AKM Fabrications


  • AKM Fabrications
  • Unit J, Buckshaw Link
  • Ordnance Way, Buckshaw Village
  • Chorley, PR7 7EL

Rubbish Chutes

Superior rubble chutes can take a ton

Construction site rubble chutes have a lot to deal with – more than domestic rubbish chutes typically have to handle, for sure. Whereas residential rubbish disposal chutes might not normally take more than the contents of a kitchen bin, construction site rubble chutes may have to safely transport broken masonry, chunks of concrete and other […]

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Stay safe with building site rubbish chute accessories

Building site rubbish chute accessories can help to make your construction waste chute even more convenient to use, and can also help to ensure site safety. A construction waste chute alone is already a step towards a safer building site, providing a visible and contained way for unwanted materials to be dropped into a skip […]

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Builder charged for lack of rubbish chutes and edge protection

The director of a Coalville construction company has been sentenced for failing to use edge protection when working on a fifth-storey project, as well as simply throwing sacks of rubble from the fifth-floor window instead of using rubbish chutes or safely carrying the sacks to ground. When the incident occurred, on October 2nd 2014, it […]

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Providing safe access to construction site rubbish chutes

Rubbish chutes are an important way to carry all kinds of waste from building sites to ground level – with colour-coded chutes allowing recyclable waste to be sorted and separated as you go along. But using rubbish chutes safely requires some caution in itself, as you do not want to put workers at risk of […]

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Apprentice death shows life-saving value of rubbish chutes and edge protection

The death of a 16-year-old apprentice has highlighted how rubbish chutes can not only carry waste materials safely to the ground; they can combine with edge protection to prevent fatal falls, too. In the incident, which this month saw the youth’s employer fined £325,000, the teenager was working on an extension to a property in […]

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Rubbish chutes can help on-site sorting of recyclable solar panels

We’ve touched on the use of rubbish chutes to sort materials on-site in the past, with different coloured chutes able to carry different substances safely to ground level – with benefits including the ability to streamline your sorting of recyclable materials. This could be particularly useful in the years ahead, as the National Federation of […]

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Roof rails and rubbish chutes can show TrustMark commitment

Using roof rails and rubbish chutes on a construction site can allow TrustMark-certified builders to demonstrate their commitment to safety, while protecting employees and members of the public in the process. The TrustMark scheme allows tradesmen to be recognised for working to a high standard, in line with industry health and safety practices, and adhering […]

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Rubbish chutes can improve safety and productivity

Rubbish chutes are more than just a convenience for construction sites; they not only help to improve safety, they can also help boost productivity as well. Installing rubbish chutes makes sure there is a clear route to ground level for waste produced by workers on upper levels and on the roof. Colour-coded rubbish chutes can […]

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Rubbish chutes can enable quick sorting of recyclable materials

Rubbish chutes are an important addition to building sites, allowing waste to be carried quickly and safely to the ground. However, if you are keen to improve the environmental profile of your firm, rubbish chutes can help you to do so. Chutes are available in a broad range of different colours, with top hoppers and […]

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Rubbish chutes can provide access at multiple levels

We’ve all seen rubbish chutes hanging from the sides of construction projects, carrying rubble and debris down to ground level in a safe and controlled manner. However, many people might not realise that rubbish chutes can be accessed not only from the top, but also at intervals along their length. To allow this, all you […]

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