system provides roofers, contractors and maintenance teams...
    07 January 2019
  • Kee Safety: Kee Safety - a one-stop-shop for working at height
    Kee Safety - a one-stop-shop for working at height
    Kee Safety
    Kee Safety is a leading global supplier of collective and personal fall protection products designed to separate people from hazards. With a product range that includes rooftop guardrails, deadweight anchors and engineered lifeline systems, Kee Safety is a one-stop-shop for providing working at height safety solutions. Kee Safety offers one of the...
    14 August 2018
  • Bilco UK: Acquisition strengthens “Safe Access All Areas” plan
    Acquisition strengthens “Safe Access All Areas” plan
    Bilco UK
    Horizontal access specialist Bilco UK has acquired the UK’s leading manufacturer of vertical access panels, riser doors and steel doors – Profab Access Ltd. The acquisition was successfully completed on 1st August 2018. Established in 2001 Profab employs a team of 75 and operates from a 46,000 sq. ft. manufacturing and distribution facility in...
    08 August 2018
  • Bilco UK: Specifying Bilco products just got even easier
    Specifying Bilco products just got even easier
    Bilco UK
    Leading access brands Bilco and Howe Green have recently launched a new website that's designed to provide easy access to all the resources an architect, specifier or building services professional would need to include Bilco and Howe Green products in their next project. The significant investment in the new site acknowledges the importance that...
    21 March 2018
  • Safesite: Don't choose between safety and cost
    Don't choose between safety and cost
    Safesite
    It’s a common conundrum for every site manager and contractor. How can you keep to your budget without putting workers’ lives at risk? At Safesite, we want to make safe, efficient work a reality for everyone, no matter the budget. When it comes to working at height, work at height regulations state collective protection like guardrail should...
    14 February 2018
  • Kee Safety: Kee Safety self-closing gates comply with BSI standard
    Kee Safety self-closing gates comply with BSI standard
    Kee Safety
    Kee Safety, a leading global supplier of safety railing systems, has adjusted the design of its Kee Gate range to satisfy the requirements of BS EN ISO 14122-3:2016 Safety of Machinery – Permanent means of access to machinery – Part 3: Stairs, Stepladders and guard-rails. The new Kee Gate range retains the key elements of the existing safety...
    20 October 2017
  • Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories: Expert advice on fire safety from Whitesales
    Expert advice on fire safety from Whitesales
    Whitesales® Rooflights and Accessories
    Whitesales specialise in fully-compliant smoke vents and access hatches using decades of expertise to offer fire safety consultations about any premises. We were pleased to run our Ask The Expert stand at this year’s Firex, helping professionals with fire safety challenges. Q. I own an existing apartment block. The Building Control Officer has...
    16 August 2017
  • Component Developments: A strong start to 2017 for Construction Contracts...
    A strong start to 2017 for Construction Contracts...
    Component Developments
    The majority of the contracts awarded in March by value were in the East Midlands which accounted for 20% of the UK total (see fig 2.4). The largest project in the region awarded in March was the East Midland's Gateway, a rail freight interchange valued at £558 million. In addition, the contract to construct a 300 MW gas turbine in Spalding...
    08 May 2017
  • Kee Safety: Fall protection covered with new Kee Cover
    Fall protection covered with new Kee Cover
    Kee Safety
    In response to falls through roof lights resulting in almost a fifth of all fatal working at height accidents, Kee Safety, a leading fall protection specialist, has launched Kee Cover, a range of skylight covers. Kee Cover is an innovative protection system that has been designed to protect roofers and maintenance teams from falling through roof...
    18 November 2016
  • Kee Safety: Get wired for safety with KeeLine®
    Get wired for safety with KeeLine®
    Kee Safety
    Kee Safety, a leading fall protection specialist, has redesigned its KeeLine® Horizontal Lifeline system to allow easier installation on bitumen membrane roofs and provide an enhanced weathering solution. KeeLine® is a wire-based horizontal lifeline system that has been designed to provide continuous fall protection. Fit for use in areas where...
    08 September 2016
  • Kee Safety: Kee Klamp® expands its range of tubular fittings
    Kee Klamp® expands its range of tubular fittings
    Kee Safety
    Kee Safety, a leading global supplier of safety railing systems, has expanded its Kee Klamp® range with the introduction of 12 new types of tubular fittings. Designed for installation on steeper gradients, the new slope fittings offer builders and specifiers an aesthetically pleasing option. The latest addition to the Kee Klamp® portfolio is an...
    08 September 2016
  • Kee Safety: KeeGuard® Ladder Kit ensures optimal safety
    KeeGuard® Ladder Kit ensures optimal safety
    Kee Safety
    To provide optimal safety to those working at height, Kee Safety, a global supplier of fall protection equipment, has launched KeeGuard® Ladder Kit, a permanently fixed guardrail system that is used in conjunction with safety ladders and self-closing gates. KeeGuard® Ladder Kit has been designed to provide a working at height safety solution that...
    28 January 2016
  • Kee Safety: The quickest route to highway safety
    The quickest route to highway safety
    Kee Safety
    Ease and speed of installation, combined with outstanding versatility, make Kee Klamp® fittings from Kee Safety ideal for use in highway environments. Offering a flexible and convenient solution for the construction of tubular structures, Kee Klamp® fittings are suited to a range of guardrail applications. The Kee Klamp® system securely joins...
    22 January 2015
  • Cavity Trays: 2015 product guide now available from Cavity Trays Ltd
    2015 product guide now available from Cavity Trays Ltd
    Cavity Trays
    Contact Cavity Trays Ltd to request a copy of their new 2015 technical manual and product guide....
    12 January 2015
  • Cavity Trays: The Latest Book of Wise Decisions from Cavity Trays
    The Latest Book of Wise Decisions from Cavity Trays
    Cavity Trays
    The latest volume in a series of pocketbooks used by architects, builders and surveyors has just been released. Its title: The Latest Book of Wise Decisions – signifying it is the most recent in the long series that has now reached volume 41. Published by Cavity Trays Ltd of Yeovil, the pocketbook contains new and upgraded building detail...
    15 December 2014