A construction company has been fined $900,000 after a scaffolding collapse in Sydney, Australia killing 18-year-old Christopher Cassaniti.

Company hit with massive fine after scaffolding death tragedy

A construction company has been fined $900,000 after a scaffolding collapse in Sydney, Australia killing 18-year-old Christopher Cassaniti. The apprentice was killed when the 120ft...
Safety Campaign

Australia calls for improved scaffolding safety standards

An NSW government Minister has called on the industry to improve safety standards in the country or risk heavy fines after a number of...
scaffolders erecting bamboo scaffolding in Hong Kong

Contractors Fined for Death of Scaffolder

Two contractors have been fined just £9,500 by the courts in Hong Kong for the death of a scaffolder. On 27 December 2018 in the...

Worker takes serious fall from scaffolding at Sydney construction site

A man has taken a serious fall from scaffolding on a construction site in Sydney, Australia this morning. The 35-year-old worker plunged three meters, from...
Safety Campaign

Australia kicks off scaffold safety campaign

Construction workers in Australia are being warned of the dangers of tampering with scaffolding. SafeWork NSW is launching Scaff Safe 2020 a new scaffold safety...
Simian Skill

Scaffold training centre closed due to Coronavirus

Overseas training providers Simian Skill has closed its doors with immediate effect to help stop the spread of Coronavirus. The international scaffold training provider based...
public access stairs and ramp

BrandSafway elevates U.S. construction site safety

BrandSafway has introduced the only fully compliant temporary public access stairs and ramp in North America. In partnership with Universal Manufacturing, BrandSafway has launched temporary...
scaffolding collapse at a Sydney school

School children injured after scaffolding collapses

Nearly 30 school children have been injured after scaffolding collapsed at a Sydney school. It has been reported that Year 12 students at Campbelltown Performing...
Scaffold business owner Michael Claxton with his family

Tragedy: Aussie scaffold business owner loses house, then his life

An Australian scaffold business owner lost his family home in a devastating fire just before Christmas. Weeks later he died suddenly aged just 37. Father...
Scaffolding Championships

International Scaffolding Championship 2020

The International Scaffolding Championship 2020 is again set to take place this April. System scaffolders from around Europe are poised to once again compete in...