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Benefits of bespoke access platforms

Bespoke access platforms are the ideal solution to meet your companies safety needs. The main benefit of using Ajax as your access platform fabricator is the flexibility we can offer in design. We offer a wide range of access platform products that can be used in a number of industries and sectors. Safety remains the…

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The Benefits Of Using Stainless Steel

One of the most popular and durable metals used and adopted in modern society, stainless steel has been adopted in over 90% of commercial businesses. From hospital surgical wards to fine dining, this unique material can be fabricated and shaped into a significant number of tools, structures and machines – making it our most versatile…

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The Features and Benefits of Pallet Gates

For years, warehouses and storage facilities have been evolving and adapting to the various needs of their suppliers. Implementing new changes, floors, platforms and heights has meant that increased storage levels now also come with increased levels of worker injury and the potential for falls and slips. With the risk of damage to both human…

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Safety Hazards of Working At Heights

When working at a great height, there are many hazards and potential dangers to be aware of. Whilst most hazards seem obvious and preventable, 28% of all fatalities from construction in 2017 were caused by heights, meaning there are still dangers to be recognised. From wobbly footing to unstable platforms, injuries sustained from heights can…

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5 Different Types of Loading Docks

Although all loading docks share the same basic function, their uses in specialised environments do vary. From product loading to construction support, different types of loading docks can be beneficial to different types of environments. Flush Dock The most common loading dock used in transport or heavy lifting, a flush dock allows for the back…

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How to perform a risk assessment in 5 steps

While many organisations carry out risk assessments, they are particularly important in construction operations. This sector is responsible for the highest number of fatal injuries to workers in the UK. 38 workers suffered a fatal injury in the UK construction sector 2017/18, accounting for 26% of the period’s 144 fatal workplace injuries. Performing a risk…

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The dos and don’ts of working at height

Working at height is the biggest danger for workers in the construction industry, according to an in-depth report by the Building Safety Group (BSG). The report combined the results of 20,000 site safety inspections in 2016, during which the BSG logged 24,634 non-compliances. They found that working at height was by far the most significant…

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What is a pallet gate and why do I need one?

A pallet gate is a special type of safety gate that protects workers from falls from height when loading and unloading. They are commonly used for mezzanine floors in warehouses and distribution centres. How do pallet gates work? A pallet gate will sit at the edge of the higher level, surrounded by guardrails and safety…

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A safety guide to working at height

Falls from height are one of the biggest causes of major injuries and fatalities in the workplace. A common cause is falls from ladders and through weak roofs, and these falls are often preventable with the correct procedures and safety equipment. Take a look at this guide to working at height for some important safety…

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Increase your warehouse space with a mezzanine floor

A mezzanine floor is an intermediate floor between existing storeys of a building, and is partly open to the floor below. They create additional floor space in high-ceilinged areas, sitting halfway between the existing floor and ceiling. The mezzanine does not count towards the number of floors in a building, and usually cannot cover any…

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