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Painters killed as mobile scaffolding touches 10,000 Volt power line

httpv://youtu.be/BiHyohqxRRo Shocking Video This video was posted to you tube on Sunday showing the horrific scene as four Chinese painters are electrocuted while moving a 9meter high mobile scaffold tower. Sadly three of...

Don’t let a dodgy ladder shatter your life!

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

HSE set to put scaffolding work under safety spotlight

 The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) will be visiting construction sites in the West Midlands, Worcestershire and Warwickshire over the next 3 weeks.The inspectors will target poor performance...

Simian Risk Wins Iraq Oil Field Training Contract

 WORKING at height specialist Simian Risk has won a contract to provide on-site training for Shell and the South Oil Company in Iraq.The North...

Firm fined after scaffolding fall

 A construction firm has been sentenced for safety failings after a roofer was badly injured in a fall from scaffolding at a house in...

Scaffold collapse injuries lead to fine

 A former scaffolding company director has been fined after two employees were injured in a scaffold collapse.A 26-year-old man working for Robert Leslie Butler...

Major Contractor Fined Over Scaffolding Works Failure

 Wates Construction and MPB Structures have been fined a total of £100,000 over an incident in 2007 when seven construction workers were injured after...

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...

Inquiry told man’s scaffolding fall death was a ‘tragic accident’

 The death of a retired Dundee scaffolder after he fell while on a ''homer'' last summer was a ''tragic accident,'' a fatal accident inquiry...
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