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How to ensure your balustrade installation is up to code according to UK regulations

11-03-2016

Photo shows a woman leaning on a balustradeWhen installing balustrades in either a commercial, public or domestic building, there are a few regulations that must be recognised for the health and safety of the people in the building. We have taken information from the UK Government’s Protection from falling, collision and impact document to…

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Man's life shattered by builder's safety breach

02-04-2012

A Sheffield man is lucky to be alive after suffering multiple injuries in a three metre fall down a flight of stairs at his home.

Michael Hall fell from the top of a new staircase that had been left without a handrail by a local builder during refurbishment work at his home in Dobcroft Road.

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