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Work at Height Regulations 2005

The Work at Height Regulations 2005 came into force on 6 April 2005. The Regulations apply to all work at height where there is a risk of a fall liable to cause personal injury.

Minimum horizontal imposed loads for parapets, barriers and balustrades, etc

Minimum horizontal imposed loads for parapets, barriers and balustrades, etc.

Guards and barriers around stairs, landings and balconies

Any wall, parapet, balustrade or similar obstruction may serve as guarding.  Guarding should be at least the height shown in the below diagram.   Guarding should be capable of resisting at least the horizontal force given in BS 6399-1: 1996.  Where glazing is used in the guarding, reference should be made to approved Document N: […]

BRMB Go-Kart Challenge Winners

Morris Fabrications Ltd won the BRMB Go-Kart Work Place Challenge!

Glossary of stainless steel terms

A glossary of terms, often associated with stainless steel. active The surface has lost its ability to resist corrosion (the passive state) under the prevailing conditions annealing A softening heat treatment done to restore machinability or cold formability, usually following cold working. Solution annealing dissolves precipitated particles (eg carbides, sigma phase) to optimise corrosion resistance. […]

Durbar load formula: Calculating ultimate load

DURBAR is a non-slip raised pattern floor plate of integral manufacture (the pattern is rolled in not welded). The “tear drop” studs are distributed to give maximum slip resistance in a variety of applications whilst ensuring a free draining surface. The nominal gauge of DURBAR is the thickness of the plain plate exclusive of pattern. […]

Staircase Building Regulations Park K

When designing a staircase, it is important to know the latest building regulations. The below provides you with the key points relating to staircases. The Building Regulations Part K Protection from falling, collision and impact The latest edition came into effect 6 April 2013. Categories of stairs considered ‘Private’ a stair intended to be used […]

Fire Safety

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (FSO) came into effect in October 2006 and replaced over 70 pieces of fire safety law.

The FSO applies to all non-domestic premises in England and Wales, including the common parts of blocks of flats and houses in multiple occupation (HMOs).

RAL Colour Chart

RAL colour chart.