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No Insurance For Scaffolding Firm

A scaffolding firm has been fined after it ignored repeated requests to prove it held insurance for employees working on the Fylde Coast. The Health...

Scaffolders increase but incidents fall by 20%

The NASC (National Access & Scaffolding Confederation) has launched its latest annual Safety Report. The report which is an audit of all NASC ‘Contracting’...

Crackdown Launched On Dangerous Scaffolding In Manchester

Health and safety inspectors will be out in force in Manchester on Thursday 25 November in a bid to tackle dangerous scaffolding. Falls from height...

Google Street View Catches Scaffolders Working Unsafe

This damming image from Google street view shows scaffolders working unsafely while erecting a job in North Ferriby, East Riding of Yorkshire . The link to the image...
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Brogan Group Announce 1.2M Man-Hours Accident Free

Brogan Group have announced the achievement of 1,200,000 man-hours accident free. The award winning international specialist scaffolding and access contractor Brogan Group put this impressive milestone into...

Astra Access Safety Training completes contract in Africa

A training company which began in a house in the Huddersfield has moved into the international market with contracts in Africa. Now Astra Access Safety...

Former Mill Collapses Bringing Down Scaffolding

  Police remained at the scene of a Bradford city centre demolition site this morning after a wall and scaffolding collapsed, causing major disruption. Part of...

Government Cutbacks Hit The HSE

Budget pressures prompt HSE to close offices Faced with a 35-per-cent government-funding squeeze, the HSE has decided to close two of its offices in the...

Warning: High winds expected in the UK

High winds have been forecast for this evening (27th October) across the southern half of the UK  A Met Office amber alert for high winds in southern...

Scaffolding firm fined after labourer’s death fall

A scaffolding firm has been fined £75,000 after a 42 year-old scaffolders labourer fell 12 meters to his death. Father-of-one 42-year-old Anthony Causby, who worked...

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