Cost savings

Circa 50% reduction in cost compared to alternative anti-impalement options

Our calculations below use indicative costs to show the cost savings you can make by using WISAblock as an alternative to Reinforced Protection Cap (Mushrooms) and the Reinforced Safety Strip.

WISAblock vs. Reinforced Protection Cap (Mushrooms)

Reinforced Protection Cap (Mushrooms) at an indicative price of £1.85/unit over 1.5m typically consisting of an average 16 starter bars

Total Protection Caps Cost £29.60

Using WISAblock at recommended spacing’s of 1.5m at an indicative price of £7.50

Total WISAblock Cost £15.

WISAblock saving per 1000m £9,733
Reinforced Protection Cap (Mushrooms) £19,733
WISAblock £10,000

WISAblock vs. Reinforced Safety Strip

If 4.2m length was covered using a Reinforced Safety Strip at an indicative cost of £8 for a 900mm unit , total cost would be £40

Total Reinforced Safety Strip Cost £40.00

Using WISAblock at recommended spacing’s of 1.5m at an indicative price of £7.50

Total WISAblock Cost £22.50

WISAblock saving per 1000m £4,166
Safety Strips £9,523
WISAblock £5,357

The WISAblock anti impalement system uses standard timber 4×2 allowing simple coverage of steel starter bars. Our case studies have proven that timber is re-used fully on-site during construction providing zero waste.