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What is a Glass Safety & Security Consultant?

A couple of months ago, I had a conversation with a guy that I had neither met or spoken to before. He said something which now looking back, I wish I had acted on much earlier. He said “I never knew your job existed!!” to which I replied “well, why wouldn’t it??” If I had […]

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Personal Injury from failure of building security measures – New sentencing Guidelines

New Sentencing Guidelines Failure of security leading to personal injury   New sentencing guidelines came into affect for cases involving working injury brought before English Magistrates and County Courts after 1st February 2016. Legal opinion supports a view of the guidelines spelling a sea-change in the law’s dealing with proven breaches of safety regulation. Weight […]

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Safety & Security window film “Mind the Gap”

We have all heard this message coming over the speaker system when either getting on or off a tube train, or painted along the platform’s edge. It’s nice to know that someone really cares for our safety. But what has this got to do with glass, I hear you say. Over the last 38 years, […]

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Laws for glass safety within the UK

To Comply or Not to Comply? Indeed, that is the question. This short review of UK safe glass law examines its success and failure since 1982. In the Beginning Little safeguard was on offer during booming post-War glass usage. BS6262:1982 Glazing for Buildings marked a sea change. Becoming the bible of glass trade practice, it first identified […]

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