VEPS were invited to the HSE / WWT Safety Health & Safety Day (SHAD) at West Lothian College to demonstrate VEPS as an example of new best practice in work at height.
All Party Parliamentary Group on Working at Height publish their initial 'Staying Alive' report, recomending a change in working at height culture. VEPS are proud to have contributed evidence to the group.
Owner of New Element Resturaunt, Preston was fined £15,000 (+ costs) following prosecution by Preston Local Authority for unsafe work at height on top of a van whilst installing signage.
Travis Perkins Builders Merchant fined £2 million (+ costs) following death of Mr Mark J Pointer in November 2012
Testing of prototypes indicates elastic deformation under maximum loading is well within the tolerances set out in BS EN:13374 (class A), an extremely positive outcome, and the result of extensive development work.
Anglian Windows Ltd fined £10,000 after a worker fell from the roof of a van, causing severe head injuries.
VEPS presentation to Robertson Construction & invited guests, Stirling
VEPS presentation to Scottish Specialist Engineering Contractors Group Safety Forum
CV Show 2015
VEPS website launched.
VEPS Patent granted
1 October 2014
Pawel Chuboda, a self employed roofer of Burbank, Illinois died following a fall whilst securing goods onto the roof of his van
18 September 2014
VEPS presentation to Scottish Construction Safety Group, Whitburn
17 June 2014
Thames Water contractor injured in fall from van roof
20 March 2014
Air ambulance responds to man injured in a fall from his van in Blue Town, Sheppy
Mr Mark J Pointer died following a fall whilst loading timbers at Travis Perkins Depot in Milton Keynes.
19 June 2012
Mr Alan Campbell falls from Anglian Windows Ltd van roof whilst loading roof rack, suffering severe head injuries
28 August 2009
FAI into the Death of Mr Graeme Fraser Duthie in a fall from his van roof
12 July 2008
Fatal accident to Mr Stephen Huntley in a fall whilst unloading his van
10 Dec 2007
Mr Graeme Fraser Duthie falls from his van during loading, leading to his death on 17th December.
Northern Electric pay undisclosed compensation to employee injured in fall from van
22 May 2003
High Court Civil case into Wright v Romford Blinds and Shutters Ltd following Mr Wrights fall
7 December 1998
Mr Wright, employed by Romford Blinds & Shutters Ltd falls from his van roof whilst loading