New Zealand

Foreign workers in New Zealand’s construction industry at all time high

The number of foreigners traveling to New Zealand to work in scaffolding and construction has reached a new record. According to figures obtained by Newshub show in...

Partnership brings first CISRS approved training centre to Saudi Arabia

A new CISRS approved scaffolding training facility in Saudi Arabia has been launched by TAFE Arabia (Technical and Further Education) in partnership with Simian...

CISRS Accreditation Renewals in Oman & Nepal for Safety & Access

Training specialists Safety & Access have announced that following recent stringent audits by CISRS their partner centres in Oman and Nepal have passed with flying...
Bamboo Scaffolding to be 'Upcycled' In China

Bamboo Scaffolding to be ‘Upcycled’ In China

Hong Kong is backing the innovative upcycling of bamboo previously used as scaffolding on construction sites in the region. As a forward-thinking initiative, the practice...
Scaffolding engulfed in flames in Sydney

Scaffolding catches fire after it was erected to remove fire risk...

Scaffolding dramatically caught fire in Sydney, Australia yesterday after the office block cladding was removed less than a week ago because of concerns sparked...
Kewazo Scaffolding Robot

Makers of worlds first on-site Scaffolding Robot bags €1M in funding

Munich based start-up Kewazo has successfully raised over 1 million euros of seed funding for their scaffolding robot. The funding will enable Kewazo to bring...
Safety & Access deliver first overseas scaffolding CPD

First overseas scaffolding CPD courses get underway

Safety & Access in conjunction with their partners Special Technical Services (STS) in Oman has successfully delivered the first ever overseas scaffolding CPD courses. The...

First OSTS Scaffolding Supervisor Course Completed in Vietnam

A dozen experienced scaffolders have completed the first CISRS Overseas Scaffolder Training Scheme (OSTS) course delivered in Vietnam.The scaffolders comprised of 11 men and...

Snake bite kills Scaffolder

A 46-year-old scaffolder has been killed by an eastern brown snake in Queensland, Australia. Mr Aaron Bryant died after a 1.5m long juvenile eastern brown...

430 people evacuated from Hong Kong hospital after scaffolding catches fire

Investigations are underway to determine the cause of a blaze on a bamboo scaffold surrounding a hospital in Hong Kong. More than 400 people had to...

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