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Avoid Skylight Accidents

Skylights are used in a variety of buildings and they can be a fantastic way of allowing natural light into constructions that would otherwise be too dark. However, there are also dangers associated with such design features.

While safety standards and guidelines associated with such lights are becoming much stricter and more effective, older versions still in use present considerable risk if they are not managed effectively.

For example, flat translucent lights often appear as roof patches, while sometimes these items can be hidden under a layer of dirt or snow.

Over the years, skylights can be damaged by the sun and weather conditions, meaning they develop weaknesses. Therefore, if someone accidentally stands on such an item, falls onto it or sits on it, they may tumble through to the level below.

Often this has devastating consequences. So, if design features like this are present in your building, now might be the time to take action.

Thankfully, you can remedy the potential problem quickly and easily by coming here to us at Heightsafe Systems. We provide a whole range of fall arrest and other height-based safety measures.

We can boost height safety at your firm by offering you skylight covers. Unlike many other versions of these products, our items of this kind completely remove the risk.

So, don’t take a chance when it comes to roof safety. Make sure all possible dangers have been foreseen and take action now to remove the problems. To find out more about this issue, simply take a look around the rest of our website.

21st June 2011 10:39 am

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