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Bring on the Sun – Site Safety in Spring and Summer

Yes the ice has thawed and we now have those precious longer days, but the spring and summer seasons still bring about some very real challenges to contend with. In our latest blog, we discuss what safety issues to look out for in the months ahead, and our tips to stay safe.

Step Carefully – How to Ensure Ladder Safety On Site

Ladders have a bit of a bad reputation. Yet when it comes to health and safety, often the problem isn’t the ladder itself, but rather not having the right education around how to safely use one. Read the blog to learn more about using ladders safely.

Scaffolding Regulations – What You Need to Know

As an industry, we’re well-versed in the dangers working at height can present. But unfortunately, in recent times we’ve seen our industry hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons. The injury or death of a tradesperson or scaffolder is something we at Leach’s work incredibly hard to prevent, but according to the Health and Safety Executive the death rate is on the rise. Falls from height account for one third of all fatal injuries. We unpack how regulations are helping improve the scaffolding safety culture on the blog.

How to Choose a Scaffolding Level

So, you’re in the market for a new scaffolding level. With the array of options and features available, no doubt you’ll be asking yourself how to decide which scaffolder’s level is best, or whether any level will do. That’s why we’ve put together this guide to help you identify the traits of a top-quality scaffolder’s level.

Scaffold Sheeting Buying Guide – What’s Right for Your Project?

Scaffold sheeting provides the ideal solution for ensuring the continued safety of both workers and the public. To help make the best decision for your project, we’ve put together this scaffold sheeting buying guide. Read more.

Almost 300 Scaffolding Tool Kits Delivered to Oil & Gas Scaffolders

Beerenberg and Leach’s partner to create and deliver an all-new high-spec scaffolder’s tool kit, with all tools uniquely tethered to prevent drops from height. The specialist kit has now been delivered to almost 300 offshore oil and gas scaffolders. Read more.

Meet Tia, our Key Sales Account Manager

Join us for a special Leach's Meet the Team Q&A with our Key Sales Account Manager, Tia. We talk Leach's, childhood dreams, and dogs!

Use your head – why height safety helmets save lives

In this blog, we discuss why height safety helmets save lives, and give our top tips for choosing the best height helmet for your needs. Read more.

Workplace infection control – protecting staff during a pandemic

Implementing workplace infection control procedures is more important than ever this winter as we look to curb COVID-19's spread. Leach's discuss how to protect staff during a pandemic. Read more.

Tuff as old boots – BIG BEN launches new TuffPad® with 48% better impact protection

Safer is always better. That is why BIG BEN has launched the new TuffPad®, a unique scaffolding pad that delivers a whopping 48% better impact protection than any other pad on the market. Read more.

Meet Perry, our trusted Sales Account Manager

Join us for a special Leach's Meet the Team Q&A with our trusted Sales Account Manager, Perry Wade. We talk working days, random facts, and biscuits!

A year of opportunity? Five scaffolding trends to watch out for in 2021

The future looks bright for the scaffolding and construction industries. As we look to keep the wheels of our economy turning, the team at Leach’s has indulged in a spot of future-gazing. We’ve banged our heads together and come up with five trends that we feel could positively impact the scaffolding and construction industries in the months and years ahead.