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Latest News

10 July 2024

NEW! SpanSet Hi Vis Lanyard Park Point 

Innovative design creating a smart solution to a potentially serious problem.

Now available to buy online to retrofit to you harness.


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08 July 2024

INDUSTRY FIRST - Introducing the SpanSet Load Control Buyers Guide!

Our intuitive, digital Load Control Buyers Guide is designed to help Drivers, Loaders and Operators with these complex decisions, ensuring you choose the most suitable, efficient and safe equipment for a wide variety of load control scenarios.

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02 July 2024

Gotcha Rescuer Helmet Badge launch with ALTRAD

We were delighted to welcome colleagues from ALTRAD to the SpanSet Training Centre last week for the official launch of our new Gotcha Rescue Helmet Badge.

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25 June 2024

SpanSet were delighted to support NorthWest Slackfest - however what’s the connection between SpanSet and Slacklining?

Read about North West Slackfest and how we supported this great event with an equipment donation for all to use!


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18 June 2024

New! Viper Anchor Roundsling

When you're trusting your life to an anchor sling, it wants to be the best.

After 20 years and with many innovations introduced into the SpanSet Lifting roundsling range, it was time to upgrade our anchor sling offering with the new Viper Anchor Roundsling.


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10 June 2024

SAFETY DAY & Gotcha Badge Launch

SpanSet are Market Leaders in Height Safety Training and are proud to have trained 1000’s of Height Safety workers in the correct use of the Gotcha Rescue kit. We wanted to help identify trained Gotcha Rescuers to the rest of the workforce on site and have recently designed Gotcha Rescue helmet badge.

To celebrate the launch of our new Gotcha Rescue Badges, SpanSet are holding a Safety Initiative Day in Partnership with Altrad on Thursday 27th June

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 3 June 2024

Good Luck, Pete on your journey to the top!

Pete Passmore, Lead Development/Design Engineer at SpanSet is scaling Mont Blanc to raise funds for Mountain Rescue and Combat Stress.


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20 May 2024

SpanSet's FREE  Technical Days!

SpanSet held a FREE Technical Day at our factory and headquarters in Middlewich, Cheshire to explore a range of Industry lifting challenges and the many solutions SpanSet offer.

More Technical Days are planned for later this year - find out how you can receive your invitation to our next event.

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13 May 2024

No Falls Week

SpanSet are proud to be supporting supporting No Falls Week 13-17 May!

This week, everyone with an interest in safe working at height is encouraged to share best practice and shine a spotlight on height safety.

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17 April 2024

SpanSet in partnership with Sibbald Training will be at Scotplant 2024

Scotland's largest construction equipment exhibition

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh EH28 8NB - 26 - 27 April 2024

Visit us on stand number 1, Avenue C to explore how our innovative equipment, professional training and support services combine to provide the best solutions to keep your workforce safe.

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16 April 2024

SpanSet will be exhibiting at the Commercial Vehicle Show 2024

NEC Birmingham - 23 - 25 April

For the latest advice and information on how to protect both your workforce and loads in transit – come and meet the SpanSet Team on stand 5A50.

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11 April 2024

SpanSet will be exhibiting at the UK's Premier Health & Safety Event

NEC Birmingham - 30th April - 2 May 2024 

Visit us to explore how our innovative equipment, professional training and support services combine to provide the best solutions to keep your workforce safe.

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4 March 2024

However Challenging the Load - Lift it safely with SpanSet!

Free SpanSet Technical Day - Thursday 18th April 2024


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1 March 2024

Ready for Rescue!

Gotcha Kits are designed for Emergency Rescue

Making sure they are in good condition and ready to go when you need them is essential.

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6 February 2024

When lives depend on it - be sure with SpanSet

For over 20 years, SpanSet have lead the way with our iconic HSL 'Red SpanSet', often copied, never equalled.


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23 January 2024

SpanSet - Training Drivers to secure MEWPS safely when in transit

SpanSet's Load Restraint Course - CPC Accredited.

This course fills a need within the Transport Industry to train Drivers on how to secure a MEWP (and any other heavy plant/loads) safely onto a trailer ready for transport to and from site. 

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16 January 2024

SpanSet supports Instructor, Alex as he leaves for 6 month deployment with the RAF regiment

Alex Barnes is a Senior Instructor at SpanSet, delivering Work at Height & Lifting training.  Alex is also a Reservist in the RAF Regiment with 609 West Riding Squadron which specialise in C-AUS (Counter Uncrewed Aerial Systems) - commonly known as drones.
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09 January 2024

SpanSet's Longest Serving Member of Staff Retires After 36 years

Glyn Williams has been an integral part of SpanSet for over 36 years.  He started work with us back in 1987 as Assistant Storeperson, soon progressing into Buying/Stock Co-ordinator and then onto his current position as Purchasing Manager. 
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11 December 2023

SpanSet - Supporting our partners in Ireland 

Glanua are a partner of Construction Safety Month. Westport Equipment supply Glanua. 

As the main stockist of SpanSet Equipment and provider of our Height Safety Training in Ireland, Westport asked us to join them in supporting this important Safety Campaign.  We were of course delighted to do so.   Learn more>>

20 November 2023

Time to Future Proof.  Time for an update.

The ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software system at SpanSet, that manages our business processes was becoming outdated – developing and improving it was restrictive, so a fresh start was needed. 

As a forward thinking company, replacing our old system will set us up for the future, improving.  Learn more >>

15 November 2023

A Successful Scaffold Technical

On November 7th, SpanSet held our latest Technical Day, in partnership with Simian at The London Academy of Sustainable Construction (LASC) in Waltham Forest.

An ideal partnership and a great venue to hold a SpanSet Technical Day on the subject of - Avoiding the Hidden Costs of Accidents. Learn more >>

26 October 2023

SpanSet - Taking our GoGreen Initiative to Westminster

SpanSet Group is investing in numerous net zero initiatives internationally, including here in the UK where in 2021 we installed solar panels on the roof of the main building at Middlewich.

At the time, we were surprised to be restricted by the Network Operator to half the solar installation we had originally asked for.  Learn more >>

26 September 2023

SpanSet and Simian to Host FREE Technical Day

SpanSet announce the date of their latest FREE Technical Day to be held on Tuesday, 7th November at the London Academy of Sustainable Construction (LASC), Waltham Forest, East London.

Members of the Scaffolding Industry are invited to attend this event where we will explore the subject 'Prevent the Accident - Avoid the Hidden Costs'. Learn more >>

15 September 2023

SpanSet Height Safety Courses available at Sibbald Training

SpanSet and Sibbald working in partnership to provide a premium Height Safety training and equipment to industry. 

We are delighted to announce a range of SpanSet Height Safety courses are now available at Sibbald Training, Blackridge, Scotland - conveniently situated on the M8 corridor between Glasgow and Edinburgh.  Learn more >>

7 Aug 2023

Introducing the NEW Excel-Pro Harness

Prioritise workforce comfort and safety!

For customers wanting to provide a quality harness their workforce will want to wear, we are delighted to introduce the new Excel-Pro Harness.

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31 July 2023

Prioritise safety with the NEW DSL3 Fall Arrest Lanyard 

Should a worker fall, will their lanyard ensure the distance fallen is as short as possible?  Are you sure?

Unlike anything else on the market, the DSL3 is ths first fall arrest lanyard to combine an auto shortening lanyard with an impact reducing absorber.
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27 June 2023

Listening to Linespeople to design the new Pole-Tech Harness!

As UK based manufacturers of Height Safety Equipment, we work closely with our Utilities customers, listening to their requirements and feedback to design products which are fit for specific purposes.

Recently we have been working in conjunction with UK Power Networks to design the new Pole-Tech Harness. 
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26 May 2023

SpanSet Technical Day - Above and Beyond Certification

We were delighted to welcome colleagues from across industry to the recent Technical Day held at our Headquarters in Middlewich, Cheshire. To celebrate the launch of four new Height Safety products, the day’s theme was ‘Above and Beyond certification’.

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09 May 2023

Recognising Reality - Trust The Experts to be Above and Beyond 

"In the modern workplace the provision of equipment and training to address those real-life situations, protecting us when we need it most, whilst also meeting or exceeding the standards should be a basic right. "  says Pete Ward, MD Spanset 

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31 March 2023

Introducing the NEW Gotcha2 Rescue Kit

Compact, Lightweight, Effective.

Wanting to provide your workforce with the best in rescue kit innovation in the event of a fall from height?

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15 Feb 2023

Gotcha2 Launch Event - A Terrific Technical Day!

SpanSet were delighted to host over eighty Work at Height industry professionals at the recent Technical Day held at our Headquarters in Middlewich, Cheshire.

To celebrate the launch of the NEW Gotcha2 Rescue Kit, the day’s theme was the importance of Rescue and Evacuation to deliver first aid.  Learn more>>

6 February 2023

Why SpanSet Developed the Gotcha Kit

Not all users are aware of the effects that suspension in a harness can cause and the complications from a 1st aid perspective.

What is certain is that if you are able to recover a suspended worker in time to provide 1st aid, then it will be before any effects from harness suspension occur.
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9 January 2023

NEW Introducing SupraplusX -Compact, Tough, Cost effective!

Discarding too many worn out roundslings on site?
Looking for performance, durability and to reduce costs - both financial and to our planet.


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