TRAD UK shines spotlight on diversity and inclusivity

Katie Piper & Des Moore TRAD UK

A UK scaffolding group has hosted an industry seminar with guest speaker Katie Piper to highlight the importance of diversity and inclusivity in scaffolding and wider construction. TRAD Scaffolding, part of TRAD UK, has highlighted the importance of diversity and inclusivity within the scaffolding and wider construction industries by hosting a seminar for clients,...

Scaffolding firm is a flying success at business showcase event

standing by helicopter

Scottish scaffolding firm MJR Group Solutions held a business showcase event on Wednesday that included landing a helicopter on a custom-designed cantilevered scaffold helipad. A number of invited guests from Scotlands construction industry converged on Wednesday at the swanky Lochside Hotel in New Cumnock, Scotland. Guests attending the business showcase...

Trade Organisation to hold its third Contract Law Seminar

Birketts CL March 2019

The Scaffolding Association and Birketts LLP Solicitors are set to co-host its Northern Contract Law Seminar in Leeds. The Scaffolding Association (SA) has again joined forces with Birketts LLP Solicitors to run a seminar on Contract Law and relevant contract issues called "How not to make a rod for your own back...” The event will take place at the Malmaison Leeds...

Scaffolders charity golf day success

Image shows golfers attending SCP and Forgeco Golfer Of The Year Championship

SCP and Forgeco hold its first-ever Scaffolders Golf Championship at the Belfry. Scaffold and Construction Products (SCP) and Forgeco, suppliers of scaffold and construction products and components, held their first-ever Scaffolders Golf Championship to crown “Golfer of the Year” at the prestigious Belfry Golf Resort near Birmingham. Despite the poor weather conditions, players turned up in force to support the...

New innovations unveiled at Layher’s open day

New innovations unveiled at Layher’s open day

Five new products launched at Layher's Partnership Open Day held in Hertfordshire. LAYHER the world's largest system scaffolding manufacturer officially launched a flurry of new products to the UK market on Thursday. The new UK product announcements came as Layher UK showcased its latest developments at its biannual Partnership Open Day held at Layher UK's Headquarters in Letchworth. Over 190 invited guests...

Trade body to hold second Temporary Works Seminar

Image showing a NASC seminar

Scaffolding trade body the NASC and Temporary Works Forum (TWF) are set to co-host a free seminar in Bristol. The half-day event that will take place next month will cover a broad range of temporary works topics, with a particular focus on scaffolding, and is aimed at both contractors and clients.  Speakers include Ashley Daniels, Head of Lifting & Temporary Works...

AIF Confirm Speaker Line-Up for National Work at Height Conference

AIF

A total of 13 speakers will address the Access Industry Forum's (AIF) second national conference Working at height: Access for Life on Thursday, 14 November 2019, at the AJ Bell Stadium, Salford. Speakers will cover the issues and topics set to shape the future of access and height safety in a sector which saw 40 fatalities in 2018/19 according to...

AIF National Working at Height conference 2019 announced

AIF

The Access Industry Forum, the forum for the principal trade associations and federations involved in working at height, has released details of its second national conference on height safety which will take place on Thursday, 14 November 2019, at the AJ Bell Stadium, Salford. Supported by the Association for Project Safety (APS), Hire...

Trade body to hold Working at Height panel discussion at Safety & Health Expo

The Scaffolding Association will again be holding another industry discussion at the Excel in London, during the Safety & Health Expo. A specialist discussion panel is set to come together at the UK's leading Health & Safety event to talk about the "Roles and Responsibilities for Working at Height." Lead by The Scaffolding...

NASC & TWF to hold Temporary Works seminar

USC safety hat

The NASC and Temporary Works Forum (TWF) are co-hosting a free Temporary Works seminar in Birmingham next month. The half-day event will cover a broad range of temporary works topics, with a particular focus on scaffolding, and is aimed at both contractors and clients. Speakers include John Underwood, HSE Inspector, Simon Hughes, Managing Director of Simian Risk, Duncan Reed,...