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Surpro Ltd now a member of Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

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Solar PV on every commercial roof in the UK by 2018!!

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Almost every commercial rooftop in the UK could have solar panels installed within the next five years. That’s according to the Business Development Director of a renewable energy firm, who claims it is “inevitable” that firms in the UK will soon realise the economic benefits of solar.

Mariano Costa from Scotland-based Renewable Resources said: “Solar PV in the future will be a common reality. From an economic standpoint alone solar will be the most affordable form of power in large parts of ...

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Northwest Roofer is prosecuted after failing to protect contractors whilst working at height

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A Bury roofer has appeared in court for putting workers’ lives at risk, despite previously being prosecuted after a man was paralysed in a fall through a warehouse roof.

(The roofer) was photographed with two other men sitting on the ridge of the roof of a furniture warehouse in Trafford Park, approximately ten metres above the ground, in October 2012.

He was prosecuted after the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found he had not taken any steps to prevent the men falling ...

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Why is Roof Safety Important anyway???

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Working on roofs is a high-risk activity because it involves working at height. Roofers make up nearly a quarter of all workers killed in falls from height at work. Falls through fragile materials, such as roof lights and asbestos cement roofing sheets, account for more of these deaths than any other single cause. Not all those who are killed while working on roofs are trained roofers: many people accessing roofs are maintenance workers. There are also many serious injuries, often ...

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Surpro introduces Horizontal Safety Line System

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Surpro Ltd is delighted to announce the addition of the Soter Horizontal Safety Line System to its premium Roof Safety Product Range. Andrew McMahon, Director of Surpro Ltd said “We are delighted to be associated with such a comprehensive and intelligent line system. The whole ethos of our company is to offer high quality, cost effective solutions which ultimately protect life. Our product range has been pieced together through many years of research and design, and we see the addition ...

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