RF Fixing Ltd
E2 Fareham Heights, Standard Way, Fareham, Hants PO16 8XT

News

Mental health awareness in the workplace

Mental health is about how we think, feel and behave, with anxiety and depression being the most common mental health problems that affect people’s lives. Fortunately, awareness surrounding mental health is growing and last month saw World Mental Health Day on 10th October. However, within the workplace often a stigma still appears to be associated with mental health issues, especially in the construction industry, despite it being a very real issue. Mental Health First Aid England (MHFA) report that stress, anxiety and depression are the biggest cause of sickness absence in our society, with mental ill health responsible for 91 million...

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Lewis Stairwell Tower

We recently made the purchase of a Lewis Stairwell Tower to improve the safety of our operatives when working on a stairwell.  The unit provides platform length of 1500mm and with levels from 1.6m to 2.8m, gives the user a working height of up to 4.8m.  The stairwell is currently proving invaluable at our Quay Club project site.

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Training update

At RF Fixing our operatives attend regular training courses to ensure skills and knowledge are consistently improved to create a safe and efficient workplace environment. Most recently ALS Safety have delivered courses on harness training, leading edge and rescue training. For more information on the types of projects we are involved in please take a look at our projects page.  

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The Rollgliss R350

We are delighted with our latest purchase of the Rollgliss R350 modular ascending and descending rope system. As one of the simplest and effective rescue kits available, the Rollgliss R350 offers a fast and reliable rescue solution using state-of -the-art technology and design. The system sets new standards of performance in safety and rescue and is an invaluable piece of kit when working at heights on projects such as our City Road project site.

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New project – Quay Club, Canary Wharf

Following our successful application to become an approved supplier with the Canary Wharf Contractors Ltd, we are delighted to have secured a new project working on the Quay Club site with Lindner Facades Limited at Canary Wharf in London.  The five-storey private members’ club will be situated on a pontoon overlooking Bank Street and is due to open in late 2020. The RF Fixing 20 strong team will be fulfilling the highly bespoke specification including; Unitised curtain walling, Vietnamese marble white cladding, mirrored soffit stainless steel, Curtain walling stick works, balustrades and doors. Works began on the project mid-June and we are excited...

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