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Working at heights – what about suspension trauma?

When considering working at heights, most consideration is devoted to the practicalities of ladders, scaffolding and safety harnesses. However additional consideration needs to be provided for staff wearing safety harnesses or who will be suspended freely for any period of time – suspension trauma. What is suspension trauma? Also known as “harness hang syndrome” (HHS), …Read the Full Post

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Another Fatal Roof Fall – There Really Is No Excuse

Worker Fell to His Death, Firm Prosecuted for Failings by the HSE Health and Safety consultants will be among the first to tell you about how important it is to have safety procedures in place to protect workers when working at height.  With thousands of injuries and being the most common cause of workplace fatality …Read the Full Post

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