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April 17, 2015

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Combisafe delivers safety solution at City Labs development

City_Labs_Thumb-file049717At the flagship redevelopment of Manchester Royal Eye Hospital into the Citylabs biomedical centre of excellence, COMBISAFE combined its POWER POST and double height Steel Mesh Barriers to create a unique floor to soffit safety system that would deliver full height containment.

Suitable for heights between 2.7 and 4.2 metres, the COMBISAFE POWER POST fixes between concrete floors and soffits without anchors to provide safe and rapid installation of edge protection. Its unique compression unit applies a force of up to 7.0 kN, providing EN 13374 compliant performance and easy fitting and adjustment even with double height Steel Mesh Barriers in place.

 For more information about Combisafe and their safety products, please visit Combisafe’s Barbour Product Search profile.

Approaches to managing the risks associated Musculoskeletal disorders

In this episode of the Safety & Health Podcast, we hear from Matt Birtles, Principal Ergonomics Consultant at HSE’s Science and Research Centre, about the different approaches to managing the risks associated with Musculoskeletal disorders.

Matt, an ergonomics and human factors expert, shares his thoughts on why MSDs are important, the various prevalent rates across the UK, what you can do within your own organisation and the Risk Management process surrounding MSD’s.

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