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Fall Arrest, Fall Restraint, and Work Positioning; A Quick Guide

Fall Arrest, Fall Restraint, and Work Positioning; A Quick Guide

Fall Arrest, Fall Restraint, and Work Positioning; A Quick Guide Found yourself wondering what the difference is between fall arrest, fall restraint and work positioning is? After all the equipment looks so similar and phrases seem to be used almost interchangeably. However, we’re here to tell you that isn’t the case. What is Fall Arrest? […]

The newcomer on the UK Security Fencing Scene

The newcomer on the UK Security Fencing Scene

    How QAB Systems came about QAB Systems is a division of WCC Group, which has over 20 years’ experience working within high-security establishments. Focusing on perimeter security maintenance within these heightened security sites. Works here have included the removal of fence topped razor wire, removing and replacing damaged sections of the fence. This […]

The Importance of Maintaining Your Perimeter Security

The Importance of Maintaining Your Perimeter Security

Why Maintenance is Important You may think that because you have a security fence installed that your site is safe and secure, but we are here to tell you that’s only the start. While it offers protection for you it is equally important to maintain your perimeter protection. In-fact, it is more important that some […]

Health & Safety challenges surrounding security fence installations and maintenance

Health & Safety challenges surrounding security fence installations and maintenance

    This article originally appeared on The Association of Fencing Industries in February 2021.   From the initial design stages of security fence installation, health and safety of all those involved must be a priority but construction is still one of the top industries where serious injury and death is not an uncommon occurrence. […]

The Importance of Maintaining Perimeter Security during COVID-19

The Importance of Maintaining Perimeter Security during COVID-19

    It almost goes without saying that COVID-19 has created unprecedented upheaval in all areas of our lives, across the globe. Whether you’re reading this from your hastily constructed home office, dealing with the difficulty of job insecurity, or ensuring frontline key workers are adequately protected and provided for, the COVID-19 crisis has touched […]

COVID-19 and Confined Spaces

COVID-19 and Confined Spaces

What best practices can employers follow to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 inside confined spaces?   The current government guidance on social distancing states that workers should keep two metres apart whenever possible. However, workers inside a confined space can’t always stay two metres apart. This can create problems with compliance in confined space […]

Keeping Safe on Construction Sites with QAB Systems

Keeping Safe on Construction Sites with QAB Systems

    While an easing of lockdown restrictions seems to be in sight after a long year of disruption, there are still stringent government requirements to on site operations in order to support and maintain social distancing.   maintains that social distancing of two metres is a requirement both on and off site, as well […]

HERAS: Raising the Bar on Installation Safety

HERAS: Raising the Bar on Installation Safety

QAB Systems are pleased to announce that the Market Leaders in Perimeter protection, Heras, are raising the bar on safety by utilising QAB fencing bracket products to assist with their fence installation and perimeter maintenance operations. Heras, operating since 1952 design, manufacture, install and service both temporary and permanent perimeter protection systems including but not […]

358 Security Mesh: the Global Standard

358 Security Mesh: the Global Standard

Where security is demanded at the highest levels, 358 Security Mesh is the go-to choice for providing impenetrable perimeter defence as well as affording the ability to support other security deterrents such as PIDS, CCTV and razor wire. The 358 Security Mesh is utilised across the globe in a variety of sensitive locations; from prisons […]

Making Access to 358 Security Mesh Safe

Making Access to 358 Security Mesh Safe

    There are many different types of security fencing available, and there is no one inherently correct type. The variation of security fencing required depends on the job itself, the location and any barriers to access or installation.   However, in many secure settings, 358 Security Mesh is the standard for physical perimeter security. […]