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Turner Access Award Winner!
21 October 2010
Turner Access is celebrating its latest award after being
announced as the Winner of 'Best Achievement in Construction 2010
Award' at the 'Safety and Health Practitioner(SHP) IOSH
The award was presented to Phil Mortlock (Group HSE Manager) and
Fiona Gallagher (Turner Access Marketing Manager) at London's Park
Lane Hilton hotel during the fourth annual SHP IOSH Awards on
Wednesday 20th October 2010.
Turner Access won the honour on the back of their campaign to
remove risks while 'working at height'.
Turner Access devised the BetaGuard®, an integral advance
guardrail for use on aluminium tower scaffolds to provide complete
fall prevention during the assembly, dismantle and alteration
processes. Turner Access believes the innovative equipment removes
the five risks associated with the widely accepted 3T (through the
trap) method: the risks of a fall, injury while fitting guardrails,
tripping when entering/exiting a traditionally-braced tower,
positional injury when entering/exiting a traditionally-braced
tower, and impact injury when entering/exiting a traditionally
Various major contractors and their clients have already
specified the use of BetaGuard on their sites in order to meet the
challenge of reducing risks on construction sites.
According to the judges, this innovative but simple device
addresses a real risk that is prevalent across the industry and is
a particularly practical solution to reducing risks while working
SHP is the most widely read Health & Safety Journal and
represents IOSH. Gary Gallagher (Turner Access Managing Director)
commented that it was the most prestigious award Turner Access has
won to date.
For further information on Turner Access and its range of
products and services please visit www.turner-access.co.uk