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Road Closed After Scaffold Collapse

  Balham High Road, Wandsworth has been closed off after scaffolding erected outside a building on the street collapsed this morning. Firefighters were called at 3.20am...
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The NASC succeed in battle to replace ‘Competent’ with ‘Qualified’ in regulations review

Competent Scaffolder will now be Qualified Scaffolder after regulations review. ScaffMag has been informed by sources that the National Access & Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) has...

Scaffold Firm Fined 10K For No Scaffolding Licence

A company has been ordered to pay more than £10,000 in fines and costs after pleading guilty to erecting scaffolding without a licence. Local news...

Safety Alert Issued – Extendable Loading Bay Gates

The HSE have issued a safety alert for Extendable Scaffolding Loading Bay Gates for the use of cable ties to secure loose mesh and...

Pedestrian Trapped After Scaffolding Collapses In Leicester

Two women were injured when scaffolding collapsed, leaving one of them trapped, in a Leicester street this morning (28th January 2015). Scaffolding erected on a...

Scaffolding firm admits responsibility for death of dad

A Merseyside scaffolding firm has admitted responsibility for the death of a Liverpool dad who fell while working on the roof of the companies...
Tristan Kelly

Simian Risk wins Blink Giant Media contract and announces key appointment

    Leading scaffolding safety firm Simian Risk is continuing its expansion into the South of England with the appointment of Bournemouth based specialist Tristan Kelly. Tristan...

Don’t let a dodgy ladder shatter your life!

 Ladder Association launches 2012 Ladder Exchange For three months starting 1 September 2012, anyone who buys, uses or has responsibility for supervising the use of...

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’...
HSE: Builder Sentenced

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...
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