11 reasons to use the Impact Bull® fall arrest system

Falls from height remain the most common cause of workplace fatality. Statistics from the HSE show that in 2015/16, 144 workers were killed at work – of which, just over a quarter (37 cases) were accounted for by a fall.

With loss of life and subsequent HSE investigations and potential prosecutions, the very real risks associated with a fall in the workplace and the need to protect your workforce needs no further explanation.

Limit the impact when you can’t prevent the risk

Falls cannot always be prevented. Even with thorough risk assessments training and the use of appropriate safety equipment including harnesses, in some situations, falls are a risk that cannot be completely eliminated.

Fortunately, protecting your workforce and reducing the risk of injury could be as simple as installing a Impact-Bull® Fall Arrest System, our British Standard PAS 59 compliant giant inflatable jigsaw cushion. 

Designed to provide a safe and cushioned landing, it will break a fall and help keep your workforce safe.

Revolutionise your work from height with Impact-Bull®


Large air-filled cushions link together to create a giant inflatable life-saving jigsaw cushion.

Each cushion is filled with ‘sealed for life’ air pockets. With low inflation pressure, the cushions absorb the impact of a fall without causing major injury.

For maximum flexibility, the cushions link together with quick-release buckles, allowing the system to be configured to fit the space required whilst also enabling it to be moved from site to site and to be used time and time again.

Not only that, but as the Impact-Bull® Fall Arrest System cushions are filled with nothing but air, there are no flammable fillings – helping ensure our systems always meet fire safety regulations.

With a fall arrest height of 3.1m from finished floor level to working height, Impact-Bull® has a higher fall rating than any other fall arrest system on the market. It means that our system can protect workers working in properties with higher ceilings – revolutionising the way construction at height operates.

The versatile system has been primarily developed for house building and, given its composition of exclusively fire safety compliant materials, can be used in timber framed developments, concrete structures and traditional brick built properties.

11 reasons to use the Impact-Bull® Air Cushion Fall Arrest System

Impact-Bull® is the most effective collective fall arrest system on the market. No other system is as easy and simple to install as ours. Here’s why we think you should choose it to protect your workforce.

1. Easy to install

Easily inflated and deflated with a petrol or battery operated pump. Each Impact-Bull® air cushion takes just 30 seconds to inflate. No wonder it’s considered the lightest and easiest fall arrest system to install.

2.  Freedom of movement, total peace of mind

Using the Impact-Bull® Fall Arrest System means that construction workers can confidently work harness-free – giving them greater freedom to move around, handle tools and get on with the job.

3.  Endorsed by the industry

We’ve worked with (and for) large construction businesses, including some of the UK’s largest house builders to design and develop the most reliable and practical fall arrest systems available, creating tried-and-tested products built with health and safety, as well as practicality in mind.

4. Durable

Constructed from strong, durable polypropylene, the Impact-Bull® Fall Arrest System can be used time and time again.

5. Longlife span – guaranteed

At Bull we pride ourselves on the quality and longevity of our products. So much so that our systems come with a 10-year lifespan guarantee – the longest lifespan available on the market.

6. Easy to maintain

Cushions can be refilled and replacement parts are available. And, for extra peace of mind, an annual service by one of our team of dedicated inspectors will help keep the system in perfect working condition.

7. Waterproof

Cushions repel water and rain – making the system ideal for outdoor use in all weathers.

8. Lightweight – and cost effective

For extra practicality, our lightweight air-filled cushions are easy to install and move from site to site, meaning the system can be used time and time again to help keep your costs down.

9. Fully tested to PAS 59 – The Impact-Bull® Air Cushion System has been put through strenuous tests by the National Engineering Laboratory to conform to the British Standard PAS 59 for filled corrective fall arrest systems.

10.  Environmentally friendly

Constructed from materials that can be recycled, cushions can be environmentally disposed of once damaged beyond repair.

11. Expertise you can rely on

Bull’s reputation as an expert in the field of fall safety equipment is based on over a decade of innovation and design. We first supplied fall arrest systems in 2001 and introduced Impact-Bull®, our own product in 2006.

It’s a heritage we’re proud of – but we’re not standing still – we’re continuing to innovate and improve design to protect the UK’s building and construction industry.

As you would expect from Bull, our fall-arrest system service includes on-site annual inspection, service and repairs, and on-site training in safe use.

For more information about our falls arrest systems and products, as well as the options available for your business, talk to one of our team of knowledgeable and friendly advisors on 01432 806806 / enquiries@bullproducts.co.uk


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