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Impact Wrench

Should you use an Impact Wrench for Scaffolding?

Many scaffolders across the country are ditching the traditional scaffold spanner in favour for a never tiring Impact Wrench (battery depending) for the erection...
M R Scaffolding Services seals biggest ever scaffolding contract

UK Scaffolding Company Seal Biggest Ever Scaffolding Contract

Ground Breaking Scaffolding Contract Awarded To UK Company A UK scaffolding company is celebrating following the award of a huge £500 million contract for work...

Young Scaffolder is in intensive care after three-storey fall from scaffolding

A scaffolder who survived a three-storey fall in Thornbury, Bristol is in a ‘critical but stable’ condition in hospital. 21-year-old Scaffolder Jack Conner Brown, was...

Scaffolder loses leg and arms after being electrocuted

A scaffolder has had his leg and both arms amputated after being severely electrocuted while at work. Dad-of-two Jamie Mines was working at height on...
Bridge Scaffolding Collapse

Three plunge into water after bridge scaffolding collapses

A large scaffold under a bridge crossing in New Zealand has collapsed. According to local media three people have plunged into the water and one...
Klawz Fitting

New ‘KLAWZ’ scaffold fitting hits the marketplace

There is a new double on the block designed for tube on tube scaffolds and more. The new drop forged fitting from Klawz Ltd...
Scaffolding Staircase

Dutch scaffolders complete giant scaffolding staircase in Rotterdam city centre

Dutch firm erects an impressive scaffolding staircase in Rotterdam city centre. Amsterdam based scaffolding firm Dutch Steigers have completed a huge Layher system staircase in the heart...
SG4:15

SG4:15 – Preventing falls in Scaffolding Operations announced

The NASC have announced the latest edition of the safety guidance SG4 - Preventing falls in Scaffolding Operations. For almost 20 years and 200,000 copies...

How to get that first trip offshore

Working & living offshore The working hours on most installations are normally 12hr shifts and in the North Sea it is normal to spend two...
Scaffolders death

Scaffolders recieve suspended prison sentence for death of worker

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) confirmed recently that two scaffolders from St. Austell, Cornwall have both received suspended prison sentences following the death...
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