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Fall Protection Lanyards

Falling from height kills people. The personal cost to families and friends and loved ones is unmeasurable. The financial cost to businesses can be devastating. As an employer, the importance of...

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Using Hand Tools At Height

Many of us are familiar with the phrase “safety first.” Unfortunately, up until a few years ago the phrase was not common among many of the thousands of people who work at height in the UK and...

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WAH Regulations Explained

There are 19 Regulations in total, of which 11 actually refer to working at height. The remaining 8 deal with definitions, changes to other acts and special exemptions. For the most part, these...

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Height Rescue Guidance & Planning

When operatives are suspended in mid-air after a fall, their lives hang in the balance – even if they have survived the fall without a scratch. Every second counts. The intention of this guidance...

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Dropped Objects Case Study

Large City centre development, numerous contractors working at height over busy high street. Leading Edge approached to provide tailored solution for tool retention following a near miss...

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Fall Protection System Inspection

The Work at Height Regulations of 2005 outline all the requirements companies and workers must implement in order to ensure workplace safety. In order to be fully in compliance with the law sites...

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Fall Protection System Inspection

The Work at Height Regulations of 2005 outline all the requirements companies and workers must implement in order to ensure workplace safety. In order to be fully in compliance with the law sites...

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Working Safely With Ladders

There are some 15 fatal accidents and nearly 4000 major injuries work every year in the UK involving safety ladder. So what excuse would you make if an untrained employee died or was seriously...

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How To Wear A Height Safety Harness

When you learn how to wear a height safety harness, you realise there’s a lot more to it than simply throwing it on and hoping for the best. Every type of full body harness has to be worn in the...

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Testing A Tool Lanyards Safe Working Load

All structurally rated fall arrest lanyards should be subjected to both dynamic and static tests, these follow the models that are used to test harnesses and lanyards for PPE, incorporating the...

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Height Rescue Legislation

Interpretation of the HSE Enforcement Policy As It Affects Rescue When Working at Height & How to Discharge Your Legal Responsibilities It’s important before we look at specific legislation for...

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What Is ‘Fall Restraint’?

Working in restraint allows an operative the access and mobility required to reach the leading edge and carry out their tasks whilst being prevented from potentially falling. TYPES OF RESTRAINT There...

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