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Groundbreaking scaffold system wins national design award

Innovative scaffolding system Intaks has won Best Design Initiative at the recent 2014 New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards. The 10th annual awards, organised by Safeguard magazine and supported by ACC and WorkSafe New Zealand, recognise the people and organisations demonstrating excellence and achievement in workplace health and safety. Intaks was awarded Best Design Initiative honours for their innovative, dual-purpose work platform and roof edge protection system — an exce...
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Fall protection designed with builders in mind

Designed by builders with builders’ safety in mind, Chippy Catcher is a strong knitted polyethylene fabric which is fixed to the top of any residential wall frame. Once spread across the top of the wall frames, the fabric is pulled tight and stapled down. The top plate is then fixed into position and the building progress can then proceed as normal. Chippy Catcher is ideally suited for under any roof areas where trusses are fitted, or where the builder needs to work from above rather tha...
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Stop bleeding fast — with Celox!

Get bleeding under control with new Celox, the must-have for every First Aid kit. A biological solution to stop bleeding, Celox prevents blood loss by forming a gel-like clot over a wound within seconds. Available in granules, nose bleed pads, and gauze pads, Celox is an essential First Aid item for minor and major cuts, lacerations, abrasions and nose bleeds — ideal for builders, tradesmen and sportsmen alike. Celox is perfect for people on blood thinning medication such as heparin and...
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Temporary anchors an ideal solution

Temporary anchors are the ideal solution for residential, commercial and industrial applications, providing an economical fall protection solution to keep workers safe and secure without causing damage to the structure. The DBI-SALA temporary roof anchor is a single person fall arrest/restraint anchor for use on a variety of selected metal roof sheeting. It provides a safe, cost effective, heavy duty, 15kN fall arrest rated anchor point for metal roof applications when installed on an ...
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Hiker boots morph into safety boots!

Renowned by hikers for lightweight strength and comfort levels, Hi-Tec footwear is now available as a safety boot with protective steel toecaps. The leather Altitude ($199) and suede/mesh Cape Trail ($189) models also feature wide fitting and waterproofed uppers. Both styles have slip resistant soles, contoured removable sock liners and rubber compounds to reduce the risk of shock when working around high-voltage equipment. The boots can be ordered at any Hi-Tec stockist.
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47% bigger tissues for real men

Tired of girl-size tissues in pretty boxes? Here’s the answer — new Kleenex Mansize tissues. Just right for the kids’ spills, mud on the dog, dip stick in the car, sweat at the gym, fish debris in the boat and those man-size runny noses. And it’s all mopped up easily with a tissue 47% bigger than a standard Kleenex tissue. Just reach for the grey and black double-pack at the supermarket. You’ll get 50 big, strong tissues in one box for the car, and another box o...
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Game-changing system revolutionising industry

A game-changing work platform system is revolutionising the New Zealand building industry. Intaks is an innovative, light-duty work platform solution that is lightweight, flexible (15+ different configurations) and keeps ground space and lower walls clear, so multiple trades can work together, uninterrupted. As demand for this game-changing system hots up around the country, Intaks is looking for regional agents to manage the increase in enquiries and orders. Demand skyrocketing The deman...
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Guaranteed all the way up the beanstalk

By Jenny Baker Ladder manufacturer Alco Products recently announced a new 12-year guarantee on all the company’s ladder products. Alco national sales and marketing manager Jon Gibson says the New Plymouth-based company has good reasons for this decision. “The new guarantee comes from 25 years of knowing our products are dependable. Alco is well known in the market for strength, safety and durability. We have confidence in the brand, the manufacturing process and the quality of...
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