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Keep Safe at Height

manonladder smFalls from height remain one of the major causes of serous injuries and fatalities in work-related accidents. The latest figures show that 38 people died as a result of a fall in a workplace in Great Britain in 2010/11, and more than 4,000 suffered a major injury.

New Properties in Wales to have Sprinklers from September 2013

sprinklerJohn Griffiths the Welsh Environment Minister recently announced that lifesaving sprinklers would be installed in all new build and converted properties in Wales from 2013.

A spokesman for the Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA) said “The progress made in Wales on this very important issue is to be applauded and we congratulate all those who have committed so much time and effort to this cause.”