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Style a deciding factor when choosing a hard hat

Nexus helmet

Research from Centurion, the above-the-neck PPE specialist, has  revealed that style is the fourth major trigger for customers changing a helmet or brand, after cost, comfort, and change in company policy requirements. Renowned for its head protection systems, the global company conducted a survey of 250 wearers across UK organisations to understand the opportunities and challenges faced by the changing …

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Tackles damp that’s difficult to reach

damp-proof coatings

The Drybase range from Safeguard Europe – the UK specialist in damp-proofing and waterproofing technology – has been designed for use when it is not possible to protect building materials and interior surfaces from the sources of dampness, like rain penetration or rising damp. The collection of damp-proof coatings, coverings coatings and membranes can be used for protection against a …

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Skanska to Trial Smart Hard Hat

Smart Helmets

Skanska UK is to trial the DAQRI Smart Hard Hat on-site – industrial grade wearable technology that provides users with instant and relevant information, overlaid on their line of sight. Skanska is the first UK contractor to become part of DAQRI’s early adopter programme, building on the relationship that has grown between Skanska and DAQRI over recent years. The DAQRI Smart …

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Worker loses leg in “accident that should never have happened”

Construction boss jailed

A Canvey Island engineering firm has been sentenced for health and safety breaches after a worker suffered life-changing injuries. Southend-on-Sea Magistrates’ Court heard that on 10 June 2015 Felix Trefas, 27, a welder for F. Brazil Reinforcements Ltd, was making large steel reinforcing cages which were moved by overhead travelling cranes. When one of these cranes broke down, a colleague …

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The What Knot – Secure ropes without tying knots

What Knot

In this latest video from Skill Builder Georgina Bisby provides a demonstration of the What Knot, a device that connects ropes easily and safely without the need to tie knots. The What Knot from Just Right Products allows you to tie ropes in seconds with a simple twist and untie with the press of a button and twist. The device …

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What’s happening with Skill Builder in 2017?

Skill Builder in 2017

Grab a cup of coffee and join us as we look at some of our highlights of 2016 and discuss what’s in store for 2017. We’re looking forward to introducing you to lots of interesting products and concepts in 2017 as well as providing coverage of key product launches from some of the biggest brands in the industry. Keep telling …

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The drone with a snow sprinkler that can decorate your tree

Christmas Drone

People with more money than sense can now take home the Christmas gadget to end all gadgets, in the form of the new, limited edition Ultimate Christmas Drone. The drone, which can be purchased from the UK drone e-tailer, for a mere £1199.00, makes the perfect little Christmas elf and is even equipped to dress the Christmas tree. Deck …

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Smart heating: What’s it all about?

Smart heating

With smart technology becoming a part of daily life, it’s unsurprising that homeowners are looking for the same level of functionality when it comes to heating. However, while smart home technology is a hot topic, there is still ambiguity about what smart and connected actually mean when it comes to heating systems. Jon Phillips, head of product management at Baxi, …

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What are your favourite loft conversion tools?

loft conversion tools

In this video Roger Bisby shares the five tools he wouldn’t be without when carrying out a loft conversion. From the Hultafors Talmeter tape measure featuring an extension that allows you to make an accurate measurement between two fixed points, to the Stanley Bostitch framing air nailer that’s easily portable and cheap to run, Roger talks through five of his …

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Be seen to be safe: Hard hats that light up

JSP visilite

JSP has launched a new lighting system for its safety helmets called the JSP Visilite which increases worker visibility without dazzling colleagues in close proximity. The Visilite has tough ABS casings making it highly durable to withstand knocks and scrapes. It is easy to fit to the JSP Evo range of Helmets –clips slide onto the front sides and rear …

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